SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) is expanding on its SIGRAFIL C T50-4.0/240-T140 carbon fiber, optimized for thermoplastcis, with the addition of organic (thermoplastic) sheets made from carbon and glass fibers. SGL notes that components made from organic sheets can be shaped into almost any final product geometry, as well as repaired and recycled. Two standardized sizes are available; SGL Group also offers individual laminate structures that can be specified in terms of orientation, textile architectures and wall thickness.
Editor PickShape Machining launches ShapeTex preforming
Under the ShapeTex brand, Shape offers a capability to manufacture highly efficient, structurally optimized preforms with minimum waste to suit a wide variety of components across a range of industries.