PREPREGS

Defense

Bridging the gap between CFRP and CMC

Novel composites offer performance up to 1000°C with faster processing.
#ceramicmatrixcomposites #feature

Prepregs

Customized production line optimizes Krempel prepreg quality and production

The automated production line for hotmelt impregnation integrates a range of features customized to Krempel’s requirements.

Prepregs

Composite aerostructures in the emerging urban air mobility market

In the not too distant future, point-to-point, limited-distance, piloted and autonomous air travel for people and cargo will be the norm. Composites will make it possible.
#787 #a350 #facc

Thermoplastics

Ensinger commissions thermoplastic prepreg facility

The Germany-based facility extends the company’s composite material portfolio range, including organosheets, fabric-based semi-prepreg and prepregs and composite plates.

Prepregs

Building the Museum of the Future

FR composite panels provide structure, sealing and iconic facade for pioneering architecture in Dubai.
#insidemanufacturing #infrastructure

Automotive

Toray expands high-performance composite tooling supply in U.S.

The Toray AmberTool HX56 composite tooling prepregs will be fully stocked in the central U.S. enhancing the speed of supply and regional availability. Products are available as of Sept. 22, 2020.
#workforcedevelopment

Glass Fibers

PRF Composite Materials introduces unidirectional glass prepreg

The unidirectional (UD) glass prepreg provides good results for UD carbon and glass fibers, as well as woven fabrics in PRF epoxy prepreg systems. 

Design/Simulation

Vega VV16 rocket launches with Bercella composites dispenser structure onboard

The CFRP dispenser structure, developed for the Small Spacecraft Mission Service (SSMS), was successfully launched for the European Space Agency.
#space

Thermoplastics

Lanxess extends use of composites to extrusion blow molding

The process demonstrates its capabilities to boost the mechanical performance of blow-molded components in high-stress areas.

ATL/AFP

Addcomposites and Effman partner to provide AFP cells for SMEs

Aim is affordable, enclosed composites manufacturing cells for many different processes (AFP, grinding, buffing, sanding, drilling) in North American market. 
#automation