A comprehensive collection of product announcements provided by companies.
ESI Group (Paris, France), a developer of virtual prototyping software and services for manufacturing industries, has released its PAM-COMPOSITES 2016 software solution to provide process and design engineers with its full suite of modules to predic...Epoxy intermediates
Dow Automotive Systems (Auburn Hills, Michigan) has developed VORAFUSE epoxy intermediates, which, when combined with carbon or glass fiber fabric, are said said to offer improved handling and rapid cycle times for compression molding of composite p...HAPS-free mold release
Chem-Trend (Maisach, Germany), a manufacturer of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, has announced additional health, safety and environment (HSE) benefits for its Chemlease EZ Series product line...Model-based waterjet software
Flow International Corp. (Kent, Washington), a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet machines for cutting applications, has announced FlowXpert 2016 waterjet machining software.Composites programming, simulation software updated
CGTech (Irvine, California) is now shipping the next major release of VERICUT Composite Applications: VERICUT Composite Programming (VCP), VERICUT Composite Simulation (VCS) and VERICUT Composite Paths for Engineering (VCPe).Recycled composite material
Sigmatex (Runcorn, UK) has developed a new carbon fiber composite material within its sigma RF product range.Core rolls out ultralow-density SMC
Core Molding Technologies has announced Hydrilite SMC, a sheet molding compound with a nominal density of 0.98 specific gravity, mid-range mechanical performance and high-quality surface appearance.Flame-retardant epoxy prepreg
GMS Composites (Melbourne, Australia) has developed GMS EP-540, a new high-performance flame retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg with good toughness and a short gel time, which passes the UL94 V0 flammability rating.Spray-on adhesives
Quin Global UK Ltd. (Perth, UK; Omaha, NE, US) has introduced the TensorGrip range of spray canister adhesives for use with composite materials.Toughened epoxy prepreg system
PRF Composite Materials (Poole, Dorset, UK) has launched RP549, its new highly toughened epoxy prepreg system, formulated for the production of parts that require good mechanical properties and good impact resistance.