Saturday, 21 June 2014

Second curing in stratosphere experiment is successful.

The prepreg (uncured epoxy matrix E201 impregnated by carbon fibbers) has been cured in stratospheric flight at 28 km altitude. Project of University of Sydney, Perm State University and under support of RFBR. Bending test results of flight and Earth samples are shown:
This is second successful flight experiment, where the prepreg with liquid epoxy matrix was sent to stratosphere and cured there completely. The results will be published soon. 

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Gurit company news

Gurit (SWX Swiss Exchange: GUR), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of composite materials issued the release "Gurit’s SE 70 reaches new heights: The first prepreg to be cured in the stratosphere"