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NASA SMAP Spacecraft Utilizes TenCate Cetex® Thermoplastic Composites for Mesh Reflector

NASA SMAP Spacecraft Utilizes TenCate Cetex® Thermoplastic Composites for Mesh Reflector

TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, provides Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace to utilize TenCate Cetex® thermoplastic composites for the AstroMesh® deployable mesh reflector on the NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive spacecraft. This reflector uses TenCate Cetex® to achieve parabolic shape design, strength, durability, and weight savings. [More]
Low Stress, Optically Clear, One Part Silicone Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

Low Stress, Optically Clear, One Part Silicone Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

Passing ASTM E595 testing for NASA low outgassing, Master Bond MasterSil 920-LO is a high performance, room temperature vulcanizing silicone for sealing, coating and small encapsulations. [More]
European Project Focuses on More Efficient Recycling of Aircraft Materials

European Project Focuses on More Efficient Recycling of Aircraft Materials

The continuous evolution of the aviation industry allows it to create lighter aircraft, minimize fuel consumption and associated emissions, and establish more-efficient recycling systems to allow reusing of the valuable materials used in aircraft building. [More]

Proton OnSite to Supply Electrolyzer Stacks for Multiple Submarine Fleets

Proton OnSite, the world leader in Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolyzer technology, has announced it has received follow-on orders for Navy electrolyzer cell stacks from UTC Aerospace Systems, a leading defense an... [More]
AnalySwift VABS Program Selected by Korea Institute of Energy Research for Composite Wind Turbine Blade Modeling

AnalySwift VABS Program Selected by Korea Institute of Energy Research for Composite Wind Turbine Blade Modeling

AnalySwift, LLC, a leading provider of efficient yet accurate modeling software for composites in the aerospace and energy industries, announced today that Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) has selected their VABS program for rigorous modeling of composite wind turbine blades. KIER strives to improve quality of life through supporting technology development related to the national energy policy, including the exploration of new energy sources, such as wind. [More]
ESA Awards IComp €240k for Research on Demisable Bio-Composite Space Materials

ESA Awards IComp €240k for Research on Demisable Bio-Composite Space Materials

The Irish Centre for Composites Research (IComp) at the University of Limerick has been awarded €240,000 by the European Space Agency (ESA) for a new space materials research project, entitled “Demisable Bio-Composite Materials”. The 18 month project which commenced last month is led by Dr Walter Stanley, Lecturer in Mechanical, Aeronautical, and Biomedical Engineering at UL. [More]
JEC Europe 2015: TenCate to Highlight Latest High-Grade Composite Solutions

JEC Europe 2015: TenCate to Highlight Latest High-Grade Composite Solutions

TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, will be highlighting their latest material innovations and technologies for aerospace, automotive and industrial markets during the JEC Europe 2015 exhibition in Paris, France, between 10 and12 March 2015. [More]
JEC Europe 2015: Hexcel to Promote Latest Composite Material Innovations

JEC Europe 2015: Hexcel to Promote Latest Composite Material Innovations

Hexcel is exhibiting at JEC Europe 2015 in Paris on March 10-13 (Stand F30, Pavilion 7.3) to promote the latest composite innovations for aerospace, automotive and wind energy applications. [More]
Astronaut Ron Garan to Deliver Keynote at JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences

Astronaut Ron Garan to Deliver Keynote at JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences

JEC Group proudly announces that Ron Garan, a decorated former NASA astronaut who has traveled more than 71.million miles in 2,842 orbits of our planet, will serve as the special guest keynote speaker for the JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. [More]
Two Component Flame Retardant Epoxy Developed for Aerospace Industry

Two Component Flame Retardant Epoxy Developed for Aerospace Industry

Developed primarily for specialty aviation applications, Master Bond EP90FR-V is a two part epoxy system that passes the vertical burn test portion of the FAR standard 14 CFR 25.853(a) for flame retardancy. [More]