IKONICS Announces Mistras Group Independent Laboratory Report
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DULUTH, Minn., July 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IKONICS Corporation (IKNX), a Duluth-based imaging technology company, announced today that test results from an independent laboratory confirm its unique process for machining carbon fiber composites results in far less damage to the composite material than conventional drilling. The aerospace industry relies increasingly on the strong lightweight composites in aircraft construction to reduce weight without compromising strength.
In its report to IKONICS, the Mistras Group stated, “The tests were conclusive showing far less stress/internal damage to the panels where the IKONICS AMS Process was used to perforate the composites."