Epcon Industrial Systems LP (The Woodlands, TX, US) will emphasize its design and manufacture of custom ovens and furnaces. Epcon notes that its engineers undergo extensive design research with each customer to ensure quality and performance based on the customer’s needs. Epcon is currently designing a series of large ovens for curing and heat treating, for a Tier 1 supplier to the aerospace industry. Epcon holds several patents on designs for various applications, including combination systems that incorporate industrial ovens, thermal oxidizers and heat exchangers.
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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.