Wisconsin Oven's blog - Composites

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The Benefits of Composites for Space Travel

Posted: Oct 31, 2017 | Categories: Composites
Today, deep-space observatories, cryogenic tanks, and launch vehicles all contain composites. Tomorrow, composites will carry humans into deep space. Composites are made up of two or more different materials combined to make a unique material, and a marriage of three characteristics: strength, stability, and mass. These composite materials allow manufacturers to create highly optimized structures that support successful space missions. Weight and cost-savings are critical for the space industry. Materials that can withstand the harsh conditions of space along with lightening the load for the long journey are essential. Because composites are lightweight and strong, they offer substantial cost savings

The State of Composites: Building a Path to Tomorrow

Posted: Sep 06, 2017 | Categories: Composites
The use of composite material in products has steadily increased over the years. Composites are commonly used in the architecture, aerospace, automotive, marine, space, and recreational industries to name a few. The many benefits for composite material make it ideal for the products in these industries. Composites are light weight, provide high strength and durability with minimal maintenance for years of use. Due to their increased rate of use, the production of composites is always a hot topic. From automotive OEMs to wind energy professionals to aerospace engineers and more - they all agree that there are several key factors

National Energy Awareness Month

Posted: Oct 25, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Composites, Energy, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing, Powder Coating
Energy is the driving force of most modern day conveniences and technology. As technological advances continue so does our need for energy. In 2011, each U.S. citizen used 313 million British Thermal Units (Btu) of energy and since then, this number has continued to increase. Energy sources such as fossil fuels have a limited supply. As human use of energy continues to increase it is critical that more and more energy saving initiatives are taken. As we look towards future generations, it is especially important to reduce the use of our natural resources now. As we continue to educate society

Inspiring the Future Generation of Manufacturing

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Composites, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing, Powder Coating
The beginning of US manufacturing dates back to 1785 when the first automated flour mill was created. As the years progressed, so did the machinery. By the 1850s, American manufacturing was using interchangeable parts and mechanization which led to the first manufactured automobile coming off the assembly line in 1908. The automobile industry of the early 1900’s initiated the growth of manufacturing for several decades to come. Fast forward to today and the manufacturing industry hasn’t slowed down yet. There are countless industries that rely on manufacturing. The industry is a solid career choice for people of all skill and

Check Out the Latest and Greatest in the Composites Industry at CAMX 2016!

Posted: Sep 15, 2016 | Categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Composite Manufacturing, Composites, Engineering, Industrial Ovens, Manufacturing
CAMX 2016 (The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo) is just around the corner. This year it will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on September 26-29, 2016. CAMX 2016 brings together leaders from all areas of the composites and advanced materials industry including transportation, aerospace, marine, wind energy, software, construction and infrastructure, medical, academics, sports and leisure. The event will provide networking and collaboration opportunities along with feature new technology within the industry. The hall will host over 500 exhibitors allowing attendees to meet with manufacturers and service providers for composites and advanced materials. Composite Curing