PULTRUSION

Pultrusion

Avient debuts improved adhesive resin formulations for thermoset pultrusions

The Glasforms resin formulation cuts down on time, labor and simplifies the manufacturing process for thermoset pultrusions.
#adhesives

Pultrusion

Call for abstract submissions for 2021 Pultrusion Conference

ACMA and EPTA encourages abstract applications for its 2021 conference from companies of all sizes. The submission deadline is October 23, 2020. 

Marine

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

Wind/Energy

FLOTANT project to develop composite mooring cable system for deep water wind farms

Project partners are testing pultruded carbon fiber/thermoplastic profiles for use in a more cost-efficient, robust offshore wind farm mooring system. 
#windblades #outofautoclave

Automotive

Aimplas-led project develops thermoplastic prototypes

The RECONTRANS project adapts Arkema’s Elium thermoplastic resin for car, truck and rail applications.   
#outofautoclave #sustainability

Cutting/Kitting

Plasan North America expands composite manufacturing solutions

The company plans to expand and invest in automated cutting technology to go with established prepregging, pultrusion and autoclave cure expertise.
#automation #autoclave #layup

Compression Molding

Composites-intensive masterwork: 2020 Corvette, Part 1

Eighth-generation vehicle sports more composites, and features parts produced using unique materials and processes.
#weaving #discontinuousfiber #outofautoclave

Glass Fibers

Exel Composites launches online service for structural composites

Excelnow.com provides customers greater design flexibility with its wide range of structural composite profiles including channels, boxes and I-beams. 
#outofautoclave

Pultrusion

Material choices for the Corvette rear bumper beam

From fabrics to resins, a number of new combinations of materials went into the making of the world’s first curved pultruded automotive part.
#weaving #adhesives #outofautoclave

Glass Fibers

Curve in the road: First curved pultruded auto parts

Thomas Technik + Innovation KG’s radius pultrusion process unlocks new possibilities for the automotive market and beyond.
#generalmotors #infrastructure #medical