composite material

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Noun1.composite material - strong lightweight material developed in the laboratory; fibers of more than one kind are bonded together chemically
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
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Digimat changes the way aerospace and automotive composite structures are designed by drastically reducing the time and cost of obtaining composite material properties, and expanding the design space of possible layups to take full advantage of the unique ability of composites to be tailored to achieve design goals.
According to modern archaeology, one of the earliest examples of a composite material was the carefully soaked layers of linen and plaster used for the Egyptian practice of mummification.
Major OEMs partnering with composite material manufacturers, government regulations and mandates regarding fuel efficiently, and rising demand for fuel efficient vehicles are some of the drivers fueling growth in sales of automotive composite materials globally.
Key statement: A thermoset composite material and composite railroad crosstie fabricated from the thermoset composite material that comprises a substantially homogeneous blend of an amount of vulcanized rubber particles, polyurea binding agent and urea melamine.
The homogeneity of the composite material is crucial property during the manufacture process, empty cavities should be avoided and the rate of the epoxy curing should be smoothened through the whole volume.
particles are occupying a relatively high volume within the matrix and their distribution is being uniform such as the overall composite material can be viewed as a quasi-homogeneous isotropic material;
Roanoke (USA)-based Luna Innovations, which develops and manufactures products for the healthcare, telecommunications, energy and defense markets, has developed a paint for aircraft that will change colour to indicate damage to underlying composite material.
Soldiers may someday find comfort as well as safety in chemical-protection gear, now that researchers have created a breathable, chemical-blocking composite material.
It will coordinate with an adjoining composite-material fabrication factory, which will be responsible for forming composite material parts for the wing boxes such as wing skins, and the Yamatomachi Plant at its Shimonoseki Shipyard and Machinery Works in Yamaguchi, which produces skin stringers, one of reinforcement components of 787 wing boxes.
The company produces block and stone-like panels made of composite material that can be used in the home-building and refurbishment market, says Rick Evans, North Bay's manager of economic development.

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