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.
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.
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...
Article - 16 Oct 2014
This article describes the cost and weight evaluation of fully tested Dornier 728 nose landing gear doors reengineered using ROHACELL® HERO polymethacrylimide (PMI) closed cell rigid structural foam...
Article - 11 Jul 2018
This article looks at how polyurethane foam can produce more accurate tooling at a lower cost.
Article - 19 Dec 2017
The defense and aerospace sectors have already considerably benefited from lightweight advanced composites which have helped in key performance improvements.
Article - 19 Feb 2019
In this article, the different methods that can be employed for ensuring consistent quality in the plastics industry are discussed.