CAMX, in its third year, is growing and expanding, and the quantity and quality of new products and technologies being introduced at the show is impressive. This week features Part 1 of the CAMX 2016 Exhibitor Previews.
#carbonnanotubes #cuttingtools #workforcedevelopment
With a new automotive-focused Application Centre set to open in December, Cytec Industrial Materials is emphasizing material and process flexibility to help OEMs integrate composites into forthcoming cars and trucks.
#sustainability #hprtm #outofautoclave
An automotive supplier must have the ability to produce a composite part in a minute, or at least in minutes — not hours or days, the norm for composites in most other industries. Meeting that part-per-minutes goal is a huge hurdle that a few composite fabricators have cleared, and many more are involved in development efforts, with OEM or Tier partners. CompositesWorld reviews how resin suppliers have evolved their products for this critical market.
#automation #sustainability #layup
Toward the goal of more consistent, repeatable and quantifiable Class A surface analysis, automakers and systems suppliers are developing and employing automated surface inspection tools.
#bulkmoldingcompound #chrysler #sheetmoldingcompound