Preform-shaping machinery

Dieffenbacher introduced the PreformCenter, capable of fully automated production of dry, dimensionally stable, 3-D carbon-fiber preforms.

Dieffenbacher (Eppingen, Germany) introduced the PreformCenter, capable of fully automated production of dry, dimensionally stable, 3-D carbon-fiber preforms. As part of a complete production line in the high-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM) process, the PreformCenter can be configured for use in large and small batch production. Besides preform production, the HP-RTM line also includes the compression process and the related finishing steps for lightweight components.  

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SAERTEX, Scott Bader to partner on fire protection material system

SAERTEX has announced a strategic partnership with Scott Bader for the production and distribution of the SAERTEX LEO system, fire protection line of materials combining multiaxial noncrimp fabrics and a specifically designed resin system.