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
The Dexmet team exhibiting at Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells at Hannover Messe which was held at the Hannover Messe Fairgrounds in Laatzen, Germany from Monday, April 7th to Friday, April 11, 2014. Dexmet exhibited in conjunction with Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition which is part of The...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.