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Student Spotlight: Sustainable porous carbon nanofiber alternatives to oil-based materials

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Student Spotlight: Driving performance improvement for PLA in fibers and nonwovens

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The potential for nanofiber

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Incorporation of fiber grade CaCO3 into PP nonwovens

Calcium carbonate, which is ubiquitous in nature, can be found everywhere in daily life. It is used widely as a coating agent for paper or cardboards and for paints; as …

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Polarized light microscopy of liquid crystal

The Soft Functional Materials Lab @ VCU is motivated to apply fundamental science to solving challenging and practical problems. The lab focuses on the processing and characterization of soft functional …

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Comparison of treated textiles with different droplets

Anthony John Galante is pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, where he is conducting research on microbe repellent surfaces at the Lab for Advanced Materials …

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Colored yarn

Polyester fibers and yarns dominate the global synthetic fiber industry and are forecast to increase their market share in the future. This is due to polyester’s unique, inherent properties such …

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Evolon® New Generation is a bicomponent technology made from super-microfilaments

A biocomponent fiber, or bico, is a fiber that combines two separate polymers into a single filament. The term conjugate fiber is also used as a synonym.    The process …

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