PRLog - July 25, 2014 - ORLANDO, Fla. -- Wallingford, CT, - Dexmet offers MicroGrid® precision expanded metal foils to makers of composite materials for lightning strike protection. Dexmet is the preferred vendor and supplier of lightning strike protection material to major aircraft manufacturers today.
MicroGrid, precision expanded metal foils
MicroGrid's single unit structure is superior to woven material in that it won't unravel or have loose strands that become problematic during processing into a pre-preg material or when conducting a dry lay-up.
The homogenous design also ensures uncompromised conductivity between strands when forming the material to a variety of shapes and contours and provides a smooth surface on the end product. The biggest advantage of MicroGrid® is Dexmet's ability to tightly control the manufacturing process to meet a specific weight, open area, and conductivity requirement. Dexmet's precision expanded metals and polymers allow engineers the option of varying materials according to specific strike zones on the aircraft or structure by adding very little weight to the aircraft or structure. For more information visit Dexmet at Booth 3483 at the CAMX Show in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center.
Printed copies of the Dexmet's 12-page technical papers will be available at the booth. Brett Macdonald, Product Sales Manager for the Lightning Strike Division will also be available for consultation at the show.
Dexmet Corporation manufactures precision expanded metals, foils and polymers for applications needing exact mechanical and electrical properties. Dexmet is joint AS9100 and ISO 9001:2008 certified and is the leader in the manufacturing of foil gauge precision expanded metals and polymers serving a wide range of engineered product applications. Visit http:// www.dexmet.com for details.