Maverick Corp. (Blue Ash, OH, US) will feature its family of non-MDA polyimides a co-exhibit with Renegade Materials Corp. (Springboro, OH, US). These products are currently in production and qualification at aerospace primes. All of Maverick’s products are available in prepreg and adhesive form from Renegade. Two of Maverick’s featured polyimide products will be MVK-14 Freeform and RM-1100. MVK-14 Freeform is now flying on commercial engine and aircraft platforms. MVK-14 Freeform and RM-1100 are in the qualification process at various aerospace primes and are being evaluated as primary structure for new, advanced military engines. Maverick will also feature its family of high-temperature polyimide resin transfer molding (RTM) resins, including MVK-10 and J1, as well as its line of aerospace-qualified, fully certified compression-molded parts and components.
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.