Elliott Co. of Indianapolis Inc. (Indianapolis, Ind., USA) will feature its line of rigid unfaced polyiso/urethane foam core materials at CAMX 2014. Available in blocks, sheets and custom shapes, ELFOAM products offer a broad range of insulating, fire resistant and structural physical properties. Depending on the application, ELFOAM’s significant weight savings, strong chemical resistance and operating temperature range of ±300°F makes it suitable for use in panels, inserts, slopes, tanks, doors and equipment. Also available are new fabrication capabilities to complement the company's established sheeting, scoring, perforating and profiling capabilities.
Editor PickComposites in the Martian suit
When humans do finally travel to Mars, they will have to be well protected from a less-than-hospitable environment. The suit designed to do the job is already in development at NASA, and it relies heavily on composites.