syntactic foam

  • 1Syntactic foam — Syntactic foams are composite materials synthesized by filling a metal, polymer or ceramic matrix with hollow particles called microballoons. The presence of hollow particles results in lower density, higher strength, a lower thermal expansion… …

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  • 2syntactic foam — n. any of several buoyant materials made up of tiny hollow spheres embedded in a surrounding plastic: used in submersibles, spacecraft, etc. * * * …

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  • 3syntactic foam — n. any of several buoyant materials made up of tiny hollow spheres embedded in a surrounding plastic: used in submersibles, spacecraft, etc …

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  • 4syntactic foam — noun Etymology: syntactic from Greek syntaktikos putting together more at syntactic : a plastic in which preformed cells (as tiny hollow glass spheres) have been incorporated, which can withstand great pressures (as at ocean depths), and which… …

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  • 5Syntactic Foams — are composite materials synthesized by filling hollow particles (called microballoons) in metals, polymers or ceramics. Presence of hollow particles provides low density to these materials. These materials were developed in early 1960s as… …

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  • 6Foam — This article is about the substance formed from trapped gas bubbles. For other uses, see Foam (disambiguation). Soap foam bubbles Contents 1 Definition …

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  • 7Glass microsphere — For microspheres made of other materials, see Microsphere. SEM micrograph of a glass microsphere in concrete Glass microspheres are microscopic spheres of glass manufactured for a wide variety of uses in research, medicine, consumer goods and… …

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  • 8Cenosphere — A cenosphere is a lightweight, inert, hollow sphere filled with inert air or gas, typically produced as a byproduct of coal combustion at thermal power plants. The color of cenospheres varies from gray to almost white and their density is about 0 …

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  • 9MIR (submersible) — Career  Russia …

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  • 10Spock — Species Half Vulcan (paternal) Half Human (maternal) Affiliation Starfleet Vulcan Government Posting USS Enterprise science officer/first officer and commanding officer US …

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  • 11Composite material — A cloth of woven carbon fiber filaments, a common element in composite materials Composite materials, often shortened to composites or called composition materials, are engineered or naturally occurring materials made from two or more constituent …

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  • 12Sandwich structured composite — A Sandwich structured composite is a special class of composite materials that is fabricated by attaching two thin but stiff skins to a lightweight but thick core. The core material is normally low strength material, but its higher thickness… …

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  • 13DSV Alvin — ALVIN redirects here. For other uses, see Alvin. Alvin in 1978, a year after first exploring hydrothermal vents. Alvin (DSV 2) is a manned deep ocean research submersible owned by the United States Navy and operated by the Woods Hole… …

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  • 14Remotely operated underwater vehicle — Remotely operated vehicle redirects here. For vehicles operating out of water, see remote control vehicle. ROV at work in an underwater oil and gas field. The ROV is operating a subsea torque tool (wrench) on a valve on the subsea structure. A… …

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  • 15Aggregate (composite) — Aggregate is the component of a composite material used to resist compressive stress. For efficient filling, aggregate should be much smaller than the finished item, but have a wide variety of sizes. For example, the particles of stone used to… …

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  • 16Adidas Finale — The Adidas Finale ball is the current official football of the UEFA Champions League, and has been since the 2000/2001 season. The ball is therefore designed with emphasis on the stars of the UEFA Champions League logo. The ball is used mostly in …

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  • 17Adidas Fevernova — Fevernova was the official match ball of 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan. Manufactured by Adidas, it marks a departure from the traditional Tango ball designs. The adidas Fevernova was the first World Cup Match Ball since 1978 to part from the… …

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  • 18NEPTUNE — For other uses, see Neptune (disambiguation). The NEPTUNE Canada project is the world’s first regional scale underwater ocean observatory that plugs directly into the Internet.[1] Since December 2009, it has allowed people to surf the seafloor… …

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  • 19Nereus (underwater vehicle) — Nereus Career (USA) …

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  • 20DSV Shinkai — The Shinkai 6500 (しんかい) is a manned research submersible that can dive up to a depth of 6,500 m. It was completed in 1990 and has the greatest depth range of any manned research vehicle in the world. The vehicle is owned and run by JAMSTEC… …

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