RTM

Thermoplastics

IACMI: Driving innovation in the advanced composites industry

Since its start in 2015, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has come a long way in its mission of advancing composites innovation. CTO Uday Vaidya reflects on the past five years.
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Testing

SourceBook 2020

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

Albany International acquires CirComp GmbH

German innovator in RTM will help Albany Engineered Composites accelerate technology development in thermoplastic composites
#f-35 #cuttingtools #closedmolding

Pultrusion

Corebon expands induction-based composites production into new facility

Results for cutting CFRP cycle time to be presented at Carbon Fiber 2019 conference.
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Molds/Tools

CFRP bests steel in precision ball joints

Near-zero backlash in bearings and automation components.  
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Aerospace

GKN Aerospace delivers RTM demonstrator tool for Wing of Tomorrow

The 4-meter mid-scale tool enables large-scale use of resin transfer molding to manufacture a composite wing spar with reduced costs and weight.
#a350 #a400m #closedmolding

Aerospace

Bombardier wins award for resin transfer infusion wing

The MacRobert Award 2019 recognizes reduction in parts, fasteners and weight using pioneering advanced composites technology.
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RTM

Chomarat glass fiber reinforcement lightens mass-produced auto parts

G-PLY, developed for KraussMaffei’s HP-RTM process, reportedly delivers weight savings of 60% for leaf springs.
#outofautoclave #closedmolding #hprtm

RTM

Dieffenbacher, Arburg partner to offer combined injection/transfer molding process

The companies demonstrated their combined capabilities with a recent project to develop a modular injection/transfer molding cell to produce hybrid parts.
#trends #discontinuousfiber #outofautoclave

Filament Winding

Employment Opportunity: Senior Applications Engineer, Materia

Materia is seeking a Senior Applications Engineer for advanced composites applications.
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