DIMENSION-POLYANT, Inc. Putnam, CT
Please describe the project specifications
DIMENSION-POLYANT’s X-PLY® Veil is a revolutionary composite reinforcing material
utilizing advanced sailcloth technology, placing high modulus fibers at deliberate angles for ultra-light multi-directional and torsional strength and control. The X-PLY® Veil consists of a thermoplastic veil, which serves as a carrier for the X-PLY® yarn and/or optional warp Insert fiber components.
What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?
The X-PLY® Veil was developed for use throughout the composites industry, to provide a unique, economical, ultra-lightweight composite component with precisely placed fibers to meet weight, strength and stiffness targets.
What is unique or complex about the project?
The X-PLY® Veil is unique in the fact that reinforcing yarns can be deliberately placed with very low crimp, in endless configurations on a thermoplastic veil. Thermoplastic veils are proven to enhance inter-laminar fracture toughness and limit crack propagation. Furthermore, the X-PLY® Veil ensures resin flow in infusion processes and is compatible with epoxy and similar resin systems
What were the results of the project?
X-PLY® Veil development resulted in a cutting edge composite component that can suit any composite application. X-PLY® Veil has been embraced by the ski and surf markets and is recognized as an innovative product in a variety of novel applications.
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