CAMX 2018 preview: Porcher Industries

Originally titled 'Dry fibers for aerospace, automotive'

Porcher Industries and BGF Industries, specialists in high-performance technical textiles and composites, are presenting dry fibers for aerospace and automotive and the STELIA thermoplastic fuselage demonstrator. 

Related Topics:

Porcher Industries (Eclose-Badinières, France) and BGF Industries (Greensboro, NC, US), specialists in high-performance technical textiles and composites, are presenting dry fibers for aerospace and automotive and the STELIA thermoplastic fuselage demonstrator. 

The companies’ recently-launched range of dry fiber products are said to offer a new way of processing materials out-of-autoclave for the aerospace and automotive sectors. The products feature carbon fiber with a range of binder interfaces and are optimized for AFP-made preforms for thermoset resin infusion or injection. They are said to enable high-speed processing of complex parts.

The STELIA Arches Box TP, developed by Porcher Industries and five partner companies, is a thermoplastic fuselage demonstrator said to enable the first evaluation of this technology in a real industrial context. It features a Porcher Industries-developed organosheet from its PiPreg line as the material for the frames. Additional products offered include a range of fabrics, materials and other composites solutions for the automotive, industrial, construction, sports and leisure markets. Booth N37.

Porcher Industries thermoplastic composites R&D engineer Pierre-Yves Gandon is giving a presentation titled “Design to Cost Concept for Thermoplastic Laminates,” Thursday, 9:30 a.m., East Fork, Ballroom D3.

Related Content

If you didn't make it to CAMX, here's what you missed

CAMX 2018 was held Oct. 15-18 in Dallas, and if you could not attend this year, CompositesWorld did it for you. This compendium of written and video reporting from the show is designed to bring you up to speed on the new products, trends, presentations and more that the show had to offer.