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JEC World 2018 preview: Exel Composites

Smart, sustainable construction solutions
#infrastructure #outofautoclave


Hybrid composite struts reduce vehicle weight, improve handling

Pultruded carbon/glass fiber composite underbody stiffeners move into medium-volume Mercedes-AMG production vehicles.  
#focusondesign #layup #adhesives


KraussMaffei opens second R&D pultrusion line

KraussMaffei’s TechCenter in Munich now features two pultrusion lines, one to fabricate rebar and the other to fabricate flat profiles.
#frprebar #outofautoclave #windblades


Exel Composites, Eze Shoring partner on composite solution for construction

The versatile Eze Shoring concept consists of four individual glass fiber-reinforced high performance pultruded composite profiles and offers a completely new option for the construction industry.


Kent Pultrusion ships machine to a North American pultruder

Kent Pultrusion (Kent, Ohio), a division of Kent Automation, has successfully completed and shipped a ServoPul 1610 two stream pultrusion machine for a leading pultruder in North America producing composite wall panel structures utilizes green building technology.


VELOX, Ilium Composites now partners

VELOX GmbH a European distributor of raw material specialties for the composites industry, has formed a new distribution partnership with Ilium Composites, a manufacturer of glass reinforcements.
#outofautoclave #polyacrylonitrile #precursor

Carbon Fibers

CW Talks: How carbon fiber beat out steel in elevator cabling

CW Talks: The Composites Podcast learns from KONE’s Steve Gonzalez how pultruded carbon fiber UltraRope was developed to help move elevators up and down in the world’s tallest buildings.


Rail line landmark restoration via pultrusion

Composites’ corrosion resistance ensures preservation.  
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Pultrusions growing in construction: new EPTA report

There’s a new report out from EPTA (European Pultrusion Technology Assn., Frankfurt am Main, Germany) that discusses new trends for pultrusion in building and construction.
#outofautoclave #sustainability #adhesives


KraussMaffei doubles pultrusion speed and continued developing composites processes for large series production

New iPul pultrusion system doubles production speed while intelligent automation cuts cycle time in FiberForm and RTM processes.
#aramidfiber #hprtm #outofautoclave