Composite Materials Videos

Composite Materials Videos
A video clip from the Canadian Army demonstrating the new multilayer materials that is made of fibreglass and coated with PVC which is also known as three-dimensional fibre materials. Advantages of the fibre material include lowering of temperature inside military vehicles, energy conservation and crew comfort. This video demonstrate the use of such material in military vehicles.
This video shows the features of the ASPEX Rx foreign particle analyzer for characterization of particles of pharmaceutical products. The ASPEX Rx is a "dedicated interface" product exclusively designed for the automated detection, counting, and characterization of sub-micron particulate material in the pharmaceutical industry. Developed in conjunction with one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, it represents the only integrated solution for microcontamination quality control on the pharmaceutical production floor.
Professor Andrew Walker National Composite Certification and Evaluation Facility develop composites expertise transitioning manufacturing traditional metallic materials fibre reinforced composite materials VCAMM Australia carbon fibre composite materials
Introducting Internatioanl Decal Rub-On Transfer System used for decorating products and substrae such as wood, stainless steel, acrylic, glass, ceramic, leather and vinyl products. They are highly durable and hand washable. Different printing methods are available in accordance with customer specification. See how this is done.
Assistant Professor Jeffrey Wiggins from the University of Southern Mississippi tells us about work his team is doing on carbon fibre-based composite materials. In particular they are working on matrix chemistries to optimise matrix critical properties.
Associate Professor Bronwyn Fox from Deakin University outlines some of the successes that they have had to date with the development of composite materials technology including work with Quickstep who are about to produce parts for the Joint Strike Fighter by Lockheed Martin. She also discusses some of the carbon fibre composite projects that they will be working on at the newly established ACFRF, Australian Carbon Fibre Researrch Facility.
This video from Future Fibers shows the initial offshore sea trail performed in windy conditions, which placed the boat, the structure, the keel and the mast under severe duress.
In this interview Chris Wilkinson compares the UK carbon fibre industry to that of Australia, and the role of the Manufacturing Institute in the UK, to that of VCAMM in Australia. He says that VCAMM's model is advanced in its thinking, and with their involvement with academia, they will be able to exploit academic reserarch such that they will play an important part in the development of the the carbon fibre industry in Australia.
In this video the NASA Glenn Research Center compared the performance of aluminum panels to braided composite panels for jet engine containment.
FiberStone is a high temperature composite materials comprised of high purity refractory, reinforced with stainless steel fibers. This video demsonstrates just how how strong and durable FiberStone is.
This video shows the testing of braided composite above the penetration level from A&P Technology. This test reveals ability of braid's to contain the failure mode.
A comprehensive look at how tires are produced and the materials they are made from including rubber, rayon and steel.
This video shows the braided composites from A&P Technology used in the GEnx engine. The benefits of braided composite fan cases in the jet engines are briefly described in this NASA video.
This video shows the properties of alloys made of nickel and titanium and demonstrate the affect of stress on the properties of alloys.
An excellent video clip showing the applications of nanotechnology in the running shoe. A very precise animation and explanation on the molecular level of how molecules interact in our running shoe and how advacnement in nanotechnoloyg is changing the materials we use in running shoes.
A short demonstration of a Bentley with nano-coated car window showing its ability to protect against different types of solutions and testings.
This video shows the braided composite pressure vessel from A&P Technology. Braided fabrics improve the ultimate burst pressure of COPVs with minimal weight added and give no burden to the manufacturing process.
Sandia scientists and engineers have developed a radically new self-assembling process for fabricating tailored thin films. This new technology is set to change the way that optical and electrical thin films are produced and its applications as this method can be modified and optimized at any stage of the process with many manufacturing benefits compared with conventional production. Watch and find out how.
This video from Future Fibers shows the GAMESA sailing team preparing itself for the sea voyage.
his video from Future Fibres shows Oman Sail's A100 trimaran 'Majan' struggling against the hurricane force winds in the Southern Ocean during the leg 3 of the Indian Ocean 5 Capes Race.
This video shows Future Fibres’ expertise and outreach in the composite rigging market.
A video clip showing the characteristics of how mixture of reinforcement fibres and matrix, commonly known as prepreg, simplifies and speeds composite layup.
Introducing the new Phenom benchtop electron microscope from FEI. With today's industry requiring higher quality control and speed, the Phenom can produce high resolution images from submicron to nanoscale in seconds. It as easy as using a digital camera. This video will show you how~~
Wind turbine self destructing
An informative and detailed look at how graphite fly fishing rods are made. The entire process from cutting graphite sheet to epoxy coating line guides, all the way through to final testing.
A video clip showing how composites are replacing many of today's materials. In particular aircraft wing structure are now commonly made of carbon fibre composite layers held together by epoxy resisn which produce a material that is light, strong and rigid. Piezoelectric fibres which can change shape or morph from one shape to another are paving way for new wing designs.
