The evolution of infusion
As resin infusion continues to infiltrate composites, fabricators across the market spectrum drive materials and process developments in pursuit of process control.
Backgrounder: Proxima pDCPD
Materia Inc.'s (Pasadena, Calif.) Proxima, a completely new type of polydicyclopentadiene (pDCPD) thermoset resin, is said to offer the same mechanical properties as, and better long-term durability than, epoxy
High-Performance Resins 2010 Highlights
Inaugural conference for the advanced resins research crowd updates formulators and processors on the latest developments.
Materia introduces catalyst-enabled thermoset at WINDPOWER
Materia's presentation at WINDPOWER 2010 will highlight its new catalyst-enabled pDCPD thermoset resin for wind turbine blade applications; it is being offered as an alternative to epoxy, vinyl ester and polyester.
Composites big winners of Dept. of Commerce technology grants
The Technology Innovation Program will provide up to $71 million, much of it for composites-related product development, including nanocomposites and infrastructure material development.