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  • New polymer manufacturing process saves 10 orders of magnitude of energy

    University of Illinois researchers Philippe Geubelle, left, Scott White, Nancy Sottos and Jeffrey Moore have developed a new polymer-curing process that could reduce the amount of time and energy consumed compared with the current manufacturing process.

    University of Illinois researchers Philippe Geubelle, left, Scott White, Nancy Sottos and Jeffrey Moore have developed a new polymer-curing process that could reduce the amount of time and energy consumed compared with the current manufacturing process.

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  • To reach Scott White, call 217-333-1077; swhite@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Rapid energy-efficient manufacturing of polymers and composites via frontal polymerization” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0054-x