CURING

Curing

Plant Tour: RUAG Space, Decatur, Alabama, U.S.

Out-of-autoclave composites manufacturing facility comes of age with first U.S.-made composite structures for the Atlas V launcher, and qualification parts for the Vulcan.
#cuttingtools #weaving #outofautoclave

Glass Fibers

AVK invites submissions for Innovation Award 2020 candidates

Award categories include innovative composite applications, processes or research. The application deadline is March 31.
#sustainability

Curing

Solvay unveils Double Diaphragm Forming automated demonstrator line

The automated line at Solvay's Heanor, U.K. facility combines with the company's fast curing technologies for a 3-minute takt time on cured parts.

Aerospace

Cure testing services available for suppliers, fabricators

Lambient Technologies LLC now offers cure testing services for companies working with thermoset resins or advanced composite materials.

Curing

The markets: Aerospace (2020)

Despite the 737 MAX groundings, several new programs on the horizon portend increasing use of composites in commercial aerostructures for several decades.
#paek #peek #precursor

Carbon Fibers

Plant Tour: Holland Composites, Lelystad, Netherlands

Balancing performance with affordable production, this industry veteran continues to explore composites’ infinite possibilities.
#autoclave #boeing #outofautoclave

Curing

IACMI: Driving innovation in the advanced composites industry

Since its start in 2015, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has come a long way in its mission of advancing composites innovation. CTO Uday Vaidya reflects on the past five years.
#workforcedevelopment #pastpresentandfuture #sustainability

Curing

Temperature control system enables individual heater control

BriskHeat’s LYNX Temperature Control System is a modular PID temperature control system that controls up to 1,024 zones.

Carbon Fibers

Mikrosam to supply GKN Fokker with AFP, consolidation equipment for thermoplastic composites

The suite of equipment includes Mikrosam’s latest automated fiber placement (AFP) machine, slitting equipment for thermoplastic prepregs and a custom-engineered thermoplastic consolidating machine.
#layup

Compression Molding

Corebon expands induction-based composites production into new facility

Results for cutting CFRP cycle time to be presented at Carbon Fiber 2019 conference.
#adhesives #cuttingtools #outofautoclave