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Jet Cutter Technology as new production method for large amounts of aerogel beads identified by NanoHybrids

NanoHybrids achieved the production of bio-based aerogel beads in industrial scale for the first time. Two main methods have been developed, tested and employed. On one hand, well-known emulsion-gelation has been transferred into a continuous process especially suitable for small aerogel beads; on the other hand, the jetcutting method has been identified as a potential […]

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The Pilot Plant at TUHH – European solution for aerogel tech. translation – Fact Sheet

About the TUHH pilot plant The TUHH pilot plant for aerogel production comprises of two high-pressure units (64 L & 25 L capacity) to perform the supercritical carbon dioxide drying needed for aerogel production. The unit is enclosed in a ventilated cabin satisfying the ATEX norms. Each unit is operated independently in closed loop setting […]

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Foodgrade Aerogels – Intelligent nutrient and drug release – Fact Sheet

Alginate and cellulose based aerogels proved to be appropriate for the application in the food sector: edibility, renewability, sustainability and relatively low cost of these polysaccharides make them an attractive starting material of functional food.

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Bio-Based Aerogels: From renewable resources to ultra- light nanostructured materials – Fact Sheet

Bio-aerogels: a new class of versatile and functional biobased materials Bio-aerogels are one of the classes of aerogel materials that exhibit open-porous nanofibrillar network. They are based on natural polymers such as polysaccharides or proteins. Bio-aerogels are produced by sol-gel synthesis via biopolymer dissolution followed by chain self-assembly and drying with supercritical carbon dioxide. No […]

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Synthetic Aerogels – Tailored solutions for high-end applications – Fact Sheet

One strand of NanoHybrids focused on synthetic aerogels and aimed at

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