Airtech International Inc.
5700 Skylab Road
Huntington Beach , CA 92647 US
Airtech Advanced Materials Group
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As Seen In CompositesWorld
The markets: Aerospace (2021)
The coronavirus pandemic, a once-in-a-millennia global catastrophe, has depressed commercial air travel in unprecedented and disastrous ways. Implications start with the airlines themselves and trickle down to major airframers and the entire tier structure of the aerospace supply chain.
Airtech expands large-scale additive manufacturing operations
This is Airtech’s second large-scale 3D printing machine installation, which designs, tools and builds with reduce touch labor, leadtime and improved quality.
Next-generation composites materials and processes explored
A supplement with the November 2020 issue of CompositesWorld takes a close look at some of the technologies that are driving innovation in the composites industry.
Update: Lower wing skin, Wing of Tomorrow
Airbus is evaluating several advanced composites technologies as part of its Wing of Tomorrow program. Among these is liquid resin infusion of the lower wing skin, being developed by Spirit AeroSystems.
Racing to build tomorrow’s automotive composites workforce
Recent graduates share experiences gained from collegiate automotive design, engineering and motorsport competition Formula SAE.
Rubber adhesive spray designed for temporary bonds
Airtech Advanced Materials Group’s Airtac 2 Improved is a mist spray rubber adhesive designed for temporary bonds.
On the road with CompositesWorld
CW Senior Editor Scott Francis offers a recap of recent composites industries events including CAMX 2019 and SPE ACCE 2019.
Pressure-sensitive tape offers high visibility, elongation
Airtech’s Wrightlease 4 is an extruded fluoropolymer film coated with silicone pressure sensitive adhesive.
Airtech invests in large-scale additive manufacturing
The company’s large-scale additive manufacturing machine (LSAM) relies on thermoplastic extrusion, with potential in aerospace and other industries.
Plant Tour: Veelo Technologies, Woodlawn, Ohio, U.S.
Advanced materials company evolves from nanomaterials to multifunctional composites and processing solutions.
CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Airtech
Airtech Advanced Materials Group is featuring four of its recently launched products: Corehold P-HA pressure-sensitive tape, Vac Saver HT, Vac Valve 429 SS HTR and Stretch Flow P 2000 Breather.
Airtech prepreg enables OOA cure, extends storage life
Airtech’s out-of-autoclave (OOA) beta prepreg is a benzoxazine composite tooling system that can be cured out-of-autoclave or in the autoclave.
Tooling technologies positioned for speed, control
Tooling is one of the most rapidly evolving segments of the composites industry, as new technologies and processes like 3D printing, OOA infusion, thermoplastic composites reshape how molds are made.
Airtech tape designed to secure cores during machining
Corehold P-HA pressure sensitive tape is a core holding film designed to hold honeycomb core and other core materials during machining.
Airtech introduces high-stretch breather
Airtech Advanced Materials Group says its Stretch Flow P 2000 is a knitted, polyester breather with excellent stretch properties.
Proving viability of dry fabrics, infusion for large aerostructures
Danobat’s ADMP is used to produce a wing demonstrator with non-crimp fabrics.
Airtech introduces high-temperature vacuum valve
Airtech introduces its VacValve 429 SS HTR, designed for high-temperature cures where standard valves with silicone rubber seals fail.
Airtech launches new carbon fiber prepregs
The company’s LTC3 prepregs are said to offer a low temperature cure and high temperature use after post cure, and allow the use of lower cost master model materials.
Airtech launches high temperature vacuum bagging materials for thermoplastic molding
The company has released a new high performance release film, a new sealant tape for high temperature applications and non-woven blended, fiberglass breathers.
Carbon fiber hot rod sets new record
After breaking the land speed world record in September, Team Vesco’s Turbinator II has gone on to exceed 500 mph.
CAMX 2018 preview: Airtech
Airtech International Inc. (Huntington Beach, CA, US) is introducing several new products this year in Booth V3.
- Other tools/tooling materials
- Composite, prepreg
- Composite, other
- Mandrels, inflatable
- Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
- Backup structures
- Expendable materials
- Master pattern material, polymeric
- Master pattern material, other
- Release films, for vacuum bagging
- Tooling prepreg
- Auxiliary processing equipment
- Leak detectors
- Composite repair equipment
- Repair kits and equipment
- Additive manufacturing/3D printing systems
- 3-D printing
- Bleeder cloths
- Breather cloths
- Caul plates
- Filler paste
- Film and sheet
- Gasket materials for vacuum bags
- Hand layup tools (cutters, rollers, scissors, etc.)
- Heat tapes
- Hoses, vacuum
- Peel plies
- Peel plies, nylon
- Peel plies, polyester
- Quick disconnects for vacuum hoses
- Sealing tapes and materials
- Shrink tapes
- Vacuum valves and pumps
- Vacuum bags/bagging materials
- Vacuum bagging materials, for >600 F
- Vacuum bagging materials, nylon
- Vacuum bagging materials, polymide
- Vacuum bagging materials, reusable
- Vacuum bagging materials, silicone
- Vacuum bagging materials, other