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Tufcot works with student on new grade of material

A student from the University of Sheffield joined Tufcot in the role of technical intern at the beginning of the summer.

24th August 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Sheffield

Civil Engineering, Transport/​Aerospace

Megan began her placement by investigating potential new resins and fabrics with good thermal properties. © Tufcot EngineeringTufcot, a specialist manufacturer of composite materials, has teamed up with a student from the University of Sheffield, who joined Tufcot in the role of technical intern at the beginning of the summer.

Megan is studying for a Masters in Materials Science and Engineering. As part of their studies, the students are provided with the opportunity to undertake a 5-month industrial placement. Megan contacted Tufcot in November last year to express her interest in carrying out her placement with the company. After completing her third year of study, Megan joined Tufcot in May 2018 and will stay with the manufacturer before returning to university for her final year in September.

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