A&P Technology Inc.

Braided reinforcements for the composites industry. Product lines include braided sleevings; braided fabrics including BIMAX biaxial (±45°) fabrics, QISO triaxial (0°, ±60°) fabrics, and ZERO unidirectional fabrics; and braided preforms. Primarily made of carbon, aramid and glass fibers.

4595 E. Tech Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45245 US

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A&P Technology

Advanced Braiding Technology

BIMAX™Braided fabrics are used widely within the composites industry.

QISO™

QISO™ is a 0, +/-60 degree single layer balanced lamina.

ZERO™

ZERO™ is a non-woven unidirectional fabric with virtually no crimp.

As Seen In CompositesWorld

CAMX 2017 preview: A&P Technology
A&P Technology (Cincinnati, OH, US) is showcasing its line of braided fabrics, including QISO, a 0°/±60° balanced and symmetric quasi-isotropic fabric, and Bimax, an off-the-shelf ±45° bias fabric.

Episode 4: Pam Schneider and Mike Braley, A&P Technology
Pam Schneider and Mike Braley with A&P Technology talk about how far braiding has come and what’s on the horizon.

Preforms to parts via Quilted Stratum Process

Automated Preforming — The numbers and landscape
CW’s multi-blog series on preforming begins with an overview and quick look at the numbers: 1-min takt time, 10-15 seconds per layer, 490-kg/hr and 3.5 million parts/yr. Are you ready for serial CFRP production?

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Two webinars this week emphasize aeroengines and braiding technology
Jan. 25, sponsored by Siemens, focuses on digitalization of composites in aeroengines. Jan. 26, sponsored by A&P Technology, focuses on use of braided fabrics to optimize composites fabrication.

Clear Carbon & Components: Bristol, RI, US
Breaking barriers in process and complexity, this agile manufacturer is gaining renown as a composites problem solver and champion of Class A cosmetic surfaces.

A&P, TenCate test database compares slit-braid and woven fabric
A&P Technology Inc. (Cincinnati, OH, US) introduced at JEC World 2016 a new database of test data, developed with TenCate Advanced Composites (Morgan Hill, CA, US) to compare laminates composed of its trademarked QISO quasi-isotropic (0°, ±60°) fabric, a slit braid material, with laminates composed of conventional woven fabric, both prepregged with TenCate’s highly toughened TC275-1 epoxy resin.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

GE Aviation, Batesville, MS, US
With a supply chain busy making commercial jet engines like the GE90, GEnx, LEAP and GE9X, GE Aviation has invested heavily in its composites capabilities in Batesville.

Aeroengine Composites, Part 2: CFRPs expand
Proven in fan blade/case applications, carbon fiber-reinforced polymers migrate to previously unanticipated destinations nearer the engine “hot zone.”

Carbon composite spring: Big performance, small package
Disc spring stack is lighter, reduces friction and can be performance-tuned.

Quasi-isotropic, symmetrical fabric for tooling
Well-known in structural applications, this symmetric, balanced and quasi-isotropic fabric offers savings and opens opportunities in composites tooling.

New aerocomposites niche: Helicopter transmission gears?
A NASA study shows that steel/composite hybrid gears save significant weight, and could mitigate vibration-related noise.

Back-country boating: Carbon fiber ultra-lightens Adirondack pack canoe
Placid Boatworks (Lake Placid, NY, US) makes modern composite versions of classic, but relatively heavy, Adirondack pack canoes, using vacuum-infused carbon fiber. Here's how.

Composites business does grow on trees
This advanced composites contractor welcomes down-to-earth opportunities to bring aerospace quality to fantasy foliage.

Composites steady radio telescope reflector
Precise carbon fiber-reinforced dish prototype could be the model for as many as 2,500 telescopes in the Square Kilometre Array.

2014 JEC Europe Review
The composites world met again in Paris, vibrant, stronger, and more forward-looking than ever before.

Carbon Fiber 2013 Conference Report
Opportunities knock in Knoxville: CF 2013 featured nearly 30 speakers and almost 300 attendees, representing a wide range of participating industry, government and academic organizations.

Highlights: JEC Americas 2013
JEC Americas 2013 was held in Boston, Mass., USA on Oct. 3-4. CompositesWorld reports on news from the show.

SNECMA added to Carbon Fiber conference lineup
SNECMA's Bruno Dambrine will discuss carbon fiber production for the LEAP fan module, including use of RTM'd woven preforms, at CompositesWorld's Carbon Fiber 2013 conference, Dec. 9-12 in Knoxville, Tenn., USA.

Product Categories of A&P Technology Inc.

Materials
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Braided
      • Aramid, Multiaxial
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid, Twill
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Braided
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Twill
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Braided
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Twill
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Twill
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Braided
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Twill
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Braided
      • E-Glass, Multiaxial
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
      • E-Glass, Twill
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Braided
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
      • Metallized, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Braided
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Multiaxial
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Twill
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Braided
      • Other, Plain-weave
      • Other, Other
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
    • Carbon
    • Continuous fiber
    • E-Glass
    • Hybrid fiber
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
    • Other preforms
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Fabric
    • Other thermoplastic prepregs
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Fabric
      • Epoxy, Other broadgoods
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Fabric
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other broadgoods
    • Other
      • Other, Fabric
      • Other, Other broadgoods