Film and paste adhesives, wet peel-ply and potting compounds enable the aviation industry to utilize advanced materials that contribute to lightweighting, more efficient designs, and improved sustainability.
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.
Gummiwerk KRAIBURG’s elastomer product protects against impact, directly adheres to materials, improves damping properties and more.
My Bitrez acts as a comprehensive source for latest developments and technical information on a broad portfolio of specialist resins.
The bio-based polymers aim to replace conventional polymers in a variety of applications and promote alternative to end-of-life waste.
The proposed acquisition would strengthen Arkema’s global offering of hotmelt adhesive solutions and target its goal to become a pure specialty materials player by 2024.
Fast-processing composites that are strong yet tough, thermoformable, reformable, recyclable and even FST-compliant save cost in aircraft and rail equipment.
Senior Editor, CompositesWorld
SWORL Inc. is featuring new accessory products to facilitate bag production, vacuum sealing, removal and reinstallation of its reusable vacuum bags.
Renegade Materials Corp. is promoting its prepregs, resins and adhesive products.
Louis C. Dorworth, direct services manager of Abaris, is moderating a CAMX 2020 panel and presenting a tutorial on bonding and joining of composites.
A table of mold release agents collected from data provided by suppliers.
Saertex will focus on development of adhesive-free joining technologies and FST-compliant composites for shipbuilding.
Registered as a subsidiary of Scott Bader, Polymer Mimetics aims to open new opportunities in coatings, composites specialty adhesives and more.
At Spirit AeroSystem’s Prestwick facility in Scotland, a glimpse of the future of aerocomposites manufacturing in a resin transfer molding line for A320 spoilers.
Ireland-based PlasmaBound has developed controlled polymer ablation (CPA) technology, which joins structural adhesives to composites materials.
Newly formed Scott Bader Australia Pty Ltd. will continue distributing Scott Bader resins, gel coats and adhesives to the Australian market.
Eighth-generation vehicle sports more composites, and features parts produced using unique materials and processes.
The new distributor, MVP Australia, will support MVP’s composite equipment and streamline MVP’s customers’ manufacturing processes.
Eliminates drilling holes with lap shear 60% higher than bolted joints and almost twice that of bonded joints.
According to BTG Labs, common surface treatment methods like abrasion and plasma treatment work best for different materials.
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld
The scale, precision, speed and quality of carbon fiber manufacture has evolved substantially since the material’s modern introduction in the late 1960s. Hexcel offers a glimpse of the state of the art today.
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Unlike automotive driveshafts, automotive output shafts cannot leverage shaft length as a factor when making the case for composites. Instead, other beneficial features have made a composite output shaft able to compete with metal shafts, especially in electric vehicles.
Maxiquim’s recent study notes that the transportation and electric sectors are responsible for $560 million in revenue.
Taiwan-based Swancor will supply resins and composite materials for MHI Vestas’ offshore wind projects in Taiwan.
From fabrics to resins, a number of new combinations of materials went into the making of the world’s first curved pultruded automotive part.