Aluminum Aerospace Coating May Replace Toxic Chromates
A materials engineering research team at the University of Nevada, Reno has developed an environmentally friendly, self-healing coating for aluminum that could replace toxic chromates. (Source: University of Nevada, Reno/Mike Wolterbeek)
A new fixings and fastening system for assembling structural, load-bearing composite components promises 54% better adhesion, plus less weight and better mechanical performance than current composite fixing designs.
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