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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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
Welcome to the online SOURCEBOOK, the searchable, updatable, Internet-based counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SOURCEBOOK.The markets: Corrosion-resistant applictions (2015) CompositesWorld
The annual cost of metallic corrosion worldwide is staggering. Inherently corrosion-resistant, composites are ideally suited to replace metals.Composites 2015: A multitude or markets CompositesWorld
Although the effects of the 2008 global financial downturn are still felt in some sectors, the composites industry, in general, showed health, growth and a renewed focus on innovation.Fabrication methods (2015) CompositesWorld
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.