PUBLISHED: 7/2/2019

Flame-retardant composite developed for additive manufacturing

CRP Technology’s Windform FR1 is a carbon fiber-filled flame retardant material for use with laser sintering.

PUBLISHED: 7/2/2019

Adhesion Technologies Ltd. fastening system designed for FRP parts

Fiba Spida is an all-in-one fastener and tow-steered reinforcement fabric fixing system, designed primarily for use composites.

PUBLISHED: 7/2/2019

Fresmak develops F-GRIP clamping system with reversible adhesion

F-GRIP is a clamping system based on reversible adhesion for use with manufacturing aerospace parts. 

PUBLISHED: 7/1/2019

Grid/skin structures explained

Composites expert and veteran Stephen Tsai and automated tape and fiber placement specialist MTorres have published “Composite Double-Double and Grid/Skin Structures: Low Weight/Low Cost Design and Manufacturing,” a design and manuf...

PUBLISHED: 6/24/2019

METYX water-based pastes, polishes promote high gloss, prevent overheating

METYX has introduced a new product group consisting of three water-based pastes/polishes for use on a variety of end products. 

PUBLISHED: 6/21/2019

Airtech prepreg enables OOA cure, extends storage life

Airtech’s out-of-autoclave (OOA) beta prepreg is a benzoxazine composite tooling system that can be cured out-of-autoclave or in the autoclave.

PUBLISHED: 6/12/2019

EconCore thermoplastic honeycomb panel production technology

EconCore’s ThermHex honeycomb technology converts thermoplastics to high-performance, lightweight honeycomb core structures and, combined with inline lamination of skins, produces lightweight sandwich panels.

PUBLISHED: 6/12/2019

PEEKSense high-temperature thermocouple for PEEK composites curing

TE Wire & Cable’s PEEKSense thermocouple sensor is a high-temperature autoclave thermocouple assembly for polyetheretherketone (PEEK) composite applications. 

PUBLISHED: 6/12/2019

3D Platform large-format 3D printers

3D Platform has introduced two platforms for 3D printing: the WorkCell and the larger WorkCenter 500. 

PUBLISHED: 6/7/2019

Optima 3D launches next-generation 3D weaving machines for composites

Digital control and innovative shuttle system enable rapid parameter and sequence change for net shape preforms, billets, para beams and more.