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Computational Tool for Shaping Auxetic Materials

07/27/2016 by BestInShow
The big picture of a shoe caught my eye, but this article about shaping auxetic materials (from one of my alma maters) is of interest way beyond makin...
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Last comment 07/28/2016 by MR. Guest

Nicotine and Niacin

07/26/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
As an occasional (about once a month, at most) pipe smoker, I’ve been following the FDA’s new Deeming Regulations with some interest. Star...
Pathfinder Tags: deeming niacin nicotine smoking tobacco
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Last comment 07/28/2016 by truth is not a compromise

White Residue Formation On Printed Circuit Board Assemblies

07/15/2016 by ardinesh07
Hi, Pls suggest some alternate materials for WHITE RESIDUE FORMATION ON PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLIES Currently we are using Eraser for cleaning t...
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Last comment 07/18/2016 by Just an Engineer

Toluene Gravure Formulation

07/09/2016 by Belcom10
hello, am new here, i really love this site . anyone to help me with the formula for toluene gravure ink production for food packages printing.thanks...
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Last comment 07/14/2016 by PWSlack
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Chemical Manufacturing

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REACH Called "Threat" to Chemical Innovation

07/18/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Are the European Union's extensive REACH regulations governing all things chemical an over-REACH? That's what some industry members are now claiming a...
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Last comment 07/20/2016 by MR. Guest

EPA Seeks to Ban Some HFCs

06/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Seeking to spur adoption of more climate-friendly alternatives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to ban the use of certain...
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Last comment 06/17/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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Coatings & Surface Engineering

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Invisible Skin That Mimics Healthy Tissue Could Deliver Drugs

07/17/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Scientists have developed a thin skin polymer that temporarily protects and tightens the skin and may be capable of delivering topical medication in t...
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Color-changing Fabric Could Shield Soldiers from View

05/18/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Scientists from Nanjing Tech University have developed an organic material that can change color with the addition of a low voltage. The material...
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Glass, Ceramics, Fibers & Fabrics

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Smart Clothing's Silver Lining

06/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The biggest hurdle to functional smart clothing - apparel with integrated electronics to monitor your vital signs or power your smartphone - has been...
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Can a Material be Truly 'Bulletproof'?

04/13/2016 by HUSH
Bulletproofing is a big business and therefore an ever-developing area of focus for materials science. Erm, perhaps we'll call it bullet resistance...
Pathfinder Tags: armor bullet resistance bulletproof materials
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Last comment 04/21/2016 by adreasler
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Oil & Gas Technology

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Appalachian Basin Producing More Gas than Ever

05/25/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Low-cost Appalachian shale gas production has enabled the oldest U.S. natural gas producing area to re-establish itself as a supply juggernaut. Signi...
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Last comment 05/26/2016 by Phys

Slow Down, Move Faster — A New Approach to Drilling Optimization

05/13/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Faster may not be better, at least on the drill rig. The new buzzword is optimization. Rather than focus on rate of penetration, Drilling Contractor...
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Plastics & Resins Blog

128 blog entries, 443 comments (0 Viewing)

BPA Substitute Triggers Similar Endocrine-Disrupting Effect

04/11/2016 by Quasar
"BPA-free" products might not be as safe as you think. Researchers at the Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau in Canada have found that...
Pathfinder Tags: BPA BPS
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Last comment 04/12/2016 by SolarEagle

Shape-shifting Polymer Both Strong and Sensitive

03/15/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a new shape-shifting polymer that reforms in response to the slightest touch, and at body heat...
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Last comment 03/16/2016 by John Shoesole
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Plastics Fabrication

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Houston, We Don't Have a Problem

10/25/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
With the ability to heal itself from the penetration of a bullet in less than one second, a new material developed by a team at the University of Mic...
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Last comment 10/28/2015 by Legolaz

Chip Off the New Block

09/15/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at Duke University are telling the world that integrating lasers on silicon chips is so yesterday: instead they've developed a method to...
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Organ Pipes: An Enduring Application for Lead

03/08/2016 posted in Notes & Lines
by Jonathan Fuller
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has thrown lead contamination (as well as poor government oversight and possibly corruption) into the public spo...
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Last comment 03/12/2016 by Lehman57

Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
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Modern Living Through Chemistry? Electronics? Agriculture?

08/10/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Can man live by bread alone? This rhetorical question has its roots in the Bible where related phraseology is found three times and the intent is s...
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Industries Serving Global Needs

08/09/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
A chicken is interested in the person who wants bacon and eggs for breakfast but the pig is committed. It's a light quip (for all but the pig!) but...
Pathfinder Tags: agriculture chemicals electronics petroleum transportation
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Risk and Its Part In Engineering Failure

02/21/2012 posted in OH CR4P!
by cheme_wordsmithy
Ever played the board game RISK? Even if you haven't, you've most likely heard of it. The game is aptly named because, regardless of the strategy im...
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