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Fibre-reinforced polycarbonate is flame retardant for computers

Continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic high-performance composites in the Tepex range now include halogen-free flame-retardant versions with a polycarbonate matrix.

Lanxess, a Bond Laminates company, claims that the Tepex FR grades demonstrate exceptionally high flame retardance in tests to fire safety standard UL 94 of the Underwriter Laboratories. They achieved the top V0 ...
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Analysis determines carbon fibre composition

Exeter Analytical has developed proprietary techniques based on its Model 440 CHN analyser to determine the percentage of carbon (C) and hydrogen (H) in carbon fibre composite materials.

Carbon fibre reinforced materials (composites) bring a strength to weight ratio and rigidity in aerospace, automotive, firearms, marine and sports equipment manufacture, hence the need to accurately ...
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Fundamental Material Selection

Learn more about the fundamental elements to consider when selecting engineering materials to provide the best value to your applications and components.  Watch Video

Why I’m happy in January

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