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Lignocellulose-Sulfur Composite Materials for Construction Applications (2017-025)
These composites chemically combine abundant agricultural and petrochemical wastes, allowing for practical reduction of inert wastes that can be used to either supplement or replace traditional construction materials. Approximately 7 million tons of waste sulfur and 5 million tons of waste lignocellulose are produced each year. Only a quarter of th...
Published: 2/20/2018   |   Inventor(s): Rhett Smith, Andrew Tennyson
Keywords(s): Energy - Green Technology, Energy - Petrochemical, Petroleum Refining, Polymers/Composites, Sustainable Construction, Sustainable Manufacturing, Textiles/Fibers - Non-Optical/Medical/Other
Category(s): Manufacturing, Agriculture, Sustainable Environment
Sustainable, Self-Healing Coatings (2013-065)
This self-healing polymer coating inhibits corrosion of metal iron substrates while extending the life of coated materials. Self-healing materials are an emerging and promising market, expected to reach a market value of $2.7 billion by 2020. The concept of self-healing materials is to enable materials to repair damage with minimum intervention. Cu...
Published: 12/6/2016   |   Inventor(s): Marek Urban, Ying Yang
Keywords(s): Automotive, Coatings, Polymers/Composites, Sustainable Construction
Category(s): Advanced Materials
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