BA 8983 is a 50 gauge polyimide based product that is aluminized on one surface and reinforced on the other surface with a 116 glass fabric. BA 8983 is primarily used as an inner layer on an MLI blanket to resist tearing from handling or inner contact on the spacecraft bus itself. BA 8983 offers excellent physical, thermal, electrical and optical properties and complies with the requirements of ASTM D-5213.
TDS BA 8983
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