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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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.

Incremental thinking just won’t cut it! CompositesWorld

Composites industry consultant and regular CW columnist Dale Brosius says if this industry is to have a future that goes anywhere profitable, then we've got to get off the road we're on and map out a whole new way to think about the tasks at hand.

Composite manhole covers CompositesWorld

UK utility trials ultralight access covers to reduce worker injuries and resulting compensation claims

JEC Europe 2105 preview: Hennecke CompositesWorld

Hennecke (Sankt Augustin, Germany) will present a lightweight roof and a carbon seat shell to show how ultra-short cycle times and an optimized overall process allow high-quality fiber composite parts to be produced economically on a large scale.

AMRC installs Dornier rapier loom for carbon fiber weaving CompositesWorld

The University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) will use the loom to assess weave quality for compatibility with the resin transfer molding (RTM) process.

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