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Wood Joins Plastics for Injection Molded Composites

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SoCalPE
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Vacuum it?
SoCalPE   8/2/2011 3:22:27 PM
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I love stories about the garage-based inventors who develop a cool new invention.  This material is intriguing.  I wonder if a sheet could be vacuum formed or is there some porosity that would impede this?

Beth Stackpole
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Re: Advanced materials in a one-person shop
Beth Stackpole   8/2/2011 12:20:01 PM
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Sounds like Joyce has that conviction you noted earlier in another post, Doug. What does he do in his day job? Is he a materials engineer by trade or this just a hobby/passion?

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Re: Advanced materials in a one-person shop
Douglas Smock   8/2/2011 11:29:56 AM
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It's a great thing about plastics and composites that so much technology still comes from independent inventors. Joyce's insight about the beneficial impact of inert gas on the polymer melt is not the kind of thing that would come from a huge company for a variety of reasons.

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Advanced materials in a one-person shop
Rob Spiegel   8/2/2011 10:53:56 AM
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This is great. We get a story of advances in material and it's coming from a one-person company. Is this the new Bill Hewlett/Dave Packard garage? Instead of getting next-generation computers, we're getting next-generation materials out of a garage.

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