Zone: Spray up
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Spray up is a traditional open-mold process in which chopped fiber and thermoset resin is sprayed on to a mold, consolidated and then cured. This process dominated composites for many years, but is gradually being replaced by closed-mold processes like RTM.


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Rapid Fiber Preforming On A Large Scale

Step 5: The outer screen is robotically removed (large top shown).

A proven alternative to open molding of big parts.

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CAMX 2014 preview: GS Manufacturing CompositesWorld

Adhesive application specialist GS Manufacturing (Costa Mesa, Calif., USA) will unveil a new meter-mix dispensing system and a new generation of its well-known X-GUN.

Brazilian equipment manufacturer Fibermaq seeks distributors CompositesWorld

The company wants to increase foreign exports to 20 percent of its annual revenue. Visit them this November at Feiplar trade fair in Sao Paulo.

Processing within the PUR cure window CompositesWorld

Composite Spray Molding enables volume production of fiber-reinforced polyurethane sandwich structures for auto interiors. Are Class A exterior parts next?

Fabrication methods CompositesWorld

There are numerous methods for fabricating composite components. Some methods have been borrowed (injection molding, for example), but many were developed to meet specific design or manufacturing challenges. Selection of a method for a particular part, therefore, will depend on the materials, the part design and end-use or application. 

External mix gun CompositesWorld

Magnum Venus Plastech unveiled at JEC Europe 2013 its new external mix gun, which is said to offer “game-changing features.”

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