High-performance resins like epoxy and bismaleimide (BMI) are typically cured in an autoclave under high heat in a vacuum. A new class of resins is emerging, called out-of-autoclave (OOA) resins, that are cured under heat only and thus bypass the need for vaccum.
Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance provide you with the latest information about closed mold technologies and the advantages, techniques and opportunities that the closed mold process has over open molding.
Aerospace composites manufacturer GKN evaluates microwave oven practicality and cost-effectiveness.
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Globe Machine Manufacturing reports that it is adapting its RapidClave molding system for production of thermoplastic composite parts for automotive applications.Looking for Lindberghs CompositesWorld
Every paradigm-shifting invention throughout human history has been met with skepticism. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan says the composites industry has need of those willing to attempt what most believe impossible.Incremental thinking just won’t cut it! CompositesWorld
Composites industry consultant and regular CW columnist Dale Brosius says if this industry is to have a future that goes anywhere profitable, then we've got to get off the road we're on and map out a whole new way to think about the tasks at hand.AIC Group announces new partnership with AMRC CompositesWorld
AIC Group will install its latest Autoclave Management and Control Systems (AMCS) at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Sheffield, UK.SOURCEBOOK 2015: The online edition CompositesWorld
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