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June 30, 2009

Carbon Fibres

Carbon fibres are produced by thermal decomposition (pyrolysis) of organic fibre materials. Starting materials for the production of carbon fibres are organic fibre materials. These precursor […]
June 30, 2009

Fibreglass (glass fibres)

The name “glass” refers to a group of materials which are basically undercooled liquids. Glass consists of various oxides which melt to form eutectics. When the […]
June 19, 2009

About Aerontec

Aerontec was formed in order to be a distributor of composite materials and technology here in South Africa. The company was started in February 2002. Aerontec is situated in Claremont, Cape Town, with a door-to-door road service to anywhere in South Africa.
June 19, 2009

What is a composite?

“Composite” is a general term meaning an assembly of various and or dissimilar materials used in conjunction with each other to enable them to do a job or task that the individual materials cannot do by themselves. Reinforced concrete is a composite. Wood is a composite.