Airtech Inc. (Rutherford, NJ, US; not related to California-based Airtech Advanced Materials) is a global manufacturer and supplier of vacuum pumps, blowers, compressors, and systems. It will feature its L-Series and ATV-Series of rotary vane vacuum pumps. Systemization of these products is also available. These vacuum pumps are used in the composite industry on autoclaves, vacuum hold down and vacuum infusion. In addition to a range of ready–to-ship products, Airtech offers customized solutions.
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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.