Startup Commercializing Lockheed-Developed Nanocomposite Developed by Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works, a thermoplastic nanocomposite that rivals aluminum in performance, but at a lower weight, is to be commercialized by a new startup. Alpine Advanced Materials has been formed by venture development company Catalyze Dallas, which previously created Metro Aerospace to commercialize a drag-reducing technology developed within Lockheed. The new material, called HX5, has 90% of the strength ...


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