This facility is maintained by the Center For Composite Materials and Structures, and has a walk-in freezer for material storage, environmentally controlled clean room with cutting and lay-up tables, and has instructional and research rooms. Equipment includes an autoclave, hot presses, desiccators, precision diamond slitting saw, prepreg stitching machine, vacuum ovens, and many other items used in the fabrication of advanced composite material components.
More information on the Composites Fabrication Laboratory may be found in the ESM website at http://www.esm.vt.edu/centers/compfab.html.
Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Randolph Hall, RM 215,
460 Old Turner St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0203
Phone: (540) 231-6611
Fax: (540) 231-9632