Krauss-Maffei Corporation

The US headquarters of the KraussMaffei Group, based in Munich, Germany. It offers an extensive product portfolio of machines and systems used for processing polyurethane raw materials and other reactive materials also with foaming agents.

7095 Industrial Rd.
Florence, KY 41042 US

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KraussMaffei Reaction Process Machines and Systems

KraussMaffei products cover the entire process chain: From mixing and metering the plastic to part creation in mold carrier and compression molding up to post-mold processing via milling, cutting or punch pressing.

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KraussMaffei doubles pultrusion speed and continued developing composites processes for large series production
New iPul pultrusion system doubles production speed while intelligent automation cuts cycle time in FiberForm and RTM processes.

KraussMaffei presents continuous pultrusion system
More than 200 visitors witness presentations and the live debut at the KraussMaffei Competence Day Pultrusion.

Krauss-Maffei hosts Tech Day at its Michigan location
A full agenda of technical papers were presented, featuring discussions of new technologies as well as emerging trends in plastics processing.

Preforming goes industrial, Part 1
ATL and AFP-based options now abound for processing dry and/or impregnated reinforcements as quickly as 1 minute or less with potential yearly part yields in the millions.

KraussMaffei adds MX SFT mold carrier to its TechCenter
The new MX SFT mold carrier supports development, prototyping and production of fiber-reinforced plastics.

JEC World 2017: Show report, part 1
JEC World 2017 was, by almost any measure, the biggest and busiest JEC event yet, and exhibitors came with much to show the world of composites about innovation in materials, equipment and technology.

Watch: JEC World 2017 Day 1 Show Report
Breaking news and technology highlights from a busy opening day at JEC World 2017, the largest composites show in the world.

500,000 parts per year? No problem!
BENTELER-SGL develops fully automated HP-RTM production of the weight- and space-saving composite leaf spring for Volvo’s multi-model SPA global platform.

KraussMaffei's new one-step forming and back injection for composites
KraussMaffei is working on the development of new hybrid materials and processes in collaboration with the Dresden University of Technology.

CW Plant Tour: Composites Technology Center, Stade, Germany
A cornerstone of Germany’s CFK Valley, CTC pushes composites forward via automation, recycling, digital thread-based manufacturing and more.

Video: KraussMaffei T-RTM demo at K 2016
Live demos are found almost everywhere you look during the K show. One of particular interest was KraussMaffei’s Thermoplastic Resin Transfer Molding (T-RTM) demo.

BMW 7 Series Plant: Dingolfing, Germany
Via four different manufacturing methods, CFRP goes mainstream in automated multi-material BIW and assembly operations at BMW’s busiest plant.

Getting real: Thermoplastic resin transfer molding
KraussMaffei is launching this fall thermoplastic resin transfer molding (T-RTM), through which caprolactam is injected into a preform and then in-mold polymerized to create polyamide 6.

Krauss-Maffei celebrates 50 years in the U.S.
The North American automotive sector is a particularly important growth engine for the company.

Fabrication methods (2017)
There are numerous methods for fabricating composite components. Selection of a method for a particular part, therefore, will depend on the materials, the part design and end-use or application. Here's a guide to selection.

LG Hausys invests in HP-RTM machine from KraussMaffei
The machine is producing advanced structural components for the visible part of automobiles, including a CFRP roof panel.

The markets: Automotive (2017)
The world’s automakers are a mere two model development cycles from US CAFE and EU emissions compliance due dates in the 2020-2025 timeframe. Faced with a one-two punch in fuel-economy and carbon-dioxide (CO2) emission standards, lightweighting has become a vehicle design imperative.

National Composites Centre installs RTM system from KraussMaffei
The mixing and metering machine can process both epoxy resin and polyurethane (PUR) and enables short cycle times for the production of lightweight components.

ChemChina buys KraussMaffei for $1 billion
KraussMaffei Group’s headquarters will remain in Munich and the operating and corporate responsibility for the company will stay in Europe.

Turnkey manufacturing systems: Simplifying automated HP-RTM
Having offered turnkey systems for composites since the 1990s for sheet molding compound (SMC), long fiber thermoplastic (LFT) and glass mat thermoplastic (GMT), Dieffenbacher (Eppingen, Germany) now has automated systems for high-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM).

Product Categories of Krauss-Maffei Corporation

Automotive, body panels & substructures
Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)