Cellulose fibers take flight

July 24th, 2015

A resurgent interest in more sustainable and environmentally friendly carbon fibers has led researchers in the U.K. to convert cellulose fibers into high-strength carbon fibers, according to a report at MaterialsToday.com. Steve Eichhorn and his colleagues at the Universities of Exeter and Manchester are developing strong, lightweight carbon fibers made from recycled plant matter that could […]

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Finnish cellulose project enters second phase

June 19th, 2015

Research to develop new biomaterial applications within the Design Driven Value Chains in the World of Cellulose (DWoC) 2.0 project has entered its second phase. The effort is coordinated by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., an Espoo-based research and technology company. Textile applications, such as 3D printing of cellulose, are being developed […]

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