Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber & Composites Inc.
1822 Reynolds Ave.
Irvine , CA 92614 US
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group
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Combining materials for better bicycles
Bicycle manufacturer HIA Velo combines composite materials to make its products more durable.
Making better composite bikes in Arkansas
Bicycle manufacturer HIA Velo (Little Rock, AR, US), maker of carbon fiber bikes, is using a combination of composite materials to make their products more durable.
How is tow spread?
ITA characterizes tow spreading processes and parameters as it develops new technology to speed production (100 m/min) and reduce width variation (<1mm).
SMC: Old dog, more tricks
In the sheet molding compound renaissance, the advent of new resins and compounds are broadening the definition and application of this versatile family of composites.
Unweighting a crane to increase payload limit
Rethinking a crane stinger with carbon fiber for a more “uplifting experience.”
Composite submersibles: Under pressure in deep, deep waters
Manned deepsea exploration calls for a highly engineered composites solution that saves weight and preserves life — at 6,500-psi service pressure.
JEC 2017 – Aiming for Industrialization
The exhibit floor in Paris reflected composites’ move toward high-rate and high-volume production.
JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.
Supply and demand: Advanced fibers
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
Lower cost, less waste: Inline prepreg production
New technologies move direct (fabricator-based) prepregging closer to reality.
SPE’S ACCE 2015 Preview
Automotive composites remain a hot topic in the Motor City.
Prepreg compression molding makes its commercial debut
Ultra-thin, preformed laminate designs enable CFRP decklid manufacture at lower-than-expected mass and at cycle times approaching mass-production speed.
Yachtbuilding Composites: Rigged for Success
Carbon composite cabling in several forms races ahead of dry fibers and stainless steel in sailboat rigging.
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.
Pressure vessels for alternative fuels, 2014-2023
Lower fuel costs and escalating emissions standards are driving a 10 percent annual growth in alternative fuel pressure vessel sales.
Ramping up to the carbon fiber supply challenge
HPC guest columnist Tom Lemire, president of T.F. Lemire Consulting Inc. (Irvine, Calif.), comments on the necessary response of carbon fiber suppliers to the likely increasing demand for carbon fiber in the coming years.
Carbon stairs make boarding a sailing yacht a breeze
GMT Composites (Bristol, R.I.) makes lightweight but strong — typically carbon fiber — yacht-boarding systems that are easily moved and stowed.
SPE ACCE 2013 Review
The SPE’s annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition gets a bigger venue, an expanded program and its best attendance ever.
Acoustical architecture: Making beautiful music
On the market for more than 40 years, composite musical instruments have advanced from a novelty to critical acclaim.
Composites as costume: Manga masterpieces
Sophisticated design meets composite materials and manufacturing in cosplay application.
Sailing the sea with composite wings
Autonomous sailing vessel patrols with patented WingSail technology.