Zone: Epoxy
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Epoxy is a thermosetting matrix resin and among the most commonly used resin systems in the composites industry. It's frequently used with continuous carbon fiber in aerospace, race car, marine and other high-performance applications.


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Composite vs. corrosion: Battling for marketshare

Market trends and tighter budgets are helping to expand the use of composites to repair and replace corrosion-damaged infrastructure — aboveground and underground.
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CFRP air spring support for buses wins JEC Innovation Award CompositesWorld

Automated process delivers hollow braided support structure that cuts weight 70% vs. steel.

Dow Automotive expands VORAFORCE process development CompositesWorld

Dow's VORAFORCE epoxy, introduced in 2014, has been assessed for use with wet compression and shows potential for sub-60-second cycle times.

Hutchinson composite suspension makes waves CompositesWorld

French fabricator Hutchinson shows at JEC Europe 2015 an innovative front vehicle suspension, made with fiberglass/epoxy in a resin transfer molding (RTM) process.

TenCate, Marenco Swisshelicopter announce supply agreement CompositesWorld

TenCate Advanced Composites will supply TC250 epoxy resin system for SKYe SH09 next-gen, lightweight helicopter with full-composite airframe and rotor blades.

At JEC Europe 2015: Dow Automotive Systems CompositesWorld

This multi-national subsidiary of Midland, MI, US-based Dow Chemical Co., from its Schwalbach, Germany, facilities, came to the show with an update on its VORAFORCE 5300 epoxy resin matrix system.

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