CURING

Curing

Arkema to acquire Lambson

The company says Lambson’s range of photoinitiators for curing will complement its offering of Sartomer photocure resins and speed development in this market.

Aerospace

Highlights: Composites Convention 2019

Highlights from the Composites Convention 2019, June 12-13, in Stade, Germany, organized by CFK Valley e.V. and Carbon Composites e.V, and the German Aerospace Center’s 5th Colloquium on Production Technology, on May 15, in Augsburg.
#medical #outofautoclave #paek

Curing

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Nouryon

Nouryon is featuring Perkadox GB-50, a new version of its dibenzoyl peroxide (BPO).
#adhesives #camx

Curing

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: LEWCO

LEWCO (Sandusky, Ohio, U.S.) is featuring its line of convection oven systems for out-of-autoclave (OOA) composites curing application.
#outofautoclave #autoclave #camx

Infusion

CAMX 2019 exhibit preview: Shanghai Leadgo-tech

Shanghai Leadgo-tech (Shanghai, China) is featuring its lineup of vacuum process bagging materials for resin infusion, autoclave cure, oven cure and wet layup.
#autoclave #layup #outofautoclave

Hi-Temp Resins

PEEKSense high-temperature thermocouple for PEEK composites curing

TE Wire & Cable’s PEEKSense thermocouple sensor is a high-temperature autoclave thermocouple assembly for polyetheretherketone (PEEK) composite applications. 
#paek #polyimide #autoclave

Curing

FAMACOM project to develop more efficient manufacturing process for aerospace parts

The Spanish consortium, led by Aerotecnic, is using microwave curing for manufacturing large sandwich-structured composite parts.

ATL/AFP

Large, high-volume, infused composite structures on the aerospace horizon

Infused carbon fiber composite structures are not new, but they have never been built at the rates anticipated for next-generation, single-aisle aircraft. It is a daunting prospect — but a feasible one.
#787 #autoclave #northropgrumman

Molds/Tools

Plant Tour: STELIA Aerospace, Méaulte, France

Supplier of Airbus fuselage sections pushes boundaries of hybrid aerostructures production, assembly and thermoplastic composites.
#stelia #weaving #cuttingtools

Curing

LEWCO control system simplifies composite curing

The system, designed for use with Lewco industrial ovens, is designed for simpler use while providing more control over all aspects of the process.