Canadian researchers are exploring the potential of a new biodegradable polymer that is lightweight, durable and stronger than steel. The National Research Council says nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC) is renewable and recyclable and could be used as a performance enhancer in everything from automotive panels to paint, adhesives and resins. Nova Scotia biotech firm Bio Vision Technology is using a processing method licensed from the council to supply a high-grade NCC to research ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Canadian Researchers Studying New Polymer’s Potential" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.