Elliott Co. of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN, US) is featuring its line of rigid polyiso/urethane foam core materials. Supplied as blocks, sheets and custom shapes, ELFOAM products are said to offer excellent insulating, fire resistance and structural physical properties. Depending on performance requirements, ELFOAM’s ability to save weight, resist chemicals and handle temperatures of ±149°C may also be of value in a variety of panel, tank, slope, ionsert and equipment applications. Elliott Co. also now offers fabrication options to complement its 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.