Wisconsin Oven Corp. (East Troy, WI, US) will feature its line of electrically heated, gas-fired and indirect gas-fired composite curing batch ovens. Features include data acquisition instruments, vacuum piping, pumps and transducers. All equipment is designed for combination airflow arrangement, which ensures even and uniform heat distribution throughout the work chamber and provides quicker heating rates and recovery times. Wisconsin Oven’s composite curing ovens are typically guaranteed and certified for ±10° at 350°F temperature uniformity. Tighter tolerances and certification at other temperatures are available. Equipment is completely tested prior to shipment and must pass a 154-point quality inspection prior to shipment. Wisconsin Oven also supplies ovens for a variety of applications including finishing, heat-treating and solution-treating.
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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.