Novel surface grafting methods adopted to evaluate properties of CNC nanocomposite

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door CELLULOSE NANOCRYSTAL (CNC) has exceptional properties, however, its strong tendency to agglomerate during the melt processing largely hindered its application as reinforcing filler for the commodity composite. NANOCOMPOSITE We are endeavoring to address this dispersion problem, towards which studies [...]

5.81M Clemson-led project may lead to fuel-saving, ultra-light auto doors

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door A TEAM LED BY CLEMSON UNIVERSITY will soon begin a $5.81 million research project aimed at developing an ultra-lightweight door expected to help automakers in their race to meet federal fuel economy standards. SCALABLE Researchers will use carbon-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites [...]

Design and analysis of roller bearing cages

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door IN COLLABORATION WITH JTEKT KOYO, Clemson researchers advanced the fundamental understanding of material and process dynamics for optimal design of a bearing’s polymeric cage. PROCESS DYNAMICS JTEKT North America is a leader in automotive bearings. It has been a part [...]

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door

Ultra-lightweight 100% recyclable scalable production door IN 2016, CLEMSON UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS began work for a $5.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to pioneer technology for fuel-savings, energy efficiency, and to meet the U.S. corporate average fuel economy standards. RECYCLABILITY Working with industry partners, the [...]