• September 08, 2021

    CNC in Coatings

    CNC in Coatings

One of the speculative features of cellulose nanocrystals is that different facets of...

    CNC in Coatings One of the speculative features of cellulose nanocrystals is that different facets of the crystal have different surface energies. Bruel, Queffeulou, Carreau, Tavares and Heuzey of Ecole Polytechnique [...]

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  • May 18, 2021

    CNC for enhanced oil recovery

    CNC for enhanced oil recovery 

Oil recovery from fractured oil reservoirs is challenging. Water flooding...

    CNC for enhanced oil recovery Oil recovery from fractured oil reservoirs is challenging. Water flooding in its many forms is less than ideal.  Salim Raza (U of E&T Peshawar) and [...]

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  • February 04, 2021

    CNC in lithium batteries

    Strongly performing lithium batteries that also promise the potential of recyclability or biodegradability are beginning...

    Strongly performing lithium batteries that also promise the potential of recyclability or biodegradability are beginning to become possible with the application of CNC in this field. One recent offering is [...]

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  • January 21, 2021

    CNC in Lubricants – Part 2

    We reported last year the value of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs) in water-based lubricants. A new...

    We reported last year the value of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs) in water-based lubricants. A new publication by Ke Li et al from the Wuhan University of Technology has shown that [...]

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  • September 16, 2020

    CNC in epoxy resins – Part 2

    Complementing our last publication on epoxy resins, another group, Kumara, Falzona, Kuna, Wilson, Graninger and...

    Complementing our last publication on epoxy resins, another group, Kumara, Falzona, Kuna, Wilson, Graninger and Hawkins of Queen’s University, Belfast and Monash University, Australia has shown that the addition of [...]

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  • September 09, 2020

    CNC in epoxy resins - Part 1

    One of the recurring expectations from the application of CNC is that the strengthening achieved...

    One of the recurring expectations from the application of CNC is that the strengthening achieved in composites could lead to light weighting. One recent example of his being achieved is [...]

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  • March 03, 2020

    CNC in flexible electronics

    A team of researchers (Chowdhury, Rai, Glynn, Morgan, Moore and Youngblood) at Purdue University have...

    A team of researchers (Chowdhury, Rai, Glynn, Morgan, Moore and Youngblood) at Purdue University have been investigating the properties of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs) – poly(vinyl) alcohol composite films. They have [...]

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