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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Toray expands in South Carolina and Washington State.TenCate, Performance Polymer Solutions create partnership CompositesWorld
The companies will jointly develop, market and offer high-temperature prepreg materials for aerospace applications. TenCate will do the prepregging using Performance Polymer Solutions' resin systems.Hexcel celebrates 80th anniversary of Duxford site CompositesWorld
The composite materials supplier was a pioneer in aviation innovation.GMS Composites expands to focus on Southeast Asia CompositesWorld
Australia-based prepregger GMS Composites is expanding into Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam with the hiring of Kuala Lampur-based Lawrence Kok.High-tensile strength, high-modulus carbon fiber CompositesWorld
Toray Industries Inc. reports that it has developed a high-tensile strength and high-modulus carbon fiber called TORAYCA T1100G and high-performance prepreg (resin-impregnated carbon fiber sheets) using TORAYCA T1100G.