Sanders Composites Inc. (San Diego, CA, US) an operating business of the Integrated Polymer Solutions Group, is featuring its vertically integrated composites manufacturing capabilities. This build-to-print fabricator serves the space, UAV and aerospace markets. Resources and capabilities are in place for the manufacture of composite structures from carbon and glass fiber, bismaleimide (BMI), phenolic, epoxy and silicone rubber. Sanders also emphasizes efficiency and cost-effectiveness combined with innovative, consultative problem-solving.
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.