Realistic bite sleeve for K9 training

October 1st, 2020

Army scientists have designed and developed a realistic canine bite sleeve trainer to improve the performance of military and civilian K9s, according to U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs.  A bite sleeve comprised of a silicone product, a mesh support system, pressure dissipating foam and layers of Kevlar is […]

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PolymerPlus partners with Case Western Reserve University and U.S. Army

September 9th, 2020

Peak Nanosystems LLC, through its wholly-owned subsidiary PolymerPlus LLC, is partnering with Case Western Reserve University researchers and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory to develop new manufacturing approaches for cutting-edge, cost-effective production of high-performance, lightweight polymeric materials. The Army’s new five-year commitment awards $5.4 million (with the potential for up […]

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How to inspire the next generation

September 29th, 2017

A critical issue in the textile industry is how to attract and inspire the next generation. North Carolina State University in Raleigh may have an answer: develop student/industry partnerships that solve real-life open-ended problems. During a presentation at EXPO, co-directors Jesse S. Jur and Russell E. Gorga, from the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and […]

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