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Is this the fibre the composites industry has been waiting for?

A low-cost alternative to carbon, ceramics and other high performance fibres appears to be on the horizon.

9th January 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Cambridge, MA

Transport/​Aerospace, Industrial, Construction

MIT professor of chemical engineering Gregory Rutledge and postdoc Jay Park will publish details of their breakthrough in turning inexpensive polyethylene into ultrafine fibres with extremely high performance properties in the February edition of the Journal of Materials Science.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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