Matrix Composites (Rockledge, Fla., USA) will emphasize in its booth the company's range of high-performance composite manufacturing services including design, development, tooling, testing and integration. Markets served include aerospace, defense and commercial/general aviation. Visitors to Matrix Composites’ booth will find examples of the company's work, including spacers, radomes and vents.
“A growing number of companies are realizing the significant benefits of composite components,” says Jeffrey Sharbaugh, Matrix Composites’ business development manager. “Over twenty years of lessons learned is a true differentiator for Matrix and our latest advancements in closed molding could really open up new doors for these companies.”
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.