PUBLISHED: 12/23/2016

Material and process software updated

Granta Design Ltd. (Cambridge, UK) has enhanced its GRANTA MI materials information management system to give engineering enterprises complete control over how they collect and apply materials knowledge.


PUBLISHED: 12/5/2016

Solvay launches new technologies for automotive and aerospace applications

During Composites Europe, the company showcased rapid cure thermoset prepregs for automotive applications.


PUBLISHED: 11/27/2016

Virtual prototyping software updated

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...


PUBLISHED: 11/27/2016

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...


PUBLISHED: 11/27/2016

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...


PUBLISHED: 11/27/2016

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.


PUBLISHED: 11/27/2016

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).


PUBLISHED: 11/23/2016

Recycled composite material

Sigmatex (Runcorn, UK) has developed a new carbon fiber composite material within its sigma RF product range.


PUBLISHED: 10/10/2016

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.


PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

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.


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