Episode 4: Pam Schneider and Mike Braley, A&P Technology
A&P Technology Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio) is a producer of braided materials for the composites industry. Pam Schneider, chief operating officer and Mike Braley, vice president of application development with A&P Technology, discuss advancements in braiding technology, the company’s work on the 787 and how they see composite technology evolving.
The structural properties of composite materials are derived primarily from the fiber reinforcement. Fiber types, their manufacture, their uses and the end-market applications in which they find most use are described.
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Fast-reacting resins and speedier processes are making economical volume manufacturing possible.