Article - 7 Sep 2001
Electron beam curing is a viable and advantageous alternative to thermal curing for polymer matrix composites. Although it requires special materials it is faster, cheaper, can be used on thicker...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 25 Nov 2002
While modern composites possess excellent strength etc, they can fail due to erosion from high speed rain droplets. A rain test rig is used to test materials for performance in rain conditions. The...
Article - 2 May 2002
Have you ever wondered what Kevlar, Twaron or Aramid fibres were, what their properties are, or what they are used for? This article will give you the basic answers to all these questions.
News - 16 May 2007
Goodrich Corporation has delivered its first set of Boeing 787 Dreamliner thrust reversers to be installed on Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines used in the 787 flight test program scheduled to begin...
Article - 12 Nov 2013
AZoM talks to Tom Smith and James Mondo about the unique properties and applications of thermoplastics, especially in the aerospace industry.
News - 1 Sep 2011
smart has always been a pioneer in matters of urban mobility and with the smart fortwo electric drive the company is showing the direction of development in cities around the world. Together with...
Article - 22 Dec 2020
Testing of materials and composites is of the utmost importance in the aviation industry. Turbines in particular benefits from vibration testing via laser doppler vibrometry. This article discusses...
Article - 29 Mar 2017
In this interview Dr. Sivakumara Krishnamoorthy, Manager of New Applications at Evonik Performance Foams talks to AZoM about their newest technology, PulPress™ for Automotive and Aerospace industries.
Article - 11 Jul 2018
This article looks at how polyurethane foam can produce more accurate tooling at a lower cost.