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June 1, 2013
Nippon Paper Industries Co. (Nippon Paper; Tokyo; www.nipponpapergroup.com) is constructing a verification plant for the production of cellulose nanofibers (CNFs) at the Chemical Div. of its Iwakuni...
http://www.che.com/chementator/fibers/A-production-plant-for-CNFs_10561.html
June 1, 2013
Oji Holdings Corp. (OJI; www.ojiholdings.co.jp) and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. (MCC; both Tokyo, Japan; www.m-kagaku.co.jp) have developed a continuous process for producing transparent sheets made from ultra-thin, wood-based cellulose nanofibers (CNF). Both OJI’s papermaking technology and MCC’s chemical treatment technology...
http://www.che.com/chementator/fibers/Continuous-production-of-transparent-sheets-of-cellulose-nanofibers_10567.html
February 1, 2013
For the first time, it has become possible to spin carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into a fiber that looks and acts like textile threads, yet has the electrical conductivity and strength of a metal. The breakthrough, which came after more than ten years of research, was published in the January 11 issue of Science by scientists from Rice University (Houston; www.rice.edu), Teijin Aramid B.V. (Arnhem, The...
http://www.che.com/chementator/fibers/Spun-carbon-nanotube-fibers-with-unmatched-properties-of-any-other-material_10171.html

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