A comprehensive collection of product announcements provided by companies.
Graco (North Canton, OH, US) has introduced the Graco RS, a new flexible and precise composite gel coat system, designed specifically for use in automotive applications.Structural adhesives product line expanded
Scott Bader (Wollaston, UK) has introduced two new Crestabond grades of methacrylate primerless structural adhesives, now available in black.Thermoplastic for aircraft interiors
Solvay (Brussels, Belgium) has launched Tegralite, a family of high-performance, semi-finished thermoplastic-based materials designed for use in aircraft interiors applications.Laminate software updated
Anaglyph (London, UK) has released version 4.5 of its Laminate Tools software application.Glass fiber sizings assessed in new book
"Glass Fibre Sizing: A Review of Size Formulation Patents," is a new book by James L. Thomason that offers an analysis of glass fiber sizings based on a review of patents on the technology.Modular rheometers
Thermo Scientific (Madison, WI, US) has introduced the HAAKE MARS (Modular Advanced Rheometer System) 40 and 60 rheometers, equipped with Connect Assist technology, first introduced with the Thermo Scientific HAAKE Viscotester iQ rheometer.Ultrasound inspection hardware upgrade
DolphiTech (Raufoss, Norway) has released a significant hardware upgrade to the DolphiCam Ultrasound Camera and the accompanying DolphiCam Expert software.American GFM debuts new dual-capability machine
American GFM Corp. (Chesapeake, VA, US) told exhibit-goers at SAMPE Baltimore 2015 about a new machine it has developed.Unidirectional carbon fiber prepreg tapes just 15 gsm
North Thin Ply Technology has developed a unidirectional prepreg tape with an areal weight of only 15 gsm, producing what is possibly the thinnest prepreg tape on the market.Automated composites manufacturing with cure tracking
The Optibox, from Combined Composite Technologies (CCT), is a portable, self-heating, single- or double-sided mold tool with an LCD readout. Interchangeable upper tool configurations enable flexible, rigid, heated and multi-cavity functionality.