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WTS To Visit Ripon Cathedral's Misericords

The Wood Technology Society
The WTS is organising a visit to Ripon Cathedral to view the Misericords.
An autoclave used for the production of parts in automotive and aerospace industry.

Making aeroplane parts without ovens

Materials World magazine
A Carbon nanotube film can produce aerospace-grade composites without the need for using large-scale ovens or autoclaves.
McMaster University Professor, Michael Brook, with Graduate Student, Sija Zheng, analysing polymeric oils used in tyres. Credit: Georgia Kirkos, McMaster University

Dissolving old tyres to make new

Materials World magazine
A new method of breaking down and dissolving rubber tyres has been discovered that can recycle the material to make new tyres.

Obituary Professor John Bensted

Materials World magazine
In recent years John Bensted was struck by dementia. His physical condition deteriorated and he passed away on Tuesday 12 th November. John’s achievements and contributions to the oil &...

Laboratory studies of earthquakes easier with soft materials

Materials World magazine
Studying earthquakes in a laboratory has become easier after researchers found soft materials that behave similarly under stress. Idha Valeur reports.

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