Gabriel will continue the strategic growth of its specialty additives and epoxy curing agents for the coatings, adhesives and composites end markets with Huntsman.
More than 600,000 square meters in total of the company’s fire-retardant glass and carbon fiber prepregs were used to build the Museum’s facade panels.
KINETIX R111 is a solvent-free, liquid epoxy resin optimized with a translucent blue tint that produces a clear, bright finish for surfboard products.
Although fuel-cell powered vehicles could still be in the automotive future, growth will be measured and so will the market for composite components. Composites for electric vehicle battery packs and hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.
#discontinuousfiber #toyota #spreadtow
Study results from Swinburne University show highly increased cure time as well as reduced cure temperatures. Further research hopes to enable faster, higher-volume composites 3D printing and other processes.
The coronavirus pandemic, a once-in-a-millennia global catastrophe, has depressed commercial air travel in unprecedented and disastrous ways. Implications start with the airlines themselves and trickle down to major airframers and the entire tier structure of the aerospace supply chain.
#boeing #nextgenaerospace #spiritaerosystems