ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Who uses Duocel® foam air/oil separators?

Air/oil separators are typically used in aircraft engine gearboxes where high performance is required from a compact & lightweight design. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Open Celled Metal Foam Materials

Since 1967 ERG, the leading manufacturer of open celled metal foam, carbon foam, and ceramic foam materials, has manufactured cutting edge components for the aerospace, national defense, semiconductor manufacturing, biotech and other high technology industries. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel® Reticulated Vitreous Carbon foam

The matrix of cells and ligaments is completely repeatable, regular, and uniform throughout the entirety of the material. Duocel® Reticulated Vitreous Carbon is a rigid, highly porous and permeable structure and has a controlled density of carbon per unit volume. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel® Foam Energy Absorbers

Duocel® aluminum foam is a true metal skeletal structure. It is not a sintered, coated, or plated product. Its purity is typically that of the parent alloy metal, with no voids, inclusions, or entrapments (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel® Silicon Carbide Foam

The matrix of cells and ligaments is completely repeatable, regular, and uniform throughout the entirety of the material. Duocel® silicon carbide (SiC) foam is a rigid, highly porous and permeable structure and has a controlled density of metal per unit volume. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - A High-End Duocel® foam heat exchanger

Compact, high performance heat exchangers utilizing Duocel® aluminum and copper foams are employed when traditional methods of thermal stabilization are inadequate. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel® Copper Foam

Duocel® copper foam is a true metal skeletal structure. It is not a sintered, coated, or plated product. Its purity is typically that of the parent alloy metal, with no voids, inclusions, or entrapments. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Why use Duocel® foam micrometeorite shields?

Thin layers of solid aluminum are brazed to the Duocel® aluminum foam to form a shield capable of absorbing and dissipating energy associated with high velocity strikes. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Why would you use Duocel® foam optics and mirrors?

Duocel® Foam Optics and Mirrors

Aluminum

  • Lightweight
  • Cost Effective

Silicon Carbide

  • Low Expansion Coefficient
  • Inert
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ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Why would you use a Duocel® foam heat shield?

Duocel® Reticulated Vitreous Carbon (RVC) foam is successfully being utilized in multiple heat absorption and dissipation applications. The foam is typically used as LASER energy dumps and in shielding critical components from heat. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel® Aluminum Foam

Duocel® aluminum foam is a true metal skeletal structure. It is not a sintered, coated, or plated product. Its purity is typically that of the parent alloy metal, with no voids, inclusions, or entrapments. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Foam Metal Energy Absorbers

Custom manufactured energy absorbers utilizing Duocel® foam metal have proven themselves superior to commonly used materials like honeycomb. The 3D foam structure can be specially designed to be incorporated in almost any design configuration (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Why is Duocel® carbon foam so special?

The matrix of cells and ligaments is completely repeatable, regular, and uniform throughout the entirety of the material. Duocel® carbon is a rigid, highly porous and permeable structure and has a controlled density of carbon per unit volume. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Plating / Chemical Films

Duocel® foam metals are capable of taking on additional plating or chemical film. Plating is used to increase the primary foam's corrosion resistance, surface finish, thermal transfer properties, and electrical conductivity. Common metal plating includes nickel, gold, silver and platinum. Plating also reduces the cost of having to manufacture the primary foam in an expensive alloy.

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ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Why would you use Duocel® Foam?

Why would you use a Duocel® foam energy absorber?

Duocel® energy absorbers are commonly used in aerospace and military applications where operational performance is critical, and the storage, use, and operational environmental conditions are likely to be severe. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel® Carbon Foam

The matrix of cells and ligaments is completely repeatable, regular, and uniform throughout the entirety of the material. Duocel® carbon is a rigid, highly porous and permeable structure and has a controlled density of carbon per unit volume. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel is material for the imagination!

From time to time, new materials are developed- like plastics, alloys, composites-that change the way you design, even the way you think.

Duocel is one of these. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Open Cell Metal, Carbon & Ceramic Foam Materials

Applications limited only by your imagination.

Common Applications Include:
• Gas Diff users
• Porous Electrodes
• Rocket Nozzles
• Core Structures
• Flame Arresters
• High Temperature Filters
• Optics and Mirrors (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Duocel® Windscreens and Protective Covers

Duocel® metal foams are routinely utilized in a number of applications requiring porous covers to reduce wind noise, protect sensitive electronic components from the environment and to simultaneously act as a flow straightener. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Why use a Duocel® foam heat exchanger?

Duocel® foam metal is the leading material for high performance heat exchangers. High surface area yields lightweight compact designs. Foam structure promotes complete mixing and efficient scrubbing of heat exchange surfaces, over two times the performance of conventional units. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Carbon Foam Electrodes, Open Celled

Duocel® carbon foam is used in electrochemical processes that require very high current distribution areas, and low electrical and fluid flow resistance. The open celled foam is extremely high in void volume and is totaly inert to chemicals and solutions. Duocel® carbon foam can be manufactured in almost any shape or foam. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Foam Metal Heat Exchangers

Duocel® foam metal is the leading material for high performance heat exchangers. High surface area yields lightweight compact designs. Foam structure promotes complete mixing and efficient scrubbing of heat exchange surfaces, over two times the performance of conventional units. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Flame arrestor offers design versatility

Duocel® flame arrestors use a unique internal foam structure that allows for a high flow rate and low-pressure drop as it increases efficiency. Secondary coating options, such as alodine, give the foam an added corrosion resistance in harsh environments. Duocel® foam works in virtually any type of environment and is custom made to your specifications. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Porous Metal Breather Plugs

Duocel® breather plugs are custom designed to optimize the exchange of filtered air from a systems internal components to the atmosphere. The rugged and durable corrosion resistant filter media has become a standard in military applications ranging from cruise missiles to electronic enclosures. (read more)

ERG Materials & Aerospace Corporation - Custom Filters and Diffusers using Metal Foam

Duocel® open celled metal, carbon, and ceramic foams are an advanced material alternative to conventional filtration technologies. The rigid 3D structure can filter containments as large as 0.17” of an inch and as small as just a few microns. Custom Duocel® filters are made to exceed the performance requirements of your application. (read more)