Product Roundup: October 2019

CW’s roundup of new products for the composites industry — the past month has seen innovations from Anver Corp., BriskHeat, Composites UK, Composite Technologies Intl., Evonik, French Oil & Mill Machinery, LaX Engineered Solutions, Mitsui Chemicals, NLign Analytics, Nordson Sealant Equipment, Ross, Solvay and Wisconsin Oven Corp.
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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:

Anver Corp.’s Energy Saver

Anver Corp.’s Energy Saver technology is now available to reduce operating costs and increase safety on all of its electric- and air-powered vacuum generators.

BriskHeat’s new portable temperature controller 

BriskHeat’s SDX digital PID temperature controller is designed for high accuracy in a portable, tabletop controller.

Composites UK’s fire performance practical guide

The guide, produced with support from the National Composites Centre, addresses key issues related to fire performance for reinforced composites.

Composite Technologies International’s AmeriCore and Fiber Shield

Composite Technologies International has launched its AmeriCore 100% composite core and its Fiber Shield sprayable barrier coat and print blocker.


Evonik has launched VESTALITE S, an epoxy hardener designed for sheet molding compounds (SMCs) in electric vehicles and other automotive applications.

French Oil & Mill Machinery’s 200-ton hydraulic press

French Oil & Mill Machinery’s 200-ton hydraulic press reduces installation costs and provides a low work height.

LaX Engineered Solutions’ high-efficiency oven

Patent-pending high efficiency Cyclone oven from LaX Engineering Solutions is said to provide good temperature uniformity.

Mitsui Chemicals’ TAFNEX PP-CF UD

Mitsui Chemicals’ TAFNEX PP-CF UD carbon fiber/polypropylene tape has been demonstrated on automotive applications and to build reshapable thermoplastic pipes.

NLign Analytics’ NLign Product Suite 7.0

NLign Analytics’ NLign Product Suite 7.0 is said to complete the aircraft lifecycle digital thread by streamlining inspection data capture.

Nordson Sealant Equipment’s Micro-Meter D2K

Nordson Sealant Equipment’s Micro-Meter D2K  is a small, light and easy-to-mount two-component meter for composite filling and other applications.

Ross’s MegaShear high-shear rotor/stator mixer\

Ross’s MegaShear high-shear rotor/stator mixer is said to generate the same level of shear as a high-pressure homogenizer.

Solvay’s KetaSpire PEEK XT

KetaSpire PEEK XT promises the chemical resistance of standard PEEK plus significantly higher strength and stiffness at elevated temperatures.

Wisconsin Oven’s Premium Control System for composite curing ovens

The Premium Control System optimizes composite curing for aerospace and other applications.