Schappe Techniques

Carbon yarns for carbon/carbon and thermoset composites; trademarked TPFL thermoplastic dry prepregs for thermoplastic composites: yarns, pellets, UD tapes, fabrics, multiaxials and braids made of carbon fiber, S2-Glass, flax. Polymers are PA12, PPS, PEI, PEEK. Continuous-filament carbon threads.

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Parc Industriel de la Plaine de l'Ain
Blyes, 01150 FR

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JEC Paris highlights
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JEC Composites 2011: Show highlights
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Product Categories of Schappe Techniques

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoplastic
    • Liquid crystal polymer
    • Nylon (polyamide)
    • Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
    • Polyarylene ketone, sulfide
    • Polyether ketone family (PEK, PEKK, PEEK)
    • Polyetherimide
    • Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS)
    • Other thermoplastics
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • Quartz
    • Silicon carbide
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
  • Fibers, organic
    • Aramid
    • Carbon, PAN-based
    • Carbon, pitch-based
    • Carbon, rayon-based
    • Hybrid commingled fibers
    • Nylon
    • Poly p-phenylene-2,6-benzobisoxazole (PBO)
    • Ultrahigh-molecular-weight (UHMW) polyethylene
    • Other organic fibers
  • Fibers/fiber forms, natural (bio-derived)
    • Cotton
    • Flax
    • Other natural fibers
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Yarns
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Yarns
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Yarns
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Yarns
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Yarns
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Yarns
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Yarns
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Yarns
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Yarns
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Multiaxial
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Multiaxial
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Multiaxial
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Multiaxial
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Multiaxial
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Multiaxial
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Multiaxial
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Multiaxial
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Multiaxial
  • Prepregs, thermoplastic
    • Commingled/cowoven/coserved yarns
    • Fabric
    • Mat
    • Tape
    • Tow or roving
    • Other thermoplastic prepregs