While this trade show was held a few months back in May of 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland, engineers from various aircraft manufacturers paid us a visit to get samples of our MicroGrid® thin expanded metal foils for upcoming programs that they are working on. Enjoy the photos. [caption...Read more
Dexmet's expanded lightning strike division will be exhibiting at this year's CAMX (The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo) Show in Florida at the Orange County Convention Center, October 14-16, 2014. The focus will be on lighter weight, ultra thin expanded copper and aluminum. Dexmet offers MicroGrid® precision expanded...Read more
Henkel launches surfacing film with improved properties for aircraft - Henkel Press Release 11/5/2013 Henkel is launching its innovative epoxy-based surfacing film for composites, which offers honeycomb-cored composites enhanced protection against lightning strike. Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero is based on the...Read more
In 2009, three researchers, Dimas Smith from the Universidad Francisco de Miranda, Carlos Graciano and Gabriela Martinez from the Universidad Simon Bolivar published a paper that discuss the use of expanded metal in engineering applications. While some of the applications discussed were widely known, we appreciated the...Read more
Lightning strike testing has been performed for the A350 XWB, completing a key required step in preparations for this next-generation Airbus jetliner’s maiden flight.
Dexmet is well-known as a manufacturer of expanded materials but do you also know that we support the efforts being carried on by professional organizations in emerging applications, here and abroad. Dexmet Corporation is a member or corporate sponsor of the following organizations:
There is an old saying that imitation is the best form of flattery and while it may be true in some cases, in the world of manufacturing that is not always the case. For instance Dexmet takes great pride in developing quality expanded material for their client base....Read more