In-Situ Adhesive Strength Study of "Oilygel"

Glenn, Matthew

With the recent rise in offshore oil exploration there had been a demand for a safe and easily deployable method of oil well containment in the event of blowouts and other emergencies. In response to this call Aspen Aerogel has developed "oilygel." A byproduct of a chemical reaction, "oilygel" forms a semi rigid gel. This gel has exhibited many useful characteristics among which are a high cohesi... read more

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Offshore oil field equipment industry
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