Zone: RTM - Resin Transfer Molding
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Transfer molding, like compression molding, is a process where the amount of molding material (usually a thermoset plastic) is measured and inserted before the molding takes place.


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Integrated, optimized aircraft door

This composites manufacturer is betting its one-piece 3-D preform and RTM process will trim weight from today’s fastener-intensive “black aluminum” aircraft doors.
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Automotive composites: A bit of deja vu? CompositesWorld

CT columnist Dale Brosius, a consultant and the president of Dayton, Ohio-based Quickstep Composites, recalls predictions made back in the 1980s about autocomposites — predictions that are yet to be fulfilled.

Leichtbau ist hybridbau CompositesWorld

Integrating multiple materials and functions for lightweight construction in the German automotive industry.

ENGEL places v-duo machine with BMW for HP-RTM manufacturing CompositesWorld

The BMW plant in Landshut, Germany has commissioned a new ENGEL v-duo vertical injection machine for high-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM) processing.

Composites One to host closed molding Super Session at IBEX 2014 CompositesWorld

The free Closed Molding Super Session at IBEX 2014 will provide manufacturers with a roadmap through the entire closed molding process.

CAMX 2014 preview: LMG CompositesWorld

LMG (De Pere, Wis., USA) will feature its array of compression molding presses, plasticators for preparing long fiber-reinforced thermoplastics for compression molding, and resin transfer molding (RTM) presses.

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