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Electrospinning Scale-Up
STFC has a developed a high throughput manufacturing process for its previously patented electrospinning technology. This method addresses the need for an industrial scale electrospinning source with the ability to change the molecular content of the nanofibres with minimal time delay. IMAGES DESCRIPTIONElectrospray is a technique for dis...
Published: 23/12/2014
Keywords(s): 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 02.g. Materials Technology, 03.b. Process Plant Engineering, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 05.b. Chemistry, 05.k. Nanotech. (physical science), 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Medical & Biomedical, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Scientific Instrumentation, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Food & Beverage Technology, Energy & Alternative Fuel, Advanced Materials
Producing Hydrogen from Ammonia
STFC, a leading UK research organisation has successfully developed a method of producing hydrogen from ammonia. This method is a breakthrough in Hydrogen powered fuel cell and internal combustion engine (ICE) technology. IMAGESDESCRIPTIONHydrogen storage is one of the main scientific and technological challenges in the automotive industry’s ...
Published: 22/12/2014
Keywords(s): 02.i. Transport & Shipping Technology, 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 04.b. Energy production
Category(s): Energy & Alternative Fuel, Mechanical & Automotive
Charged Particle Generator
High energy, high current proton beams are currently used in many areas of technology and research, and continue finding applications in even more areas. Reliability of such beam sources have been a major problem in the commercial viability of the same, especially in fields where reliability is key such as accelerator driven sub-critical reactors. ...
Published: 08/04/2014
Keywords(s): 04. ENERGY, 04.e. Nuclear Fission/Nuclear Fusion
Category(s): Accelerator Technology, Energy & Alternative Fuel
Ammonia Storage
Hydrogen is often claimed to be the best alternative fuel for automotive purposes if not for the complications involving its safe and efficient storage. The technology developed by STFC, utilizes compounds having the general formula M1x(BH4)y(NH2(R2))n to safely and efficiently store and when required release hydrogen. This technology has multiple ...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04. ENERGY, 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 04.b. Energy production, 04.f. Renewable Sources of Energy, 05.g. Mechanical Engineering, 10.b. Environment
Category(s): Energy & Alternative Fuel, Mechanical & Automotive
Electropun Fibres
An innovative technology that allows the co-electrospinning of nanofibres with porous shells with core fluid that may find a wide variety of applications in fields varying from automotive hydrogen storage to pharmaceutical applications such as drug delivery. STFC currently licenses the technology in the field of hydrogen storage but invites interes...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 02.g. Materials Technology, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Nanotechnology, Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Medical & Biomedical, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Energy & Alternative Fuel
Electrospinning Nozzle
STFC has developed a novel electrospinning process that allows for the parallel production of very fine multicore nanofibres and/ or particles of diameter between 3-1000 nm. A multitude of concentric ducts enable the layering of the fibres with various immiscible fluids at varying thickness. The structures thus produced in a wide range fields from ...
Published: 31/03/2014
Keywords(s): 02.b. Industrial Manufacture, 02.g. Materials Technology, 03.d. Chemical Tech. & Engg., 04.a. Energy storage and transport, 06.b. Biology/Biotechnology, 06.d. Micro- & Nanotech. (bioscience)
Category(s): Manufacturing & Process Engineering, Pharmaceuticals & Biologics, Nanotechnology, Energy & Alternative Fuel, Medical & Biomedical