Nanofiber strengthening improves composites

March 2nd, 2017

Nanofiber applications engineer Dr. Gareth Beckermann at Revolution Fibres, New Zealand, says significant advancements have been made by using nanofiber interleaving veils to increase the impact strength, delamination resistance and fatigue life of composites. Dr. Beckermann notes findings reveal that nanofiber veils may outperform thermoplastic toughening particles and microfiber veils. Nanofiber veils may also improve the […]

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Report: Nanofiber market growth driven by technical textiles

March 4th, 2016

The nanofiber market is expected to show significant growth, says a report by Pune, India-based Sandler Research. Many solution providers are developing improved technology and new techniques, showcasing their capabilities to provide comprehensive nanofiber solutions, analysts say. The analysts forecast that the global nanofiber market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of […]

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FibeRio, VF Corp. partner on nanofiber technology

April 23rd, 2015

McAllen, Texas-based nanofiber developer FibeRio Technology Corp. has joined VF Corporation—lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories maker—to develop and market performance apparel fabrics leveraging FibeRio’s proprietary nanotechnology. The partnership centers on FibeRio’s Forcespinning® technology which produces nanofiber material in high volume. With headquarters in Greensboro, N.C., VF will incorporate FibeRio’s capabilities and expertise across its three […]

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