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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The Almelo, The Netherlands-based developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials highlighted its latest material innovations and technologies for aerospace, automotive and industrial markets.At JEC Europe 2015: The Ultran Group CompositesWorld
Based in State College, PA, US, this ultrasound technology developer presented results of tests using its recently developed U710 ultrasound inspection system in evaluation of prepreg resin impregnation levels.At JEC Europe 2015: Hexcel CompositesWorld
This Stamford, CT, US-based manufacturer and supplier of advance composite materials displayed components molded with its products for applications in the automotive, wind energy and aerospace markets, and launched a new RTM resin, HexFlow RTM230 ST.Making carbon fiber green CompositesWorld
Composite Recycling Technology Center is being established in Washington State.Looking for Lindberghs CompositesWorld
Every paradigm-shifting invention throughout human history has been met with skepticism. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan says the composites industry has need of those willing to attempt what most believe impossible.