Elliott Co. of Indianapolis Inc. (Indianapolis, IN, US) will feature its line of rigid polyiso/urethane foam core materials. Supplied as blocks, sheets and custom shapes, ELFOAM products are chemically resistant and able to handle +/- 300 ̊F temperatures. Depending on design requirements, ELFOAM’s ability to provide insulation, fire resistance and high strength-to-weight performance may also be of value in a variety of panel, tank, slope, insert and equipment applications.
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.