Composite provides strength at high temperatures.

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Manufactured from multiple plies of woven fiberglass, which is saturated with epoxy resin and compressed under heat and pressure, NP571HT provides mechanical strength at continuous temperatures up to 210°C. Product also provides machinability, dimensional stability, and creep resistance. In use, it maintains physical, mechanical, and electrical properties for up to 1 decade. Composite is suited for applications in power generation, oil and gas, and aerospace.



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Norplex-Micarta's NP571HT Provides Strength In High-Temperature Applications



POSTVILLE, IA - Norplex-Micarta announces the NP571HT, a high performance composite providing superior mechanical strength at continuous temperatures of up to 210°C. The high-temperature characteristics make the NP571HT ideal for numerous uses in power generation, oil & gas, and aerospace applications.

In addition to superior strength, NP571HT also provides excellent machinability, outstanding dimensional stability, and superior creep resistance. In use, the product maintains its physical, mechanical, and electrical properties for up to a decade.

NP571HT is manufactured from multiple plies of woven fiberglass, which is saturated with epoxy resin and compressed under heat and pressure. The fiberglass-based substrate provides exceptional tensile, flexural, sheer, modulus, and impact strength properties comparable to steel, making NP571HT ideal for applications requiring higher strength at elevated temperatures.

About Norplex-Micarta
Norplex-Micarta is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoset composites. Norplex-Micarta's vast product line serves power generation, military/aerospace, oil & gas, medical devices, electrical devices, electronics assembly, construction, heavy industry, and transportation markets throughout Europe, Asia/Pacific, and The Americas. Norplex-Micarta is located at 665 Lybrand Street, Postville, IA 52162; Tel: 563-864-7321; Fax: 563-864-4231; E-mail: info@norplex-micarta.com; Web: www.norplex-micarta.com.

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