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Web Industries will highlight Creo-enabled MLI solutions for space/satellite applications at virtual Small Satellite Conference 2020

July 31, 2020

Web Industries Inc., a precision formatter of flexible materials for space and aerospace applications, will highlight its capability to design and manufacture thermal insulation blankets and micrometeoroid shielding products at Small Satellite Conference 2020, August 3-6. Normally held at Utah State University, Logan, Utah, this year’s SmallSat will take place entirely online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Space and aerospace OEMs and other visitors registered for SmallSat are invited to meet online with Web Industries officials at one of four designated time slots during the conference. All meetings are individual and confidential. Web engineers will be on hand to meet at the following times: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday, Aug. 3, through Thursday, Aug. 6. (For more information and to register for SmallSat, visit

At SmallSat, Web Industries will showcase its multilayer insulation (MLI) blankets and formatted materials for thermal management tasks aboard satellites and space vehicles. MLI blankets are lightweight components consisting of multiple layers of film or foil that reflect radiated heat energy, offering exceptional performance in space environments.

In a new development, Web is employing Creo CAD software for the first time in its design of MLI blankets. The software enhances Web’s ability to process three-dimensional images and convert them into two-dimensional shapes, resulting in MLI blankets that more closely conform with dimensional requirements.

“During SmallSat, Web representatives plan to address certain key issues of interest to space/satellite OEMs as part of the virtual meeting framework,” says Web’s Business Development Manager for Thermal Insulation Lee Smith. “These include efforts to speed turnaround and reduce cycle times in MLI blanket production, the benefits of increasingly automated MLI manufacturing, and the ability to supply finished blankets with integrated fasteners directly to the launch pad.”

In addition, Web will exhibit its proven capability to design and manufacture micrometeoroid and orbital debris (MMOD) shielding products. High-velocity MMOD particles pose a serious risk of damage to satellites and space vehicles, especially in low Earth orbits. MMOD shields consist of multiple layers of Kevlar® and other high-strength materials. Successive shield layers break up MMOD particles on contact and prevent debris from damaging the spacecraft.

NOTE TO MEDIA: Media members and trade editors interested in learning more about Web Industries’ solutions for space applications are asked to contact Web Industries outside of SmallSat conference hours to arrange a phone or Zoom meeting.

Contact: 610-328-1051.

About Web Industries

A 100% employee-owned company, Web Industries, Inc., is one of the largest and most diverse providers of precision converting and outsource manufacturing. We help customers in the Aerospace, Medical, Personal & Home Care, and Industrial markets bridge their capability gaps and accelerate their go-to-market success by leveraging close, trust-based relationships to develop ingenious solutions precisely tailored to their needs. From project inception through commercialization, Web offers creative problem-solving backed by deep technical and operational expertise.

For Further Information

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