A comprehensive collection of product announcements provided by companies.
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.Mobile app for fiber use optimization
Teijin Aramid (Arnhem, The Netherlands) has launched a new mobile app designed to help customers reduce waste by quantifying remaining running lengths on bobbins of aramid yarn.Simulation, data management software updated
CompoSIDE Ltd. (Cowes, UK) has released v2.8.2 of its eponymous engineering simulation and data management platform, featuring dedicated composite design and analysis software.Waterjet system with up to four cutting heads
Jet Edge Inc. (St. Michael, MN, US) has debuted its latest generation of Mid Rail Gantry waterjet systems, capable of operating up to four abrasive jet or water-only waterjet cutting heads for increased productivity.Two-component, toughened methacrylate adhesive systems
Huntsman Advanced Materials (Basel, Switzerland) has introduced two new two-component, toughened methacrylate adhesives systems, called ARALDITE 2021-1 and ARALDITE 2022-1, designed to replace ARALDITE 2021 and ARALDITE 2022 respectively.Design software updated
Anaglyph Ltd. (London, UK) has launched version 4.6 of its established Laminate Tools design software program.Epoxy-based fiber sizing
Michelman (Cincinnati, OH, US) has introduced Hydrosize EP876, a high molecular weight epoxy-based fiber sizing for PBT (polybutylene terephthalate) and thermoset composite manufacturing applications.Transluscent polyester and gelcoat
Dilutec (Piracicaba, Brazil) has launched a crystal polyester resin and ISO NPG gelcoat system that ensures translucency to composites parts.