Materials Processing and Applications Development (MPAD) Center

Core Competencies

  • 10-year history of Concept-to-Prototype-to-Commercialization for military, transportation, aviation, medical devices, energy and other sectors
  • Applications development focus in most projects
  • Semi-industrial scale labs and experience working with industry (awareness of IP, NDAs and industry specific project sensitivities)
  • Technologies for metal replacement with lighter, stronger, cheaper composite alternative
  • High-end engineered thermoplastic composites design, development, prototyping & manufacture
  • Thermoplastic Extrusion-compression, Pultrusion, Compression molding, Thermoforming, VARTM
  • Small, medium and high volume production flexibility
  • Commercialization outlet—R&D to commercial transition

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