TM continuous fiber-reinforced rods help plastic parts perform more like metal by increasing load capacity and overall stiffness of the molded part.
Fraunhofer IWS develops cost-effective joining of aluminum frames and fiber glass-reinforced thermoplastic panels.
Brazilian fabricator Gatron manufactured 3,000 square meters of curved composite frames to support a 33-floor residential building.
The partnership will supply Hypetex-colored fabrics with SHD’s MTC500 series epoxy resin systems, enabling visual component finishes and the potential for weight and cost savings.
Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites variants with a PA6 matrix are certified as UL 94 V-0 and retain a high degree of strength, rigidity and energy absorption.
Following a depolymerization, purification and reformulation process, the resulting Elium thermoplastic resin is said to enable the manufacture of 100% recyclable wind turbine blades.
Slowdown in commercial aerospace and the wind energy market has decreased Hexcel’s year-to-date sales by 32.6%. The company will close its wind energy glass fiber prepreg line in Windsor, Colo., U.S., in early November.
The transparent one-component epoxy adhesive and curing system is ideal for carbon fiber or glass fiber filament winding.