Hexcel Selects Imperium Acoustocam(TM) for Non Destructive Inspection of Composites

March 24, 2009

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 24 /PRNewswire/ – Imperium, Inc., an innovative provider of state-of-the-art, ultrasonic camera solutions for Non Destructive Inspection (“NDI”) reports that Hexcel Corporation selects Imperium’s Acoustocam I-500 for use by its Dublin, California research lab to support application engineering efforts related to composite material inspection and evaluation of its moulding material, HexMC(R), and other composite materials.

Alfonso Lopez, application engineer for Hexcel indicates, “Imperium’s Acoustocam I-500 provides a terrific solution for non-NDI certified engineers to easily and effectively evaluate our composite materials in real-time. Our investigation of other NDI equipment indicates that they do not offer such unique value.”

Bob Lasser, CEO of Imperium adds, “Hexcel’s selection of the Acoustocam I-500 is a reaffirmation that Imperium offers the best-in-class NDI solution for engineers, technicians and operators who require an affordable, easy-to-use and reliable tool to evaluate composite materials.”

Imperium, Inc. has been developing and manufacturing advanced ultrasound imaging systems since 1996. Dr. Marvin E. Lasser, Ph.D., a former chief scientist of the US Army and former director of research for Ford (Philco Division) founded the company. Current users of our products include companies such as Boeing, Airbus, Bell Helicopter, US Army, US Navy, US Air Force and NASA. Applications of the technology can be found in industrial, medical, sub sea, and biometric settings. The technology is protected by several granted and pending patents. For more information, visit the company’s website at: www.imperiuminc.com

Hexcel Corporation is a leading advanced composites company. It develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials, including carbon fibers, reinforcements, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, used in commercial aerospace, space and defense and industrial applications such as wind turbine blades.

HexMC(R) is a registered trademark of Hexcel Corporation

Acoustocam(TM) is a trademark of Imperium, Incorporated

SOURCE Imperium, Inc.

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