Center for Polymer and
Advanced Composites


Services

Our center offers services in three key industry areas including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Composites 
  • Polymers and nanocomposites

Manufacturing:

  • Fillers
  • Thermoplastics
  • Compounding
  • Traditional nanocomposites
  • Converting
  • Sheet 3-D articles
  • Fiber
  • Braiding
  • Fibers textiles
  • Thermosets
  • Hand/vacuum and oven/autoclave
  • Fiber reinforced 3-D articles
  • Characterization

Composites

  • Fiber reinforced composites (open truss structures)
  • Polymer and Ceramic Matrix Composites Modeling behavior in turbine engines
  • Structural Composites
  • Design and manufacture of aerospace components
  • Lightweight ballistic resistant materials
  • Impact mitigating materials for sports equipment.

Polymers and nanocomposities

  • Biopolymers for medical applications  (drug delivery systems)
  • Conductive polymers
  • Antibacterial polymer systems
  • Molecular self assembly for polymer nanostructures
  • Polymers, additives and nanocomposites from natural resources
  • Sensors
  • Transparent/high impact polymers  
  • Shape memory polymers

Economic impact

By partnering with industry leaders in the automotive, aerospace and defense industries, our center has the opportunity to make an impact through its composite research. Through testing and analysis, we can offer a stronger, more durable and longer lasting alternative to standard metal components.

Last Updated: Apr 07, 2017

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