PREPREGS

Carbon Fibers

Westlake Plastics, Environmental Composites launch thermoformable carbon fiber composite

Aerolite Carbon is an advanced carbon fiber/thermoplastic material designed for fast, large-volume parts manufacture on existing equipment.

Prepregs

Rediscovering the benefits of prepregs in composites manufacturing

Compared to more traditional forms of composites manufacturing, prepregs enable reduced manufacturing costs and enhance production performance. 
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Filament Winding

Sino Polymer develops high-performance epoxy resin systems for prepreg applications

The carbon fiber prepreg can be cured at 150ºC for 10 minutes, is suitable for structural parts requiring Tg within 120-140ºC and can be stored for up to 18 months at -18ºC
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CAMX Expo

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: C.A. Litzler

C. A. Litzler Co. Inc. is presenting an entry-level, solution-based vertical prepreg treater for the composites industry.
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Prepregs

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Renegade Materials Corp.

Renegade Materials Corp. is promoting its prepregs, resins and adhesive products.
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Carbon Fibers

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Toray Composite Materials America

Toray Composite Materials America Inc. is featuring its latest innovations in carbon fiber and composite materials including TORAYCA T1100 carbon fiber. 
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CAMX Expo

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Toray Advanced Composites

Toray Advanced Composites is featuring its latest product developments in thermoset and thermoplastic technologies.
#paek #camx

Thermoplastics

TPRC investigates AFP in-situ consolidation alternative

The two-step process involves deposition of thermoplastic prepreg via AFP, followed by vacuum-bag-only (VBO). Research has already been completed in the qualitative stage. 
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Hi-Temp Resins

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Hexcel

Hexcel is showcasing its resins, thermoplastic UD tapes, epoxy prepregs and additive manufacturing technology.
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Aerospace

Composites complete IYRS heavy lift quadcopter demonstrator concept

Boasting a prepreg carbon fiber airframe, the HLAP concept became a platform for a variety of composite fabrication techniques.
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