RESINS

Carbon Fibers

Design innovations improve efficiency of composite medical table

WIT-Composites' efforts to design a more effective all-composite surgical table led to development of complex components and an elastic carbon fiber material.
#medical #focusondesign #autoclave

Thermoplastics

Cato Composites expands thermoplastic composites production capacity

Larger facility and expanded development team to increase market position and fulfill new orders in safety and sporting goods.
#workforcedevelopment

Injection/Overmolding

Composites as auto-body reinforcements

Hybrid structural-reinforcement technology expands options, gains applications, markets.
#adhesives #workinprogress #electricvehicles

Additive Manufacturing

Purdue University to establish Thermwood LSAM research laboratory

Industry-funded research to pursue large-scale composite thermoplastic additive manufacturing, with the goal of providing services to enhance, encourage and expand the adoption of large-scale AM for diverse industrial applications.

Carbon Fibers

German composite specialist INVENT collaborates in SUSTAINair for increased aircraft circularity

Three-and-a-half-year, 11-partner EU project will include metals and composites spanning design, manufacturing, maintenance, repair, assembly and recycling.
#SHM #composites4_0

Carbon Fibers

Wing of Tomorrow ribs: One-shot, thermoplastic, OOA consolidation

GKN Aerospace’s carbon fiber thermoplastic aircraft rib design accomplishes 45-minute cycle times, reduced weight and competitive costs via a customized press system.
#nextgenaerospace #workinprogress #airbus

Epoxies

RAMPF offers lightweight construction with high-performance epoxy board and liquid materials

Raku Tool epoxy boards, gelcoats, laminating resins and infusion and RTM systems offered, with encompassing technical support.

Thermoplastics

L&L Products launches thermoplastic resin product line

T-Link, from L&L Products, is a thermoplastic resin available in pellet, film, yarn, powder, fiber veil and unidirectional tape formats, targeted toward armor, aerospace and sporting goods applications.
#aramidfiber

Thermoplastics

TUMI unveils premium composite capsule luggage and travel collection inspired by McLaren

Nine-piece collection embodies TUMI and McLaren’s mutual focus on quality, lifestyle and advanced material usage for elegant business, and travel.
#formula1

Carbon Fibers

Combining AC and DC dielectric measurements for cure monitoring of composites

Lambient Technologies advances dielectric analysis (DEA) for more reliable, affordable composites manufacturing.
#composites4_0 #windblades