CSP Van Wert Facility turns 40

Continental Structural Plastics compounding facility in Van Wert is celebrating 40 years in business.

Industry News

Reliance Industries to set up India's first carbon fiber production line
The company will cater to India’s aerospace and defense sectors as well as industrial and infrastructure. 

UAC and COMAC approved the general layout of CR929 next new wide-body aircraft
UAC and COMAC have agreed to the aircraft’s principal geometry and will next move on to the stage of full-scale joint development of the aircraft design and systems.

ACIC 2019 issues call for papers
The 9th international conference on advanced composites in construction, ACIC 2019, will take place on 3-5 September 2019 at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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Knowledge Centers

Automated tape laying (ATL) and automated fiber placement (AFP)
CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.
Closed Molding
Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance provide you with the latest information about closed mold technologies and the advantages, techniques and opportunities that the closed mold process has over open molding.

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Automotive / Carbon Fiber

Rear wall reboot: One-stop, tow to tape to CFRP part
Audi and Voith Composites iterate the CFRP rear wall from R8 sports car to A8 luxury sedan via an automated production line able to output hundreds of parts per day.


Hexagon launches Leica RT360 3D laser scanner
The RTC360 3D laser scanner combines high-performance laser scanning, edge computing, and mobile app technologies to pre-register captured scans.

KraussMaffei automated wetmolding system reduces cycle times
The new system is said to reduce the cycle time and increase process reliability compared with manual solutions. 

New high-performance pipes for oil and gas industry from KraussMaffei
KraussMaffei has announced two pipe extrusion technologies including a new thermoplastic composite pipes pilot line and a three-layer pipe with a functional inner layer made of polyamide.

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