Square sample of fabric-reinforced shape-memory resin for use in shape-changing aircraft

Made:
2007 in Dayton
maker:
Cornerstone Research Group Inc.
one fabric-reinforced sample of shape-memory polymer resin as researched for use in shape-changing aeroplanes.

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one fabric-reinforced sample of shape-memory polymer resin as researched for use in shape-changing aeroplanes.
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Square sample of fabric-reinforced shape-memory polymer resin as researched for use in shape-changing aeroplanes, by the Cornerstone Research Group Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2007. Sample is smooth on one side. The other side shows the reinforcing fabric, which has a 'diamond' shape woven pattern.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2007-36/3
Materials:
shape memory polymer resin (fully-cured thermoset) and textile (unknown)
Measurements:
overall (lying flat): 1 mm x 152 mm x 150 mm, 0.03kg
type:
sample
taxonomy:
credit:
Cornerstone Research Group Inc.