Article - 13 Oct 2020
An out-of-autoclave (OOA) processible toughened epoxy prepreg system showed very similar overall high-mechanical properties with different curing temperatures at 135 °C (275 °F), 150 °C (300 °F), and...
Article - 7 Dec 2018
By using cathodoluminescence spectroscopy allows the micro-characterization of minerals and rocks, such as the sedimentary rock, quartz sandstone.
Article - 3 Jul 2017
Sizing formulations are a blend of several chemicals, typically, but not necessarily, diluted in water.
Article - 14 Dec 2012
Toray Advanced Composites is a key provider of thermoplastic advanced composite materials for a myriad of applications including aircraft structures.
Article - 26 Jul 2005
BAE Systems have built one of the most advanced aircarft structures. The 4.5m carbon fibre fuselage section has been made in a single piece eliminating the need for fasteners. Fibre placement was the...
Article - 28 Feb 2005
The Kuka Robotics palletising robots are the first robots in the world to be built from carbon fibre composite materials. These materials were used as they were lighter weight, faster, less expensive...
Article - 4 May 2004
Sailrocket, a carbon fibre reinforced yacht with unique design was launched today. It was built with the sole purpose of setting a new world speed saining record. Posted April 23 2004
Article - 30 May 2003
With the impending launch of the the Porsche Carrera GT, one of the worlds fastest raod going vehicles, Porsche have revealed some of the exotic materials that enable supercar performance figures to...
Article - 24 Feb 2003
By embedding fibre optic sensors into polymer matrix composites, users are able to receive feedback on the performance of the components such as masts. This type of system can be used to prevent...
Article - 28 Feb 2002
The unique properties of buckytubes can be attributed in part to their structure. The structure of these materials, naming conventions and properties of different tube types are described. Buckytube...