MPC(reg) moldable phenolic composite material is for molding components that must endure high heat cycling and stress, yet provide resistance to cracking. This glass-reinforced material is targeted for molding powertrain and electric motor components where these components need to resist creep, maintain high strength and elastic stiffness, withstand high temperatures, and provide resistance to the chemicals found in automotive environments.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
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