PREPREGS

Prepregs

Third patent issued for flexible thermoplastic prepreg

Technology enabling wider tapes and easier weaving/braiding for void-free laminates now offered by Precept One LLC
#aramidfiber #braiding #infrastructure

Carbon Fibers

Tooling, precision enable composites in satellite subsystems

Tight tolerances drive design and engineering of large-format composite component and dishes to create unique satellite structures.
#focusondesign #adhesives #aramidfiber

Fabrics/Preforms

Commercial-scale carbon fiber recycling comes to Tennessee

Accepting carbon fiber waste materials now, Carbon Fiber Recycling will recycle 2,000 tons of carbon fiber waste per year at its Tennessee facility. 
#discontinuousfiber #sustainability

Carbon Fibers

Hexcel carbon fiber prepreg selected for ultralight aircraft design

German aircraft specialist Flight Design is using HexPly M79 for composite parts on its F2 aircraft.
#outofautoclave #workforcedevelopment #autoclave

Aerospace

Cevotec upgrades SAMBA Fiber Patch Placement cells for production of large aerostructures

New features enable increased efficiency for curved structures using biaxial and quasi-isotropic laminates.
#layup #weaving

Prepregs

Solvay, Honda sign exclusive supply agreement for business jet programs

Solvay will supply prepreg and lightning strike protection surfacing film for Honda aircraft business jet HA-420 and Elite programs through 2027.
#adhesives #honda

Epoxies

CETMA: composites R&D and innovation in Italy

From design and simulation to inline inspection, induction welding, continuous compression molding and recycled carbon fiber, this lab to support industry is advancing composites in aerospace, automotive, construction and more.
#airbus #composites4_0 #discontinuousfiber

Prepregs

Hexcel, Woodward terminate planned merger

Uncertainty in the aerospace and industrial markets caused by the coronavirus pandemic have forced the two companies to terminate their planned merger of equals.
#adhesives

Prepregs

Rockwood Composites, Leonardo produce 10,000th blade for Eurofighter Typhoon

The delivery of the 10,000th blade for the towed decoy on Leonardo’s defense aircraft marks 10 years of partnership for the companies.
#outofautoclave #autoclave #cuttingtools

Hi-Temp Resins

Composites in the race to space

Advanced materials use in current and upcoming NASA missions.
#lockheedmartin #aramidfiber #autoclave