Our pursuit of excellence in materials innovation and research combined with our experienced applications and design engineering team allows us to leverage our materials technology to provide a distinct advantage in new ESC® material part applications.

Innovative part design and optimization supported by state-of-the-art software including:

  • Catia V4/V5
  • Pro/Engineer Solid Modeling
  • SolidWorks

Composite Structural Analysis with leading edge modeling & simulation tools such as:

  • Abaqus Unified FEA/CAE
    • Linear, Non-linear, Static and High-Speed Dynamic, Thermal Modal Analysis

Tooling and fixture design to optimize ESCĀ® material performance and processing. We provide complete design to build services.

Process Development employing best practices provides robust fabrication and consistent part performance.

  • Engineered Material Charge Pattern (Layup) Development
  • Manufacturing Process Development
  • Fiber Orientation Analysis

Testing and Validation using a rigorous hierarchy of techniques in a comprehensive advanced materials testing laboratory.

  • Coupon and Component Level Testing
  • FEA correlation and validation
  • Software
    • NI LabVIEW
  • Equipment and resources
    • Mechanical testing and material characterization:
      Instron 56kN Universal Tester
      Instron 259kN Servo Hydraulic Fatigue System,
      Comprehensive R&D laboratory

Non-Destructive Inspection

  • Ultra Sound
  • Computed Tomography