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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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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CompositesWorld got the unique chance in March to visit BMW Group’s manufacturing and assembly facility in Leipzig, Germany, where its i3 all-electric, four-door passenger car now rolls out at a rate of 100 vehicles per day.Thermoforming press CompositesWorld
At JEC Europe 2014, Siempelkamp, a Krefeld, Germany-based supplier of high-performance presses and handling systems for fiber-reinforced composites since 1993, touted its recently developed a 2,000-ton press for thermoforming sheet molding compound (SMC), which can be changed in only a few steps to an injection-press unit for resin transfer molding (RTM).Economical press molding CompositesWorld
Dieffenbacher’s (Eppingen, Germany) Compress Lite made its debut at JEC Europe 2014.Styrene-free vinyl-less-the-ester CompositesWorld
Reichhold Inc. (Research Triangle Park, N.C.) unveiled styrene-free ADVALITE at JEC Europe 2014.BMW Leipzig: The epicenter of i3 production CompositesWorld
A glimpse into the inner workings of an automaker at the forefront of serial-production autocomposites.