Zone: Prepregs
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Prepreg is the industry abbreviation for a fabric, usually carbon fiber and occasionally glass fiber, that is pre-impregnated with a resin matrix material. Prepreg is typically laid in a mold and then heated under vacuum to cure the impregnated resin and create the final part.


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Airbus A350 Update: BRaF & FPP

EADS Innovation Works pursues qualification of Braided Frames for the A350-1000 fuselage and develops Fiber Patch Preforming for complex local reinforcements.
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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.

CAMX 2014 preview: Empire Rollers and Coatings CompositesWorld

Empire Rollers and Coatings (Fishers, N.Y., USA) will highlight its Glassteel coating technology and the range of applications where it provides strong performance.

Award-winning Tecnam P Twenty Ten achieves EASA Certification CompositesWorld

New general aviation aircraft features carbon fiber prepreg fuselage and expansive cabin.

Gurit to launch new products at Composites Europe CompositesWorld

Materials and process specialist Gurit will introduce several new products for the automotive and defense markets at Composites Europe, Oct. 7-9 in Düsselorf, Germany.

CAMX 2014 preview: Hexcel CompositesWorld

Fiber and resins supplier Hexcel (Stamford, Conn., USA) is featuring in its booth HexTow HM63 carbon fiber, HexTool composite tooling, PrimeTex spread-tow carbon fiber fabric, HiTape dry carbon fiber reinforcements, HexPly M77 snap-cure prepreg and HexPly M79 prepreg.

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