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13 Battery Startups to Watch in 2013

13 Battery Startups to Watch in 2013 by Katie Fehrenbacher of GigaOM Magazine

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Expanding Technology at the 19th Group Exhibit Hydrogen Fuel Cell Show 2013

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Article from Boeing highlights the need for Lightning Strike Protection for Aircraft

Boeing releases an excellent article on its AERO magazine website that highlights the need for maintenance and flight crews to understand lightning strike phenomena and helps operators understand lightning strike damage inspection requirements and associated effective repairs that improve lightning strike maintenance efficiency.

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Dexmet is now AS9100 Certified!

In keeping with our mission to become the recognized worldwide leader for foil gauge expanded metal and thin film expanded polymers, Dexmet Corporation is proud to announce that we have received AS9100/ISO 9001:2008 Certification for the aviation, aerospace, and defense industries.  The company subscribes to the Standard’s requisite features, including risk management and configuration control, while maintaining a proactive commitment toward customer satisfaction.

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Imitation best form of flattery?

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.

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Interview with State of Connecticut at the 18th Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells

Dexmet mentioned in interview with State of Connecticut at the 18th Group Exhibit, Hydrogen Fuel Cells exposition held at Hannover Messe, Germany, April 23rd through 27th, 2012

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What effect does tarnish on copper have on product parameters?

This is one of the more common questions that we are asked. Customers are primarily concerned with adhesion and surface resistance. Does the surface resistance increase with increased tarnish levels?  Will epoxy adhere to a tarnished copper surface? To try and provide an answer, we undertook some elementary evaluations of copper samples with varying levels of tarnish identified using the L*a*b* color space coordinates. For those unfamiliar with the L*a*b* system, the short answer is that every color can be defined in terms of 3 numbers.  The first number, “L”, is for lightness which ranges from 0-100, with 0 being black and 100 being white. Everything else is shades of gray. The second number, “a”, is either positive (Red) or negative (green). The third number, “b”, is either positive (yellow) or negative (blue).  That is it in a nutshell. All shades of copper and its tarnish can be defined in this way.

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Dexmet offers corrugated expanded material to client base

Dexmet now offers a new process variation of corrugating their precision expanded materials. This process variation was developed for high-performance applications that require the expanded material to be much thicker or larger, that require more surface area and better cross-directional flow.

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