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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Flame-retardant epoxy prepreg CompositesWorld

GMS Composites (Melbourne, Australia) has developed GMS EP-540, a new high-performance flame retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg with good toughness and a short gel time, which passes the UL94 V0 flammability rating.

Toughened epoxy prepreg system CompositesWorld

PRF Composite Materials (Poole, Dorset, UK) has launched RP549, its new highly toughened epoxy prepreg system, formulated for the production of parts that require good mechanical properties and good impact resistance.

IACMI project to focus on advancing automotive composites CompositesWorld

IACMI is teaming up with DuPont, Fibrtec and Purdue University on a new project aimed at decreasing the cost of manufacture for automotive composites.

Web Industries expands Atlanta facility CompositesWorld

These additions are the first part of a $12 million, three-year infrastructure investment plan.

CAMX 2016 preview: Composites One CompositesWorld

Composites One (Arlington Heights, IL, US) will feature live closed molding and advanced process demonstrations, along with some high performance products at CAMX.

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