Rolls Buys Long-Time Composites Supplier Rolls-Royce has bought Hyper-Therm High Temperature Composites of Huntington Beach, Calif., a supplier of heat-tolerant composite materials for gas turbine engines. Terms were not disclosed. Hyper-Therm specializes in ceramic matrix composites (CMC), engineered coatings and thermal-structural components, which offer greater strength at higher temperatures than traditional alloys while reducing weight and the requirement for cooling air. CMCs ...

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