Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

Thinner foils for LSP

Lightning strike protection (LSP) material specialist Dexmet (Wallingford, Conn.) touted new additions to its MicroGrid expanded metal foils line: Foils that feature reduced planar thickness with a smaller open area in the grid.

The foils offer the same conductivity as thicker foils because they have identical mass. But the installed foils give the airframer an LSP solution that is less costly and, importantly, reduces aircraft weight, because a thinner adhesive layer is required during application. Dexmet's thinnest copper foil, for example, weighs 175 g/m2 but is only 0.002 inch/0.045 mm thick.

All Dexmet foils are available in widths of 36 inches and 52 inches (914 mm and 1,320 mm) — they are reportedly the only LSP foils available in the larger width. www.dexmet.com

Press release issued by Dexmet Corporation on April 30, 2014

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Dexmet Corporation Metal & Alloy Fabrications, Metal & Alloy Suppliers, Aluminium, Copper, Foil, Nickel

 

 Related directory sectors:
Metals

Enhanced listings:


TenCate Advanced Composites
TenCate Advanced Composites is a leading provider of thermoset and thermoplastic prepregs to the aerospace industry.

Titanium Industries Inc.
Specialty metals solutions, supplying performance metals for critical aerospace applications

Intrinsys
Intrinsys, Dassault Systèmes’ leading UK partner, deliver Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions alongside engineering consultancy services.

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

Dexmet Corporation
Dexmet MicroGrid® an innovative product line that help improve the composite aircraft withstand the rigors of a lightning strike.

See our advertising tariff.

 

8
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2018. Terms & Conditions of reading. Privacy policy