CIDETEC matures 3R resins for aerospace applications via AIRPOXY program.
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More comprehensive product specifications added to adhesive Technical Data Sheets, including the addition of water contact angles, aids in improving effective bonding results, performance.
This bolt-on acquisition is in line with Bostik’s growth strategy in high value-added adhesives and expands its presence in North America.
East China-based plant will support the growing demand for Betaforce TC and Betatech, Betaforce and Betamate adhesive technologies serving vehicle electrification and lightweighting applications.
Global manufacturer of adhesives, resins, gelcoats and functional polymers reaches company milestone, organizes a range of celebrations to recognize the company’s journey.
A newly installed mixer has increased production capacity by 30% to meet increased growth in customer demand.
Hybrid structural-reinforcement technology expands options, gains applications, markets.
The plant is designed to be scalable to meet the company's growth needs for years to come, and indicates the company’s expectations to grow more than 20% above its pre-pandemic levels in 2021.
Following negative impacts in 2020, the company now says lead times on Integra and SCIGRIP have been successfully reduced to meet customer needs.
Composite and adhesive technologies will be supplied to Vertical Aerospace for a zero-emissions, all-electric prototype scheduled for a September 2021 test flight.
Investment in Crackless Monomer Co. accelerates development and production of specialty cyanoacrylate monomers on an industrial scale.
Gabriel will continue the strategic growth of its specialty additives and epoxy curing agents for the coatings, adhesives and composites end markets with Huntsman.
Pultex will act as distributor of Crestabond and Crestomer high-quality structural adhesives for composite applications in Germany.
Cause of adhesive bonding inconsistencies or failure may be numerous. According to Louis Dorworth, the following points should be examined to determine the culprit.
MolecularGRIP combines atmospheric plasma treatment with adhesion promoter chemistry for automated, environmentally-friendly adhesion promotion on material surfaces.
Long-term supplier contract amended to include Hexcel’s HexTow IM7 for the GE9X engine, as well as core, adhesives, prepregs and fabrics for additional aerospace applications.
Composites One will now offer a portfolio of 3M’s innovative film adhesive and primers solutions, with a commitment to supply the aerospace market.
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Six new support pillars incorporate Hexcel ZU300 UD carbon fiber and ATL’s Technirez R2517 epoxy resin with H2431 slow hardener that will protect against storm water issues.
Durable, strong and resistant to corrosion, the thermoplastic-based lattice material is suitable for use in Oldcastle Infrastructure’s polymer concrete and sheet molding compound (SMC) composite products.
Although fuel-cell powered vehicles could still be in the automotive future, growth will be measured and so will the market for composite components. Composites for electric vehicle battery packs and hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.
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The 2K-Epoxy ergo 7440 offers the removal of the bond-line read-through, attain high temperature resistance, avoids contact corrosion and enables quick turnaround during production.
Solvay’s contract extension covers composites and adhesives across all Boeing commercial and defense aircraft programs.
The transparent one-component epoxy adhesive and curing system is ideal for carbon fiber or glass fiber filament winding.
The Glasforms resin formulation cuts down on time, labor and simplifies the manufacturing process for thermoset pultrusions.
Developed for mass transportation applications, including aircraft interiors, the material improves upon the cost, sustainability and versatility of conventional sandwich layup.