NanoMech’s TuffTek® coating receives prestigious R&D 100 Award
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Nanomech, an EPA Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR) award recipient, has received R&D Magazine’s R&D 100 Award for its TuffTek® coating technology for environmentally friendly cutting tool manufacture. This award is referred to as the ‘Oscar of Innovation” according to NanoMech’s CEO Jim Phillips. This places NanoMech’s TuffTek® technology in the top 100 groundbreaking innovations of 2013. Nanomech’s TuffTek® technology improves the heat resistance, precision and wear resistance of dry machining cutting tools. NanoMech was the only company originally from Arkansas on the list of awardees, and is in the company of other previously, highly recognized products such as, the fax machine, awarded in 1975, and HDTV, which received the honor in 1998.
For more information on this story: NanoMech’s TuffTek® Recognized as Top New Technology Product of 2013
For more information on U.S. EPA’s SBIR Program: EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
For more information on Nanomech’s SBIR research project: Biomimetic Nanostructured Coating for Dry Machining
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