Features

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Laser surface preparation of composite materials(Part 1) Laser surface preparation of composite materials(Part 1)

General Lasertronics Corporation has examined the degree to which laser surface preparation of composite material enhanced the repeatability and fracture toughness of adhesive bonds, compared with conventional abrasive-plus-solvent wipe processes. Robert Cargill and Jim Russell of Lasertronics describe the project.

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3D non-crimp fabrics for composite structures 3D non-crimp fabrics for composite structures

Keith Sharp and Katharina Davies (Frey) of SAERTEX USA explain the benefits of the company's 3D non-crimp fabrics (NCF).