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Super Strong: MIT Researchers Develop a New Type of Lightweight Plastic and a Novel, Plant-Based Composite

By Xi Peng posted 23 days ago

  
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology continue to innovate when it comes to creating new materials. Two different groups of chemical engineers at MIT recently revealed their respective work–– one involving a new type of lightweight, super-strong plastic, and the other a composite made mostly from cellulose nanocrystals mixed with a bit of synthetic polymer.

https://knowledge.ulprospector.com/13064/pe-super-strong-mit-researchers-develop-a-new-type-of-lightweight-plastic-and-a-novel-plant-based-composite/

#Polymer
#Plastics
#Composites
#Lightweight
#Nanotechnology

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