CURING

Curing

VeeloHEAT Caul enables in-situ hot debulking capabilities

Built on existing debulk bagging procedures, Veelo Technologies’ debulking solution can take place at the tool during layup, reducing costs and improving throughput. 
#layup #outofautoclave

Glass Fibers

Bespoke process produces composite brake pedal every minute

Three composite materials are used to create structural composite member that meets demanding mechanical requirements.
#workinprogress #automation #layup

Curing

Vastek Industrial showcases tabletop infrared conveyor oven

Ideal for laboratory testing and low-volume production applications, the D-100 model is highly compact, and ensures edge-to-edge temperature uniformity.

Epoxies

Carbon fiber windsurf fin incorporates Sicomin bio-based epoxy resin

Sicomin GreenPoxy 33 meets high-performance windsurfing fins requirements, accommodating significant loads, high torsion stiffness and flexibility.
#braiding #weaving

Mass Transit

SourceBook 2021

Welcome to the online SourceBook, the counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SourceBook composites industry buyer's guide.
#adhesives

Curing

Adapa, ElectroHeat partner for reconfigurable thermoforming solution

Off-the-shelf solutions will pair curing oven and reusable adaptive mold to fit standard panel sizes for lower-cost composites manufacturing.

Glass Fibers

Techsil, Panacol offer Vitralit adhesive for filament winding

The transparent one-component epoxy adhesive and curing system is ideal for carbon fiber or glass fiber filament winding.
#adhesives

Epoxies

CompoTech launches standard range for carbon finer epoxy beams

Produced via AFP and precision press molded results in a high-strength carbon epoxy composite beam with 10-15% higher stiffness in the axial direction.
#precursor #continuousfiberAM #autoclave

Curing

Kanfit installs new autoclave, automated cutter to increase composite parts production capacity

Composite parts producer in Israel increases capabilities for composites, 3D printing and hybrid assemblies.
#autoclave

Curing

Part 2: Performance and safety benefits of prepregs

Returning with his second installment, Brian Bishop discusses the performance and safety benefits to using prepreg, and the value they can bring to composites fabricators. 
#braiding #layup #pastpresentandfuture