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Dexmet upgrades to AS9100:D and ISO 9001:2015 Certification.

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:D and ISO 9001:2015 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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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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SAMPE Baltimore 2015

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.

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Explaining Expanded Metal Foils in Fuel Cell and Battery Applications

Recently, the team at Dexmet was at the Hannover Messe 2015 Group Exhibit, Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries held at the Hannover Messe Fairgrounds, in Laatzen, Germany, April 13-17, 2015.

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Interview with Bob Bochman By AirInsight

This Interview with the president of Dexmet appeared  a few months back in the AirInsight website, a commercial aviation consultancy. We thought that we would post it here as well but we have also posted the link to the original interview before the article:

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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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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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