Engineering Technology Corp. (Salt Lake City, Utah) is introducing its new Material Test Winder (MTW), a small, light-weight desktop winder designed for lab and educational facility use. It features two-axis motion with fixed mandrel length and flexible fiber delivery mounting. This winder is designed for winding test panels and hoops, has a maximum speed of 90 rpm and can support up to 50 lb. Additional options and accessories are available for this product depending on customer requirements.
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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.