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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February supplement: Out-of-autoclave processing for aero applications CompositesWorld

We here at CW put together a supplement published with the February issue of the regular magazine that focuses on the technologies, tools and materials being used today in out-of-autoclave (OOA) processing for aerocomposites.

National Composites Centre installs RTM system from KraussMaffei CompositesWorld

The mixing and metering machine can process both epoxy resin and polyurethane (PUR) and enables short cycle times for the production of lightweight components.

ChemChina buys KraussMaffei for $1 billion CompositesWorld

KraussMaffei Group’s headquarters will remain in Munich and the operating and corporate responsibility for the company will stay in Europe.

Closed mold polyester surfacing veil CompositesWorld

Ilium Composites has launched a new closed mold reinforcement, incorporating an advanced polyester surfacing veil for improved print-through performance.

Top composites news articles of 2015 CompositesWorld

A look back at the most read news articles of 2015.

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