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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Web Industries expands composites formatting capabilities CompositesWorld

Web Industries is expanding its Atlanta facility to include table-based automated prepreg cutting and ply kitting services for aerospace and defense applications.

Hexcel breaks ground on new R&T facility CompositesWorld

The new research and technology (R&T) facility at Hexcel's Duxford, U.K., site will focus on leading-edge technologies for the expansion of composites in aerospace and industrial applications.

Toho Tenax announces new rapid-cure prepreg for high volume production CompositesWorld

Three-minute cure at 150 degrees C and formability at low pressure of 72.5 psi aimed at automotive production volumes of 50,000 parts per year.

High-heat bismaleimide prepreg CompositesWorld

Toho Tenax Co. Ltd. has developed a new prepreg that offers super-high-heat and oxidation resistance, suited to automotive and aircraft engine compartments.

CAMX 2014 preview: Graco CompositesWorld

Graco (Minneapolis, Minn.) is presenting a paper in the conference titled, "Point of Use Resin Handling for Prepreg Manufacturing Processes."

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