Fitter Frames: Nanotubes Boost Structural Integrity Of Composites

Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 22:14 in Physics & Chemistry

Chemists have demonstrated that incorporating chemically treated carbon nanotubes into an epoxy composite can significantly improve the overall toughness, fatigue resistance and durability of a composite frame. The discovery could lead to tougher, more durable composite frames for aircraft, watercraft and automobiles.

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