PUBLISHED: 4/20/2017

Virtek introduces advanced laser-guided assembly system

Virtek Vision International Inc. (Waterloo, ON, Canada) has introduced IRIS 3D, an advanced laser-guided assembly system with new Integrated Vision technology, FlashAlign functionality and upgraded laser-line visibility.


PUBLISHED: 4/20/2017

Solvay launches long glass high-performance polyamides

Solvay (Brussels, Belgium) has launched Omnix LF-4050 and Omnix LF-4060, high-performance polyamides (HPPA) with long fiberglass content of 50% and 60% respectively.


PUBLISHED: 3/31/2017

Johns Manville introduces food-safe rovings, chopped strand mat

Johns Manville (JM, Denver, CO, US) reports that its MultiStar 264 rovings for sheet molding compound (SMC) reinforcements comply with regulation (EC) No 10/2011 (plastics regulation) and is suitable for use in materials and articles intended to be ...


PUBLISHED: 3/31/2017

SGL Group launches lightweighting toolbox

SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) has introduced a new lightweighting material toolbox that includes prepregged semi-finished products based on a rapid-curing epoxy resin developed in-house.


PUBLISHED: 3/31/2017

TenCate introduces engineered PAEK, aerospace epoxy

TenCate Advanced Composites (Morgan Hill, CA, US) has introduced CETEX TC1225, a new range of engineered PAEK composite materials, available in carbon-based UD tape, laminates and semipreg formats.


PUBLISHED: 3/31/2017

Cygnet Texkimp launches robotic 3D winding machine

Cygnet Texkimp Ltd. (Northwich, Cheshire, UK) has launched what it says is the world’s first robotic, high-speed, 3D winding machine capable of making curved composite parts.


PUBLISHED: 3/24/2017

Master Appliance introduces heat gun

Master Appliance Corp. (Racine, WI, US) offers a complete line of heat tools for industry, including electric heat guns, butane-powered torches, soldering irons, glue guns and more for adhesive, plastic, composites, packaging and welding application...


PUBLISHED: 3/24/2017

TA Instruments introduces new dilatometer

TA Instruments (New Castle, DE, US) has added three new dilatometer product lines to its 800 platform: the DIL 820, the DIL 830 and the ODP 860.


PUBLISHED: 3/24/2017

Fibre Glast develops paint for composites

Fibre Glast Developments Corp. (Brookville, OH, US) has partnered with PPG Industries to launch the ChromaGlast line of paint and coating products, created for use with fiberglass, carbon fiber, sheet molding compound (SMC) and other composite mater...


PUBLISHED: 3/24/2017

Graco offers dispense analyzer monitoring system

Graco Advanced Fluid Dispense (AFD, North Canton, OH, US) has introduced the Graco Dispense Analyzer monitoring system for detecting errors in material dispense for a wide variety of applications.


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