Thermoplastics in the quest for aerospace weight savings

Safran Cabin, Victrex and Tri-Mack Plastics collaborate to migrate an aerospace storage bin from aluminum to an overmolded thermoplastic composite. The result proves the promise of thermoplastics in aerospace interiors.

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COBRA delivers GFRP covers for agricultural UAVs COBRA’s drone covers use a composite laminate of glass fiber reinforcements combined with epoxy laminating resins in a hand laminated, vacuum bag consolidated production process. 

Cincinnati Incorporated and Marine Concepts to debut 3D printed molding tool Cincinnati Incorporated’s Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine was used to create a 3D printed light resin transfer molding (LRTM) tool that will be showcased at the IBEX boat-building trade show in Tampa Florida October 1-3, 2019.

Cevotec system saves time, material in hydrogen storage vessel production The company’s SAMBA-series fiber patch placement technology applies carbon fiber patches to the dome area to produce storage vessels for fuel cell electric vehicles.

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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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INEOS Composites Drives Industry Forward with Ashland Acquisition

Those in the composites industry will now find trusted brand names and products they love from Ashland under the new INEOS Composites umbrella. Here’s what they can find.

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The state of recycled carbon fiber

As the need for carbon fiber rises, can recycling fill the gap?


CAMX 2019 preview: Technical Fibre Products Technical Fibre Products is exhibiting its nonwoven solutions for advanced composites.

CAMX 2019 preview: Chomarat Chomarat is featuring its range of carbon fiber reinforcements in several parts, including a rocket fairing mold, a kayak paddle and a flat panel.

CAMX 2019 preview: Bally Ribbon Mills Bally Ribbon Mills is showcasing its 3D woven joints, thermal protection systems and other 3D structures.

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