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TenCate Advanced Composites USA (TCAC) has vast experience in preparing composite prepreg products for applications in the aerospace industry utilizing vacuum bag pressure only (VBO) or out of...
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Boron Carbide is a useful engineering ceramic with many industrial applications, but machining it to final tolerances is a specialized process.
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Aluminium is the world¡¯s most abundant metal. The versatility of aluminium makes it the most widely used metal after steel. The specifications, properties, classifications and class details are...
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Titanium is a transition metal having white-silvery metallic appearance. It is a lustrous, strong metal that exhibits good resistance to atmospheric corrosion. The atomic number of titanium is 22 and...
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