Spheretex will exhibit new closed mold products at Composites Europe

The company has developed robust solutions for infustion and injection molding processes.

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In the recent months Spheretex (Hilden, Germany and Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) has concentrated its efforts on enhancing its range of closed mold products. The results are products that guarantee a fast, stable and constant resin flow in parallel to the surface of the laminate. This is the foundation for a strong and resistant sandwich laminate.

All Spheretex’ solutions for infusion or injection-driven processes contain a high-performance flow medium. In addition they fulfill important functions like reinforcement, print blocker and/or core material and offer good drapability.

Flowmat is a basic product that can be used for all types of closed mold processes. Due to its even fiber spread and a special stitching thread, the surface finish of the laminate is enhanced.

Sphere.mat C IP was developed from Flowmat by adding one layer of chopped core material inside. The even fiber spread and surface abilities remain unchanged. Laminates up to a thickness of 9 mm can be realized by this unique combination of reinforcement, core material and flow medium in one ready-to-use complex. When superior surface abilities are needed all these products can be further enhanced by adding a layer of surface tissue or veil.

Last but not least Sphere.core SBC IP is a core material with flow medium for robust sandwich constructions up to 15 mm. This glass non-woven, volumized with thermoplastic microspheres, gives laminates superior strength and impact resistance. Even screws can be fixed without further support. The core material is flexible and can be used for more than only flat shapes.

More than 40 distributors all over the world and two Spheretex owned subsidiaries in China and the U.S. guarantee a global presence of Spheretex’ products. Visit the company at the upcoming Composites Europe exhibition, 17th to 19th September 2013, Stuttgart, hall 4, booth C 28.

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