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Nanoglue can make composites several times tougher

Scientists at RPI have found that oscillating loads at certain frequencies can lead to several-fold increases in the strength.

2nd January 2019

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Troy, NY

Transport/​Aerospace

A newly published article in Nature Communications reports the unexpected discovery of the effects of loading frequency on the fracture energy of a multilayer composite involving a nanoglue, the use of which was also pioneered at Rensselaer.

Read the full article on our Inside Composites website

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