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.
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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Sicomin's SR1124 fire-retardant epoxy has been accredited by Deutsche Bahn for use in rail applications.Ultrasound evaluation of prepreg impregnation levels CompositesWorld
The Ultran Group has developed non-contact ultrasound (NCU) that can accurately assess prepreg level of impregnation (LOI) with implications for out-of-autoclave processing, inline quality control and even automated tape laying.Momentive Specialty Chemicals opens new epoxy and curing agent plant in Brazil CompositesWorld
Additional production will serve growing market for large diameter wind blades in South America.Leichtbau ist hybridbau CompositesWorld
Integrating multiple materials and functions for lightweight construction in the German automotive industry.SAMPE Seattle 2014 Report CompositesWorld
The Society’s reconfigured Spring advanced materials event in Seattle, Wash., attracts speakers, exhibitors and attendees in large numbers and international dimensions.