In order to stay on top of the latest industry news, we’re always scouring the web for articles on corrosion, composites and pipe supports. Here are some articles that caught our attention in January, 2016.
Composites Make Personal Submarines More Common Than Ever
Composite materials are replacing metal in personal submarines. This makes them immune to the corrosion issues that typically plague personal submarines.
Futuristic Nanomaterials and Composites: Part 1
This paper, the first in a series, briefly discusses the unique properties of nanomaterials and nanocomposites.
Terminator-style self-healing, self-adaptive material created by US scientists
Researchers from Rice University have developed a self-adaptive composite (SAC) material that is more flexible than other self-healing materials.
A 3D-Printing Roving Robot Could Repair Potholes
This Popular Science article talks about a 3D-printing robot that could perform additive manufacturing without the stationary constraints of a traditional 3D printer.
Hywind Pilot Wind Park in Scotland
Statoil, a Norwegian oil and gas company, is in the planning stages for the first floating wind farm.
Also check out What We're Reading, December 2015