Article - 2 Apr 2013
Braiding consists of three or more yarns mechanically intertwined in such a manner that no two yarns are twisted around one another. The braids are continuous, which enables the load to be evenly...
Article - 29 Mar 2013
Prepreg is a composite material in which a reinforcement fiber is pre-impregnated with a thermoplastic or thermoset resin matrix in a certain ratio. Prepregs have unique properties as they are cured...
Article - 15 Feb 2013
In the second instalment of AZoM's series on the applications of composites, we look at the increasing use of composite armour in military vehicles.
Article - 31 Jan 2013
Electronic devices are ever present in almost every facet of modern life, and soon they could even be integrated into the very clothes that we wear.
Article - 29 May 2001
The design of seals is looked into, including gasket design, flange fixation, formed in place gaskets, anaerobic resins, O rings and pipe seals.
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article discusses thermoplastic composites and how they have overtaken aluminum as the production material of choice in the aviation and transportation industries.
Article - 24 Nov 2017
Various synthetic materials including metals, ceramics and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) have found some success when used as replacement materials for human cartilage.
Article - 30 Nov 2015
The global trend for increasing mobility while minimizing carbon dioxide emissions to support sustainability has led to a rise in safety requirements.
News - 15 Jul 2016
Aggregating decades of interconnectivity knowledge, Northwire, Inc. (NWI) along with its partner The LEMO Group, has released Part IV of their “Extreme Environments, Complex Requirements” white paper...
News - 7 Oct 2010
The oil and gas industry is working in ever more extreme conditions and failure is very expensive to fix in some of these locations: the replacement of a faulty seal or a broken pipe can cost much...