SourceBook 2020

Welcome to the online SourceBook, the counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SourceBook composites industry buyer's guide.


FRP, pultrusion enable mobile Antarctic habitat module

Constructed of fire-retardant fiberglass-reinforced polyurethane walls and pultruded beams, the self contained living unit is designed to withstand extreme Antarctic weather conditions.
#outofautoclave #peek #adhesives


Corebon expands induction-based composites production into new facility

Results for cutting CFRP cycle time to be presented at Carbon Fiber 2019 conference.
#hprtm #adhesives #cuttingtools

Carbon Fibers

Scott Bader's urethane acrylate resins enable Corvette Stingray bumper beam

The company’s Crestapol resins were used for the automotive industry’s first curved, multi-hollow pultruded carbon fiber bumper beam.
#adhesives #outofautoclave

Filament Winding

Employment Opportunity: Senior Applications Engineer, Materia

Materia is seeking a Senior Applications Engineer for advanced composites applications.
#workforcedevelopment #outofautoclave #jobposting


5G-enabled smart cities bring opportunities for pultruded composites

A recent report explores the utility of radio frequency-transparent pultruded composite materials for integrating 5G mobile networks into urban infrastructure.
#infrastructure #outofautoclave

Carbon Fibers

Swancor to supply MHI Vestas with wind blade materials in Taiwan

The supply contract covers more than 50% of the direct materials value of blade manufacturing, including carbon tow, carbon pultrusion, resin and bonding glue.
#vestas #adhesives #outofautoclave


Ballistic panels protect school

A composites manufacturer has developed military-grade pultruded panels that are being used to protect schools in case of violent intruders.
#weaving #outofautoclave #workforcedevelopment

Hi-Temp Resins

Nouryon introduces new organic peroxide powder

A powder version of the company’s Perkadox 16 (BCHPC) organic peroxide is designed to allow larger volumes of storage while meeting new safety standards.


Skeleton design enables more competitive composite autostructures

New approach combines thermoplastic pultrusions with injection overmolding in a two-step, 75-second process.
#adhesives #layup #cuttingtools