This video from Future Fibres shows the Barcelona World Race, which began from the Catalan city on New Year’s Eve.
This video from Future Fibers shows the systematic process involved in the construction and delivery of the Aazzam’s mast.
his video from Future Fibers shows the FF Top-down furling occurring on the super sail yacht, Swan 112 Anemos.
Curt Marcott from Light Light Solutions tells us about his experiences characterizing materials using the NanoIR from Anasys Instruments. In particular he was excited by the fact that the technique combines AFM and IR spectroscopy, and has spatial resolution an order of magnitude better than conventional IR, which means you can characterize various features of a sample, or even analyze compositional differences across an interface.
A Short Documentary on How Carbon Fiber Cellos are Made
A video demonstrating the compressive strength of concrete by ASTM Method C 39
A demonstration on the behaviour of polymer-silica nanocomposite film when ignited with fire.
Rheologists have created a new way of bullet-proofing clothes using shear-thickening fluids. Fabric treated with shear-thickening granular suspensions can turn soft material into solid protective gear when struck by a projectile.
The evolution of materials provided by Ceradyne. Provides a review of where advanced ceramics are used, which is almost everywhere, although you may not realise it.
Ever wander how the iPhone is able to flip its screen as you rotate your phone ? Watch and find out how.
This video from Future Fibers shows the initial 2,000 mile qualifier who participated in ‘Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing –Leg Zero Done’ competition.
This video from Future Fibers shows the 2000 mile qualifiers of the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing competition.
Demonstration of construction of a concrete swimming pool via shotcrete.
A video clip from Alcoa demonstrating advanced materials and integrated solutions for both commercial and military aerospace applications.
A video showing the combination of carbon nanotube and graphite to produce a new nanoscale composite. This unique structure was in fact founded accidentally. Chemical vapour deposition was used to make thin films of vertically aligned multi-walled CNT. This new structure has multiple graphite layers on top of the nanotubes.
Prof. Lee Astheimer from Deakin University discusses the future of carbon fibre research in Australia, their capabilities and the the great opportunities for industry to embrace carbon fibre as a new materials with many commercial opportunities.
This video shows lapup process of a baseball bat from A&P Technology. A braided fiberglass sleeving is used for the easy lapup of a composite baseball bat.
This video shows the revolutionary next generation advance body armor in comparison with conventional ceramic body armor
This video shows the testing of braided composite panel from A&P Technology. This braided composite panel was tested at NASA Glenn Research Center for jet engine containment.
What gives a race car the winning edge ? How do aircraft landing gears sustain the heavy punshiment of stress ? This video explains the process and applications of shot peening technology in improving product performance.
A video clip describing what nanomanufacturing involves and its applications and how nanomanufacturing will usher in the next global industrial revolution and replace our current manufacturing base with development of lighter and stronger alloys, higher strength materials,enhanced metal cutting tools,scratch resistant coatings are amongst the few applications.
This is a video clip displaying NEC's newest highly functional bioplastics made from plant extracts reducing carbon dioxide emissions and preserving oil resources. The bioplastics compositions are based on polylactic acid (PLA) with the addition of carbon fibers and proprietary bonded material which have desirable properties. These add durability and result in a higher heat conductivity than stainless steel.
Testing a composite bicycle wheel in a real life scenario. Watch and see if the wheel survives unscathed after a heavy impact with a sharp concrete block.
This video shows Future Fibres celebrating the news of Mike Golding's third position in the Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) race, providing yet another feather in the cap for the Valencia-based composite rigging specialist.
This video from Future Fibers shows the AC45 boat sailing in Auckland.
Bronwyn Fox tells us about a world first. Top researchers in the field of carbon fibre materials from Deakin University and CSIRO will come together at a new research facility called AFRIC, the Australian Future Fibre Research Innovation Centre which will incorporate the Australian Carbon Fibre Research Facility.
The introduction of the Nanosceptor coating machine that places transparent coating on glass, plastic and metals which repels water, oil and other adhesive materials. Normal TEFLON coatings have a thickness of around 10microns, but with the Nanosceptor the coating thickness is only several nanometers !! Watch and see how this is done
Ever been asked what materials science is? If so, just send people to this apage for the answer. An interesting compilation put together by the staff and students at the Department of Materials Science at UNSW.
In this video Robert Bartek, President of Applied Rigaku Technologies talks about the NEX OL process elemental analyzer.
Watch PANalytical's CEO Peter van Velzen talking about how their solutions enable people to get valuable insight into their materials and processes.
A video demonstrating how Phiten titanium necklaces and bracelets works to help you have longer lasting energy, less fatigue, shortened recovery time and more relaxed muscles.
This video from Future Fibres shows the top down furling method for furling loose-luffed gennakers.
A video clip showing the current, near term and future applications of Rapid Prototyping in the medical industry.
