PUBLISHED: 11/23/2016

Recycled composite material

Sigmatex (Runcorn, UK) has developed a new carbon fiber composite material within its sigma RF product range.

PUBLISHED: 10/10/2016

Core rolls out ultralow-density SMC

Core Molding Technologies has announced Hydrilite SMC, a sheet molding compound with a nominal density of 0.98 specific gravity, mid-range mechanical performance and high-quality surface appearance.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Flame-retardant epoxy prepreg

GMS Composites (Melbourne, Australia) has developed GMS EP-540, a new high-performance flame retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg with good toughness and a short gel time, which passes the UL94 V0 flammability rating.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Spray-on adhesives

Quin Global UK Ltd. (Perth, UK; Omaha, NE, US) has introduced the TensorGrip range of spray canister adhesives for use with composite materials.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Toughened epoxy prepreg system

PRF Composite Materials (Poole, Dorset, UK) has launched RP549, its new highly toughened epoxy prepreg system, formulated for the production of parts that require good mechanical properties and good impact resistance.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Mobile app for fiber use optimization

Teijin Aramid (Arnhem, The Netherlands) has launched a new mobile app designed to help customers reduce waste by quantifying remaining running lengths on bobbins of aramid yarn.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Simulation, data management software updated

CompoSIDE Ltd. (Cowes, UK) has released v2.8.2 of its eponymous engineering simulation and data management platform, featuring dedicated composite design and analysis software.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Waterjet system with up to four cutting heads

Jet Edge Inc. (St. Michael, MN, US) has debuted its latest generation of Mid Rail Gantry waterjet systems, capable of operating up to four abrasive jet or water-only waterjet cutting heads for increased productivity.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Two-component, toughened methacrylate adhesive systems

Huntsman Advanced Materials (Basel, Switzerland) has introduced two new two-component, toughened methacrylate adhesives systems, called ARALDITE 2021-1 and ARALDITE 2022-1, designed to replace ARALDITE 2021 and ARALDITE 2022 respectively.

PUBLISHED: 8/23/2016

Design software updated

Anaglyph Ltd. (London, UK) has launched version 4.6 of its established Laminate Tools design software program.

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