Helmets and impact resistance

May 24th, 2021

Material and design improvements offer better head protection in sports activities.  When worn under a helmet, a fit cap will indicate the pressure exerted by the helmet on 16 different sensors. Photo: Massood Atashbar/Western Michigan University.  By Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D., and Janet Preus According to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), about 1.6–3.8 million concussion cases […]

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TenCate names Japan rep

February 7th, 2014

TenCate Advanced Composites, supplier of advanced thermoset and thermoplastic composites materials, has signed Tokyo-based Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha Ltd. for representation in Japan. Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha will support and distribute TenCate’s thermoset and thermoplastic composite materials and represent TenCate’s molded part capabilities. Royal Ten Cate (TenCate), headquartered in The Netherlands, combines textile technology with related chemical […]

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