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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Hexcel, Airbus amend and extend contracts CompositesWorld

Hexcel supplies a wide range of composite materials for Airbus including fabrics, resins, prepregs and adhesives.

North Thin Ply Technology launches new composite tube manufacturing process  CompositesWorld

The new TPT Golf shafts is the first application manufactured using NTPT’s new composite tube manufacturing process.

Vartega Carbon Fiber Recycling’s open house unveils ambitious aspirations CompositesWorld

The Colorado-based startup’s solvolysis-based fiber reclamation process is poised to move into pilot production in partnership with the Colorado School of Mines.

Is the BMW 7 Series the future of autocomposites? CompositesWorld

BMW AG's Dingolfing, Germany, auto manufacturing facility is well known for churning out a variety of car models and types, and the 7 Series is among them, famous for its steel/aluminum/composites construction. Does this car represent the optimum of composites use in vehiicles? This plant tour of the Dingolfing plant looks at how composites on the 7 Series come together.

Web Industries receives Boeing performance award CompositesWorld

Slit tape and prepreg formatter Web Industries receives a Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award for superior performance over a 12-month period.

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