The MVC Series of high-temperature, dip-molded vinyl vented caps relieves internal air pressure by channeling excess air down through a relief track into a collection chamber. Once positive air pressure builds up, it is allowed to escape. Designed to automatically reseal itself, the series prohibits paint or powder particles from entering the components.
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The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.