LEWCO presents enhanced-duty, vacuum-assisted composite curing oven


The composite oven, recently delivered to a U.S. military base, reaches a maximum temperature of 500°F and is used to cure vacuum-bagged composite aircraft parts.

Covestro unveils thermoplastic polyurethane material for augmented 5G signal transmission


Desmopan 7000 TPU is characterized by high transparency for 5G frequencies for reduced signal loss, making it suitable for applications such as cell phones covers.

Finnester Coatings coating technology meets demanding fire protection parameters


RED coating solution for composite components prolongs ignition times, does not produce a flame when exposed to fire and withstand temperatures up to 1,000°C without losing structural integrity.

In-mold coating offers high-performance finishing for epoxy-infused composites


ODG Composites’ Element Xtreme is a lightweight, long-lasting protective and aesthetic coating suitable for a range of industrial and commercial applications.

CMS debuts hybrid LFAM/milling machine


The machining specialist has developed the first iteration of Kreator, a large-format, thermoplastic composite 3D printer and five-axis milling machine for tooling and jigs.

Engineering Technology publishes downloadable product overview


Filament winding specialist Engineering Technology Corp. has published a downloadable company and product overview that provides a summary of the filament winding software, systems and technologies available from the company.

CRP Technology highlights Windform RS composite material for powder bed fusion processes


Polyamide-based carbon fiber-filled composite provides enhances functionality, flexibility and speed in developing intricate 3D-printed parts.

Electroimpact launches plug-and-play AFP system


Automation and automated fiber and tape placement specialist Electroimpact has introduced Scorpion, a new modular plug-and-play automated fiber placement (AFP) system designed for research and laboratory applications.

Oerlikon Balzers launches new line of diamond coatings


Oerlikon Balzers has introduced its new Baldia portfolio of diamond coatings machining and drilling highly abrasive materials.

Infinite Material Solutions microporous 3D printing material enables AM design freedom


Caverna PP is said to be first extrudable thermoplastic with a water-soluble, co-continuous, microporous morphology to to create lightweight foam parts. Particular application interest is in porous tooling for the production of vacuum-formed parts.