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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Unidirectional carbon fiber prepreg tapes just 15 gsm CompositesWorld

North Thin Ply Technology has developed a unidirectional prepreg tape with an areal weight of only 15 gsm, producing what is possibly the thinnest prepreg tape on the market.

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Ultra-thin, preformed laminate designs enable CFRP decklid manufacture at lower-than-expected mass and at cycle times approaching mass-production speed.

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