Category Archives: Plastic

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

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

Arktura Atmosphera

Blog Post 8 Evan Super Atmosphera by Arktura is a modular and dynamic ceiling alternative or design placement.  The fins that form the system are made from high amounts of recycled materials and are completely recyclable themselves (https://arktura.com/product_family/atmosphera/).  The fins

Arktura Atmosphera

Blog Post 8 Evan Super Atmosphera by Arktura is a modular and dynamic ceiling alternative or design placement.  The fins that form the system are made from high amounts of recycled materials and are completely recyclable themselves (https://arktura.com/product_family/atmosphera/).  The fins

Hyperelastic Bone

Christine Fantle – Blog Post 14 Scientists and researchers have come up with many ways to help replace bone over the years. The two most common methods have been autografting, which uses a painful procedure taking bone from an area

Hyperelastic Bone

Christine Fantle – Blog Post 14 Scientists and researchers have come up with many ways to help replace bone over the years. The two most common methods have been autografting, which uses a painful procedure taking bone from an area

ETFE Being Showcased in Minneapolis

Rachel Riddle – Week 11 Sustainable designs continue to increase as new and creative materials become more readily available and used. Known for its durability, transparency, and light weight, Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) continues to increase in popularity as the eco-friendly

ETFE Being Showcased in Minneapolis

Rachel Riddle – Week 11 Sustainable designs continue to increase as new and creative materials become more readily available and used. Known for its durability, transparency, and light weight, Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) continues to increase in popularity as the eco-friendly

Adidas is Changing the World: One Shoe at a Time

Maggie Krantz / week 11 / post 8 Adidas has taken the shoe world by storm this week with the release of their new trainers, Boost Uncaged Adidas x Parley, made from 95% ocean plastic and 5% recycled polyester. The

Adidas is Changing the World: One Shoe at a Time

Maggie Krantz / week 11 / post 8 Adidas has taken the shoe world by storm this week with the release of their new trainers, Boost Uncaged Adidas x Parley, made from 95% ocean plastic and 5% recycled polyester. The