Nanofiber veil for composites

August 1st, 2019

Designed to improve the strength and performance of composite components at a lower cost, Xantu.Layr XLB has the potential for numerous applications, including in the aerospace industry. Photo: Revolution Fibres. The world’s first commercially available interleaving nanofiber veil for use in fiber-reinforced thermoset polymer composite materials has been developed by New Zealand-based Revolution Fibres in […]

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Textile methods for tissue repair

June 15th, 2016

Elizabeth Loboa, dean of Missouri University College of Engineering, experiments with biomaterials seeded with stem cells to grow and replace missing tissue lost through injury, illness or surgery. These “scaffolds” hold stem cells as they grow into tissue; scaffolds then degrade to leave the natural tissue in place. Scaffolds can be made using electrospinning, a […]

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