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Andy MacKrell

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The Anatomy of a Composite Microstructure

Posted by Andy MacKrell on Oct 24, 2016 10:51:25 AM

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.  -Albert Einstein\

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Topics: Composites,, microstructure

The 5 Most Advanced Composites (and how to virtually test their behavior)

Posted by Andy MacKrell on Mar 3, 2015 4:21:00 PM

One of the greatest strengths of composites is their ability to be combined and used in an infinite number of ways. From race car monocoques, to space shuttle heat sheilds, to bottle openers. 

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Topics: Composite Analysis, Virtual Testing

Can Carbon Fiber Composites "Steel" the Show?

Posted by Andy MacKrell on Feb 24, 2015 2:19:00 PM

For the last 5 years, industry experts have been predicting the upspike in carbon-fiber use. For the last 5 years they have been largely right.

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Advanced Composites Spotlight: Long Fiber Thermoplastics

Posted by Andy MacKrell on Feb 17, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Much attention has been given recently to the advent of long fiber thermoplastics; some are touting them as the next revolutionary material [one, two].

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