JDBComposites (Taizhou, China; Travelers Rest, S.C., USA) will launch at CAMX its continuously fiber-reinforced thermoplastic tapes/skins (CFRTP) and long fiber-reinforced plastic products (LFRT). JDBPly is a continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic tape manufactured in widths of up to 48 inches/1,219 mm. Products in polypropylene (PP), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polyamide (PA) 6 will be shown. They are available in standard colors or custom colors. JDBComposites consolidates the tape plies into skin thicknesses ranging from 20-mil to 240-mil for industrial and consumer applications. JDBComposites is based close to the port of Ningbo for easy shipping all over the world and is ISO 9000 certified.
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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.