Cotton waste converted into eco-friendly aerogel

Scientists from the National University of Singapore have found a new use for unwanted clothing and other cotton-based fabric waste they've devised a method of converting it into an aerogel. Among other things, the ultralight material could be used to keep water bottles cold, and to control bleeding from deep wounds... Continue Reading Cotton waste converted into eco-friendly aerogel Category: Materials Tags: Aerogels Cotton National University of Singapore Recycling Related Articles: Paper waste converted into eco-friendly aerogel Ultrafast camera to improve vision of self-driving cars and drones Prototype drone takes VTOL tech to new heights Aerogel-filled bricks are great at insulating, but not on the cheap Review: Oros' aerogel-insulated cold weather gear

Researchers turn fashion waste into multifunctional material

A research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering has devised a fast, cheap and green method to convert cotton-based fabric waste, such as unwanted clothing, ...

Wed 14 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Waste cotton fabric used to fabricate affordable aerogels that control haemorrhaging

Aerogels made from waste cotton-based fabric waste can be used to control haemorrhaging, claim researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering. Aerogels are ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from The Engineer

NUS researchers turn fashion waste into multifunctional material

A research team led by Associate Professor Hai Minh Duong and Professor Nhan Phan-Thien from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at National University of Singapore's Faculty of Engineering ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Eurekalert

NUS researchers turn fashion waste into multifunctional material, Tue 13 Feb 18 from AlphaGalileo

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