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  • Check out this exciting webinar, brought to you by Composites World. Wednesday November 14 | 2:00pm ET "Gurit is uniquely positioned to address the many parameters at play in the manufacture and analysis ...

  • I'm a graduate student at the University of Tennessee who is the current Treasurer for our student chapter. I'm currently involved an NSF sponsored program called I-CORPS (https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/i-corps/), ...

  • Rose, I am glad to see your posting. Welcome to SAMPE. I think you will have something of value to bring to SAMPE because you have expertise in Metallurgy and Ceramics, both of which need more representation ...

  • Hi Everyone, My name is Rose, I studied materials engineering (metallurgy for bachelor, ceramic eng. for master, and metallurgy for PhD). I recently joined this Group and am very excited to read and share ...

  • On this episode of the Aerospace Engineering Podcast , Rainer speaks to Andrew Dunn who is an engineer at the satellite company Alba Orbital in Glasgow, Scotland. Alba Orbital is in the business of building ...

  • ​Hi, Being a thermoplastic material, welding would be the preferred option. You can use (KVE's) induction welding process, or go for resistance welding, ultrasonoc welding or conductive welding. If ...

  • Titanates and Zirconates bond to non-polar substrates such as PP: See attached Acoustic Emission Analysis tech paper written in 1993 from which the above graphic was taken. See attached ...

  • Hello, I`m John owner and tooling engineer at Southwest Composites. We specialize in the production of molds and tooling for the composites industry. Bladder molds, compression molds, and fiber forge ...

  • 3M (8005 and 8010 from memory) and Henkel make PP adhesives (as well as some others who make methacrylates that could work).  Surface preparation as stated above will get you much better properties. We ...

  • Hello There are a number of options for bonding PPcomposite.  The easiest and least reliable is flame ionization.  To flame ionize, cut down on the air input to a lit Bunsen burner until the flame becomes ...

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