Innegra Technologies (Greenville, S.C.) is featuring its Innegra S and award-winning Innegra H fibers. Several products containing Innegra fiber will be on display. Proving itself as a beneficial reinforcement in the sporting goods industry by adding toughness, impact resistance, vibration dampening and damage tolerance to a variety of surfboards, kayaks, paddles and helmets, Innegra Technologies says it is looking to expand its reach into other composite markets such as automotive, marine, industrial, luggage and cases. Innegra fiber technology includes Innegra S fiber, an olefin-based, multifilament fiber in black and white; and Innegra H fibers, hybrid, multifilament fibers containing Innegra S and other high-performance fibers including, but not limited to carbon, glass, basalt and aramid.
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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.