Toray Composite Materials America Inc.

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DH Sutherland, Toray Composite Materials America to support Boeing aftermarket aircraft

DH Sutherland, Toray Composite Materials America to support Boeing aftermarket aircraft
The global distribution partnership is designed to rapidly supply TCMA materials to commercial airlines and MRO customers.

Toray to provide prepreg carbon fiber for OceanGate submersibles

Toray to provide prepreg carbon fiber for OceanGate submersibles
Materials from Toray Composite Materials America have been selected for composite pressure vessels on deep-sea submersibles.

JEC World 2020 preview: Toray
Toray Industries Inc. is featuring its five European subsidiaries.

Carbon fiber suppliers gear up for next-gen growth

Carbon fiber suppliers gear up for next-gen growth
CompositesWorld’s annual Carbon Fiber conference was held in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S., in late 2019 and included a pre-conference seminar focused on carbon fiber supply and demand.

Virgin Hyperloop One’s XP-1 test pod on display at COSI (Columbus, Ohio, U.S.).

Into the Hyperloop
The role of composites in the fifth mode of transport.

Carbon Fiber conference 2019

Carbon Fiber 2019 registration now open
The Carbon Fiber conference will take place Nov. 19-21, 2019 in Knoxville, Tenn., U.S.

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Toray Composites Materials America
Toray Composite Materials America Inc. (Tacoma, Wash., U.S.) is featuring its latest innovations in carbon fiber and composite materials.

2019 Paris Air Show: Highlights

2019 Paris Air Show: Highlights
The 2019 Paris Air Show may have lacked the glamour of a new aircraft program announcement, but the composites industry represented is clearly gearing up for next-generation aerospace manufacturing.

Paris Air Show 2019 Spirit AeroSystems fuselage panel

Spirit AeroSystems debuts next-generation composite fuselage panel
The 18-by-12-foot (5.5-by-3.7-meter) demonstrator panel debuted at the Paris Air Show features integrated skin and stringers and offers substantial cost savings combined with strong performance attributes.

Spirit AeroSystems qualifies Toray T1100 prepreg for AFP/ATL

Spirit AeroSystems invests in qualification program with Toray prepreg
The world’s largest aerospace tier supplier seizes the opportunity to develop its own allowables for a carbon fiber prepreg, setting an important precedent.

Boeing 777X

Web Industries' Seattle facility to speed delivery to Boeing, Toray
The new production facility will produce precision-formatted composites for OEMs in the Pacific Northwest, including the Boeing 777X assembly plant.

Carving a niche via the new, the different and the difficult
Van Horn Aviation seized a real opportunity in helicopter blades, with little composites acumen but big desire. The rest is history worth reading.

TenCate thermoplastic composite spar, JEC World 2018.

Toray acquires TenCate Advanced Composites
Toray, the world’s largest carbon fiber manufacturer, will pay €930 million for TenCate Advanced Composites to shore up its thermoplastic composites capabilities.

Improving composites processing with automated inspection
Automated, in-situ inspection bypasses the bottleneck of manual inspection.  

QA1 Filament Wound Composite Driveshaft Illustration

Carbon composite driveshaft: Tailorable performance
This racing and aftermarket specialist designs and produces custom driveshafts for multiple markets.

Nanocomp Technologies Inc.

Nanocomp Technologies Inc., Merrimack, NH, US
Its millimeter-length macro CNTs are finally realizing their commercial composites potential, with spacecraft applications leading the way.

New aerocomposites niche: Helicopter transmission gears?
A NASA study shows that steel/composite hybrid gears save significant weight, and could mitigate vibration-related noise.

Supply and demand: Advanced fibers (2015)
Demand for advanced fiber, virgin and reclaimed, is on an upswing after a dip during the recent recession. Fiber suppliers are gearing up to meet an expected increase in demand as manufacturers in a number of composites end-markets scale up or start up part development and production programs.

Destroyer deckhouse roof meets U.S. Navy fire code with phenolic composite
An all-composite deckhouse superstructure, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (Gulfport, Miss.) cuts topside weight and enables stealth capability by reducing the radar signature of the U.S. Navy’s new, nearly $4 billion (USD) Zumwalt-class destroyer.

composite heat shield for Mars Curiosity rover

Composites carry the Curiosity rover to a safe Mars landing
From launch to touchdown, composites performed in flight and stuck the landing!

The markets: Utility infrastructure (2014)
A growing application for composites in this arena is the water-treatment infrastructure of seawater desalination plants, as the world faces the problem of dwindling supplies of fresh, drinkable water.

Product Categories of Toray Composite Materials America Inc.

Carbon, PAN-based