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Advanced Engineering 2018

Michelman and University of Delaware Evaluate Fibre Sizing Solutions

02 January 2018

Michelman has become one of the 55 members of the University of Delaware’s Centre for Composite Materials (UD-CCM) Industry Consortium. The company will sponsor a research project that will help evaluate sizing options of carbon and glass fibre for their compatibility with both thermoplastic and thermoset resins.

Michelman’s position as a sizing and surface treatment expert will complement UD-CCM’s materials research and technology transfer expertise. The technical collaboration will focus on identifying the best sizing/fibre/resin combinations that will enhance properties such as heat, impact and fatigue resistance appropriate for a broad range of end-use applications in the automotive, aerospace and electronics industries.






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