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Composites-intensive masterwork: 2020 Corvette, Part 1
Eighth-generation vehicle sports more composites, and features parts produced using unique materials and processes.

Corvette with pultruded composite rear bumper beam

Material choices for the Corvette rear bumper beam
From fabrics to resins, a number of new combinations of materials went into the making of the world’s first curved pultruded automotive part.

radius pultrusion for automotive parts

Curve in the road: First curved pultruded auto parts
Thomas Technik + Innovation KG’s radius pultrusion process unlocks new possibilities for the automotive market and beyond.

Composites fare well at 2020 PACE Awards

Composites fare well at 2020 PACE Awards
This year’s automotive supplier award winners included composite bumper beam, liftgate and pickup box applications.  

radius pultrusion for composite curved Corvette rear bumper beam

Curved pultrusions enter production
Corvette CFRP rear bumper beam is the auto industry’s first use of new technology.

Thomas + Technik introduces modular, compact pultrusion system

Thomas + Technik introduces modular, compact pultrusion system
At 3.5 meters long, pullCUBE is reported to be about 75% shorter than conventional pultrusion machines, and the shortest yet built.

automotive composites

The markets: Automotive (2020)
As the global auto industry hurtles toward its confrontation with US fuel economy and European Union (EU) emissions standards in 2017, the pressure built to find more radical solutions to lightweighting.

Corvette: A multi-material success history

Corvette: A multi-material success history
At the launch of the 2020 C8, Columnist Dale Brosius reflects on the iterations of multi-material innovation in the manufacture of Corvettes over its history.

Bindatex 1-mm thermoplastic slit tape

JEC World 2019 briefs
JEC briefs on Bindatex, FILL, Solvay, Henkel, Web Industries, Cobra, PolyOne, GKN Fokker, Thomas Technik + Innovation and Hyosung Advanced Materials.

JEC World 2019: Thomas Technik + Innovation
Thomas Technik + Innovation (TTI, Bremervörde, Germany, 5/P80) is showcasing manufacturing technology that can produce affordable carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts in high enough volumes for the mainstream automotive industry.

pultrusion

Pultrusion picks up speed in automotive applications
Pultrusion is one of the most cost-effective processes for manufacturing high-volume composite parts.

CAMX 2018: Second look, more new developments
Curved pultrusion for automotive, Smart Susceptors for primary structure repairs and Huntsman advances leaf springs for trucks, carbon wheels for automotive, “thin-ply” ailerons with Airbus and Nanocomp Technologies.

Pultrusions growing in construction: new EPTA report

Pultrusions growing in construction: new EPTA report
There’s a new report out from EPTA (European Pultrusion Technology Assn., Frankfurt am Main, Germany) that discusses new trends for pultrusion in building and construction.

curve-capable pultrusion process

Curved pultrusion? No longer an oxymoron
Radius-Pultrusion process offers linear or curved profiles.

curved part

EPTA’s World Pultrusion Conference spotlights innovation
The European Pultrusion Technology Assn. (EPTA) held its bi-annual World Pultrusion Conference, March 3-4, in Prague, Czech Republic.

Product Categories of Thomas Technik + Innovation

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Vinyl ester
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • E-Glass
  • Fibers, organic
    • Carbon, PAN-based
  • Fibers/fiber forms, natural (bio-derived)
    • Flax
    • Hemp
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • E-Glass, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Braided
      • Carbon, Multiaxial
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Multiaxial
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
  • Fillers
    • Talc
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
    • Viscosity control agents
    • Other additives/modifiers
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Pultrusion equipment, thermosets
  • Other primary manufacturing equipment
Fabricating Services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Pultrusion
  • Thermoset materials
    • Pultrusion
    • Other thermoset fabricating services
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, aircraft interior
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Automotive, underhood
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Profiles
  • Rods
  • Tubes
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Education/Training
  • Product design
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