Product Roundup: November 2019

CW’s roundup of new products for the composites industry — the past month has seen innovations from CVC Thermoset Specialties, Haydale, Hemco Corp., Hexion Inc., PolyOne, Sandvik Coromant, Thermwood, Toray, Volume Graphics and Wisconsin Oven.


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Source | Sandvik Coromant

Composite materials and innovations are constantly evolving. In addition to industry news, features, blog posts and podcasts, CW also maintains a comprehensive collection of product announcements. This roundup includes links to regular posts concerning the latest products of interest to the composites industry.

Recent innovations include:

CVC Thermoset Specialties’ HyPox RA875 epoxy adduct toughening agent

CVC Thermoset Specialties’ HyPox RA875 epoxy adduct toughening agent is said to enable improved peel strength at room temperature and temperatures down to -40°C.

Haydale's graphene-enhanced prepreg 

Haydale's range of graphene-enhanced prepreg materials utilize functionalized nanomaterials to improve the electrical conductivity in aerospace applications.

Hemco Corp.’s CCS Controlled Containment system

The CCS Controlled Containment System from Hemco Corp. has been designed to safely contain and control airborne particulate from sampling procedures.

Hexion Inc.’s Bakelite FoamSet materials

Hexion Inc.’s Bakelite FoamSet materials offer flame retardance for lightweight construction applications.

PolyOne’s reSound OM thermoplastic elastomers

PolyOne’s reSound OM thermoplastic elastomers, derived from sugarcane, are said to offer hardness levels and performance comparable to standard TPEs.

Sandvik Coromant’s CoroDrill 863 

Sandvik Coromant’s CoroDrill 863 solid carbide drill with -O geometry has been designed to improve drilling consistency and performance on composite aerospace workpieces.

Thermwood’s LSAM MT

Thermwood’s LSAM MT, the latest model of is large-scale additive manufacturing machine, features a single fixed gantry mounted over a moving table.

Toray’s TC346 prepreg resin system

The Toray TC346 prepreg resin system is said to have the highest combined Tg and high-temperature mechanical property retention available for the market.

Volume Graphics CT data software

Volume Graphics has launched the latest version of its software solution for rendering data derived from computed tomography (CT) scanning operations.

Wisconsin Oven’s Premium Control System (WPCS) 

Wisconsin Oven has announced release of the latest version of its established Wisconsin Premium Control System (WPCS) for data acquisition and control of the oven-based composites curing process.