C. A. Litzler Co. Inc. (Cleveland, OH, US) will feature its improved standard thermoplastics line. The lines are available in solvent, water-based and extrusion-based for various widths and fibers, and can be used for multiple resins/systems. Benefits of the Litzler line include: highly accurate metering systems; closed loop tension control; tow sizing removal systems and flexibility for multiple widths.
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.