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FSU Team Develops Carbon Nanotube Heat Shield for Superfast Aircraft

A team of Florida A&M University – Florida State University (FSU) College of Engineering researchers from FSU’s High-Performance Materials Institute (HPMI) is developing a design for a heat shield made of carbon nanotubes and buckypaper to better protect superfast aircraft. Superfast aircraft, such as satellites, rockets, and jet aircraft, are often built of carbon fiber…

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Carbon Fiber Bumper Beam is a Highlight on the New 2020 Corvette

The new carbon fiber bumper beam on the 2020 mid-engine Corvette is drawing attention on this game-changing vehicle for parts and processes in the automotive world. When General Motors debuted the 2020 Corvette, the industry took notice of the innovative components and the new parts and processes that enhanced performance.  The automotive world’s first curved…

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RS Composite Utility Pole Survives Forest Fire

RS Technologies’ RS composite utility pole, protected with an RS Fire Shield™ made from fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP), survived forest fire conditions in Canada’s Northwest Territories with no damage to the pole and minimal damage to the RS Fire Shield. RS Technologies (RS) prides itself on building composite utility poles that are safer, more reliable and…