Thomas Technik + Innovation
Bremervoerde , D-27432 DE
As Seen In CompositesWorld
Composites-intensive masterwork: 2020 Corvette, Part 1
Eighth-generation vehicle sports more composites, and features parts produced using unique materials and processes.
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.
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
This year’s automotive supplier award winners included composite bumper beam, liftgate and pickup box applications.
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
At 3.5 meters long, pullCUBE is reported to be about 75% shorter than conventional pultrusion machines, and the shortest yet built.
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
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.
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 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
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.
Curved pultrusion? No longer an oxymoron
Radius-Pultrusion process offers linear or curved profiles.
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.
- Matrix resins, thermoset
- Vinyl ester
- Epoxy, 350 F cure
- Unsaturated polyester
- Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
- Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
- Fibers, inorganic
- Fibers, organic
- Carbon, PAN-based
- Fibers/fiber forms, natural (bio-derived)
- Reinforcements, unimpregnated
- Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
- Carbon, Other
- E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
- E-Glass, Other
- Fabrics, unimpregnated
- Carbon, Braided
- Carbon, Multiaxial
- Carbon, Plain-weave
- E-Glass, Multiaxial
- E-Glass, Plain-weave
- Resin additives & modifiers
- Flame/smoke-suppressant additives
- Viscosity control agents
- Other additives/modifiers
- Pultrusion equipment, thermosets
- Other primary manufacturing equipment
- Thermoplastic materials
- Thermoset materials
- Other thermoset fabricating services
- Aerospace, aircraft interior
- Automotive, body panels & substructures
- Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
- Automotive, underhood
- Carbon/carbon composites
- Laminate sheets, solid
- CAD/CAM/CAE design
- Product design