Category Archives: Materials

Water Expanding Plastic

Blog Post 10 Evan Super Industrial Polymers Corporation is one of the manufactures who produce water expanding plastics.  When water is introduced to the plastics, they enlarge in size while retaining their original shape.  These plastics are often used in

Water Expanding Plastic

Blog Post 10 Evan Super Industrial Polymers Corporation is one of the manufactures who produce water expanding plastics.  When water is introduced to the plastics, they enlarge in size while retaining their original shape.  These plastics are often used in

The Fastest 3D Printer in the World! Looks as cool as it sounds

Last year the company Carbon3D introduced the world to CLIP technology, during a TED talk. This innovation in 3D printing is described as “a photochemical process involving a liquid interface of uncured resin and a passing light source. And, due

The Fastest 3D Printer in the World! Looks as cool as it sounds

Last year the company Carbon3D introduced the world to CLIP technology, during a TED talk. This innovation in 3D printing is described as “a photochemical process involving a liquid interface of uncured resin and a passing light source. And, due

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells are photovoltaic cells that convert any visible light into electrical energy. This technology was invented in 1991 by two Swiss professors named Michael Graetzl and Dr. Brian O’Regan. They are sometimes referred to as the “Graetzel

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells are photovoltaic cells that convert any visible light into electrical energy. This technology was invented in 1991 by two Swiss professors named Michael Graetzl and Dr. Brian O’Regan. They are sometimes referred to as the “Graetzel

Aerogel: The future in home insulation

Aerogel is a high-tech material that has been created for use in missions to space. It has now landed in the earthly home as insulation. This innovation of material is created in the labs of Aspen Aerogels. The company designs

Aerogel: The future in home insulation

Aerogel is a high-tech material that has been created for use in missions to space. It has now landed in the earthly home as insulation. This innovation of material is created in the labs of Aspen Aerogels. The company designs

HempCrete: Concrete innovation

Hempcrete is a new building material that is sparking interest in the building world. The material itself is a mixture of hemp, lime and water. This combination seems much too simplistic to be able to build anything, especially a house.

HempCrete: Concrete innovation

Hempcrete is a new building material that is sparking interest in the building world. The material itself is a mixture of hemp, lime and water. This combination seems much too simplistic to be able to build anything, especially a house.

This Self-Healing Material Makes New Possibilities in Artificial Muscle Research

Researchers within the Chemical Engineering Department at Stanford University developed a material that has broken the rules of how plastic reacts to being stretched. For years scientists and researchers have been looking for ways to make materials like plastic more

This Self-Healing Material Makes New Possibilities in Artificial Muscle Research

Researchers within the Chemical Engineering Department at Stanford University developed a material that has broken the rules of how plastic reacts to being stretched. For years scientists and researchers have been looking for ways to make materials like plastic more

Anti-Graffiti Film

Blog Post 9 Evan Super With all of the new advancements and technologies coming to materials and buildings, they are still subjectable to one thing: vandalism.  Graffiti can turn a new building’s wall into an eyesore.  However, there is a

Anti-Graffiti Film

Blog Post 9 Evan Super With all of the new advancements and technologies coming to materials and buildings, they are still subjectable to one thing: vandalism.  Graffiti can turn a new building’s wall into an eyesore.  However, there is a