Permabond Engineering Adhesives Ltd. (Somerset, NJ, US) is featuring its expanded composite bonding adhesive line. The line includes single-component epoxies, two-component epoxies, two-component modified epoxies, surface-activated acrylics and methyl methacrylates. Benefits of this technology set include flexible and rigid products with high peel strength and impact resistance; variety of cure speeds, from seconds to hours; variety of cure methods to suit production needs; environmental durability; ultimate strength performance and fatigue resistance; color-matched products available for carbon fiber and glass fiber composites.
Editor PickOOA composites in next-generation launch systems
As United Launch Alliance ULA replaces Atlas and Delta with next-generation launch rockets under the Vulcan name, supplier Ruag Space has been selected to provide lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave fabrication of Vulcan’s composite primary structures. Ruag will manufacture 5.4m payload fairings and 400-series interstage adapters for ULA’s Atlas V rocket.