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AAI Launches First Nanofiber Dry Adhesive Products at ShearGrip.com

AAI Launches First Nanofiber Dry Adhesive Products at ShearGrip.com

After spending most of 2018 focused on transitioning from a lab-scale process to commercial product, Akron-based start-up Akron Ascent Innovations is proud to announce that products backed with ShearGrip®, the first nanofiber dry adhesive, are now available at ShearGrip.com.

University of Akron: New research attracts NSF attention - and funding

University of Akron: New research attracts NSF attention - and funding

It doesn’t smell. It isn’t messy. It doesn’t leave marks on the wall. It works when it gets wet. It is a new kind of adhesive, spun from polymer fibers, that is dry and reusable on surfaces, including glass, wood, metal and paper. And now, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized its potential with new funding to scale up production for market.