Is this the decade for aerogels?

aerogel flower BIGThe aerogel technology of Aspen Aerogels, developed over the past 20 years and supported by 270 patents, has found significant applications in the fields of sustainable building materials and energy infrastructure.

These businesses led to the company achieving record sales of US$139.4m in 2019, but Covid-19 had a significant impact on global energy infrastructure business in 2020 and sales fell to US$100.3m.

For the full story, see the May 2021 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.