thermoplastic polymers

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Is there a 3D printing platform that is able to additively manufacture continuous carbon fiber thermoplastics? A customer working on flight certification of 3D printed...
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The selection and application of advanced composite materials play a critical role in the quest for improving performance of air and ground vehicles to meet ever-changing...
Figure 1 (illustrated above):  Repeating Crystalline Polymer Chains with Strong and Weak Interchain Bonds.
Introduction Composite materials, especially those that exhibit high strength-to-weight ratios and thermal stability, continue to be of increased interest to the Defense industry...
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INTRODUCTION During military operations, personnel and vehicles are often exposed to ballistic and blast threats. Lightweight armor systems are used in situations where there are...