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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Hutchinson composite suspension makes waves CompositesWorld

French fabricator Hutchinson shows at JEC Europe 2015 an innovative front vehicle suspension, made with fiberglass/epoxy in a resin transfer molding (RTM) process.

EASYPERM wins 2015 JEC Innovation Award CompositesWorld

First system to measure dry reinforcement permeability in x,y and z directions for simulating preform impregnation takes top prize in equipment category.

At JEC Europe 2015: Dow Automotive Systems CompositesWorld

This multi-national subsidiary of Midland, MI, US-based Dow Chemical Co., from its Schwalbach, Germany, facilities, came to the show with an update on its VORAFORCE 5300 epoxy resin matrix system.

Project Update: RITAA - Resin Infusion Technologies for Automotive Applications CompositesWorld

Formax, Formaplex, Krauss-Maffei partner to establish a working HP-RTM facility at Cytec UK and demonstrate affordable production of composite automotive components.

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.

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