PREPREGS

Design/Simulation

Collaborative R&D project aims to develop nanocomposite material for interior aircraft application

Pioneered by AIM Altitude, Sheffield Hallam University and Composite Evolution, the thermosetting resin system has resulted in cured prepregs showing improved fire properties.

Glass Fibers

National Composites Week: Top 20 stories in the last decade

As we celebrate National Composites Week, we’ve collected our top content over the last ten years.
#ceramicmatrixcomposites #787 #frprebar

Prepregs

Part 2: Performance and safety benefits of prepregs

Returning with his second installment, Brian Bishop discusses the performance and safety benefits to using prepreg, and the value they can bring to composites fabricators. 
#braiding #layup #pastpresentandfuture

Curing

C-FREX exoskeleton depends on CFRP for unpowered movement

C-FREX uses a novel design and CFRP to overcome the heaviness and weakness of metallic exoskeletons.
#insidemanufacturing #layup #autoclave

Prepregs

Teijin Carbon Europe, UK NCC strengthen carbon fiber partnership

As a Tier 2 partner, Teijin Carbon Europe plans to provide carbon fiber non-crimp fabrics, thermoset and thermoplastic prepreg materials. 
#nextgenaerospace #wingoftomorrow

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.

Curing

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. 
#layup #pastpresentandfuture #weaving

Wind/Energy

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

The one-component 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
#layup

Prepregs

Entry-level vertical prepreg treater

C. A. Litzler Co. Inc. offers an entry-level, solution-based vertical prepreg treater and hot melt horizontal coating line for the composites industry.

CAMX Expo

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Renegade Materials Corp.

Renegade Materials Corp. is promoting its prepregs, resins and adhesive products.
#adhesives #bmi #camx