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.
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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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.CAMX 2014 preview: C. A. Litzler CompositesWorld
C. A. Litzler Co. Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio, USA) is featuring its latest technology in hot melt prepreg machines.Impregnation lines, AFP equipment CompositesWorld
Sigmatex spotlighted at JEC Americas 2014 its sigmaRF noncrimp fabrics made with recycled/reclaimed carbon fiber commingled with a thermoplastic polyester matrix.Impregnation lines, AFP equipment CompositesWorld
Mikrosam said its new Li3000 series of impregnation lines for prepregging incorporate a sophisticated means of measuring both dry fabric weight and final prepreg weight.Webinar to focus on benzoxazine prepregs CompositesWorld
"Benzoxazine Composites Transform the Prepreg Value Chain" will be presented by Henkel Aerospace on July 9, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT.