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Value Proposition for microgrid expanded metal foil

On April 28, 2016, Mr. John Hart, Business Development Manager Power Technologies at Dexmet Corporation, delivered the following presentation: "Value Proposition for MicroGrid Expanded Metal Foil" at the Hannover Messe Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries held at Hannover Messe Exhibitions Grounds, Hanover, Germany.

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Dexmet at the EMC 2016 Show in Ottawa Canada

Dexmet will be exhibiting this year at the IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, July 25-29, 2016 held at the Shaw Center, Ottawa Canada Hall. Dexmet will be located in booth# 726 and we will be introducing Mark Graf, Business Development Industrial Technologies. Mark will be interested in speaking to the attendees on the benefits of our material in new shielding applications.

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Dexmet to exhibit at new CAMX show, October 14-16, 2014

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.

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SAFT powers first hybrid tractor

Saft Lithium-ion battery system is being used to power the first hybrid tractor for moving large aircraft between hangars and passenger gates at airports, as reported in the Autumn 2013 edition of bestmagazine.

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Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero with lightning strike protection

Henkel launches surfacing film with improved properties for aircraft - Henkel Press Release 11/5/2013

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Airbus and Japan Airlines sign their first ever order

Article published on aviatime.com Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed a purchase agreement for 31 A350 XWBs (18 A350-900s and 13 A350-1000s), plus options for a further 25 aircraft. This is JAL’s first ever order for Airbus aircraft. It is also the first order Airbus has received from Japan for the A350 XWB, confirming its continuing success with world leading airlines across the globe. JAL and Airbus aim for entry into service from 2019, with the airline’s A350 XWBs gradually replacing its ageing fleet approximately over a six year period.

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Applications made possible by using Expanded Metal

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 fact that the paper highlighted the advancements made by the use of expanded metal in applications from several different market sectors.

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Confirming A350 XWB safety with lightning strike evaluations

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.

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