composite fuel

composite fuel

[kəm′päz·ət ′fyül]
(materials)
A broad class of solid chemical fuels composed of a fuel and oxidizer and used as propellants in rockets; an example of a fuel is phenol formaldehyde, and an oxidizer is ammonium perchlorate. Also known as composite propellant.
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The Centre is currently supplying composite fuel pipes and isolators for the carbon wings of Airbus's A350XWB.
The agreement will facilitate ICT to continue development and prototype production of the iCPV, a liner-less, composite fuel storage system.
We are looking at composite fuel tanks for many aerospace applications.
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Coating the composite fuel cell is something we could offer to protect it from heat and lower the fuel temperature inside," said Whyman.
Composite fuel tanks are more than 55 per cent lighter than their steel equivalents, improving the overall performance and endurance of the vehicle while also enabling greater distances to be travelled without refuelling.
51 kilometers per liter) composite fuel economy," GM boasted in a statement.
Fairly well-known is that ethanol can eat away at older gaskets and seals, corrode aluminum and cause a nasty reaction with composite fuel tanks that can gum up the works.
The list includes: composite fuel tanks, composite driveshafts, composite front end, crumple zones, door interiors, plastic fuel tanks, headlamps, laminated glass, plastic foam, composite structures, roll over safety, self-reinforced plastics, size and weight studies, and steering columns.
Under the plan, a composite fuel made of plutonium extracted from spent fuel and uranium will be burned at nuclear power plants in what is called a plutonium-thermal formula.
Norwegian composite technology company Hexagon Composites ASA said on Monday (22 November) that it had received a letter of intent regarding an order for composite fuel tanks for the Joint Strike Fighter from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company.
The program was crippled by problems in developing lightweight composite fuel tanks.