AZoM's Cameron Chai speaks to VCAMM CEO Brad Dunstan about the Australian carbon fibre industry and how they successfuly secured funding to really establish the industry with the aim of positioning Australia for future opportunities. In doing so they organised the Carbon Fibre - Future Directions conference and brought international experts from around the world to share their knowledge and learn first hand about what Australia has to offer.
A video explaining the process of vacuum bag molding and the curing process to produce composite materials and can be applied to differet shape and sizes.
A real time demonstration of bend testing reinforced concrete.
The iPhone app from gives you the world of materials in the palm of your hand. It offers you a totally portable way to locate materials solutions, suppliers and products as well as providing you with the latest materials news, conveniently broken down into categories to suit various industry sectors.
A video demonstration on the lightweight, flame retardant ammunition packaging for the military. Demonstrates how the material is made to provide these unique features.
This video shows Future Fibres’ code cables being used on the AC45 wing-sailed catamaran in New Zealand.
Slade Gardner from Lockheed Martin explains that we are currently going through a rebirth of materials science thanks to nanotechnology.
A video clip showing the use of shape memory alloys in aircraft wings could be used to reduce turbulence in airplanes. The shape memory effect of alloys of titanium, nickel and copper is demonstrated and explained. Such alloys have been used to create a prototype aircraft wing. The advantages of the materials in this application are outlined.
A video review by CNET on the TATA Nano which has being crowned the cheapest car in the world. This can only be made possible by advacnement in materials electrical engineering.
Bronwyn Fox, a senior lecturer at Deakin University tells us about the the importance of composite materials in the areas of aerospace, automotive and alternative energy.She provides examples of their use by the likes of Boeing and Tesla and also talks about "out of autoclave" curing technology.
Wen-Fang Hwang from Spirit Aerosystems reveals how the use of carbon nanotube based precursors will be used to create the next generation of carbon fibre materials. These materials have elastic moduli of greater then 500GPa, well up on the 300GPa of existing materials. A key factor of his processing technology is it will use equipment, so plants currently geared up to produce carbon fibre from polyacrylonitrile or PAN, will be able to use this new chemistry with no modification.
Peter Wu from Spirit Aerosystems, the largest tier 1 supplier in the aerospace industry, and supplier to the likes of Boeing, Airbus, Gulfstream and Sikorsky. He explains how the use of carbon fibre-based composite materials is increasing and how automated manufacturing processes are improving their manufacturing operations.
This video from Future Fibres shows the speed and efficiency of the BOSS sail boat.
This video shows how Future Fibres' rigging helped in battling the southern wind in Table Bay II.
This is a video course on the strength of materials. The video provides fundamentals to understanding the strength of materials. A good insight into the fundamental knowledge.
A video clip showing testing of the revolutionary Dragon Skin body armor made from advanced ceramic and titanium composite discs that interlink with each other allowing impact energy of the bullet to be dispersed. The video shows conventional steel armor with steel plates being tested using steel core armor penetrating bullets. You'll be surprised at the result!!
Brad Dunstan, CEO of VCAMM explains their role with Australian manufacturing and advanced materials and how they have been instrumental with setting up the Australian carbon fibre industry and the Australian Carbon Fibre Research Facility or ACFRF that will house a carbon fibre pilot production furnace It will also be the first carbon fibre production facility in Australia and the first open access carbon fibre furnace in the world.
A good video from the Discovery channel showing viewers the future of warfare with the advancement of technology and materials. The use of powerful laser beams for use in space warfare, from the 15,000 watt laser beam for destroying targets. A good demonstration of the changing role of warfare and the weapons adapted for the future.
Dan Pichler from AKSA tells us about their involvement in the carbon fibre industry and their expanding production capacity in response to market demands and future predicted growth.
This video from Future Fibres shows the extensive procedures and logistics involved in the construction of boats.
This video shows the B-Yachts B60 equipped with a full set of Future Fibres’ rigging.
This video from Future Fibers shows Franck Cammas and his men who emerged as winners in the racing competition.
Building on years of experience and success with PANalytical's extensive analytical X-ray portfolio, Zetium represents a revolutionary step in materials analysis.
This video shows the testing of the engine of the new F-35 Lightning fighter aircraft.
This video from Future Fibers shows personnel unloading the mast for the Swan 112 Anemos sailing yacht.
This video demonstrates some basic properties of the combustion of magnesium metal.
This is the ceramic composite disc brake system used on the Porsche 911 Turbo. It shows demonstrations of extreme braking as well as the ceramic composite componentry and some heat testing.
A review of the Aptera 2e all electric vehicle that is available from October 2009. The design of this car is extremely aerodynamic and features light weight materials, while the interior is made from recycled and recyclable materials. It has a range of up to 100 miles and features a host of useful high-tech electronics, crumple zone like most passenger cars and roomy interior, as well as solar powered cooling system that keeps the cabin cool, even when parked.