RTM

Aerospace

Spirit AeroSystems opens new spoiler manufacturing facility

The Scotland-based facility will use advanced composites technology for high-volume production of spoilers for the Airbus A320 aircraft family.
#outofautoclave #airbus #autoclave

Aerospace

DC dielectric sensors for industrial composites production

Synthesites in situ process monitoring enables cure decisions based on real-time Tg evaluation that can reduce cure cycles by up to 50%.
#spiritaerosystems #windblades #outofautoclave

Hi-Temp Resins

Employment Opportunity: Senior Applications Engineer, Materia

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

Carbon Fibers

Compression RTM for production of future aerostructures

Automated preforming and 5-min resin infiltration show a way forward for lower-cost CFRP primary structures.
#automation #cleansky #spreadtow

Epoxies

Presidium launches fast-cure, high-strength resin system

Presidium USA is introducing to the composites manufacturing market the RevoTherm line of resin systems that offer low viscosity, fast cure and high strength in finished parts.
#outofautoclave #sheetmoldingcompound

Compression Molding

JEC announces finalists for 2020 Innovation Awards

JEC Group has announced its JEC Innovation Awards finalists, 33 total from 11 categories. Winners will be announced at JEC World 2020 on March 4.
#outofautoclave #biomaterials #layup

RTM

Carbon ThreeSixty invests in Tailored Fiber Placement cell

The U.K.-based structural composites specialist says the automated cell delivers composite products three times faster, with up to 90% waste reduction.
#autoclave #outofautoclave

Infusion

The coming decade: Clarity with a strong dose of uncertainty

Columnist Dale Brosius considers the potential and uncertain role of composites in aerospace, automotive and other markets in the coming decade.
#bmw #hprtm #precursor

Pultrusion

AVK invites submissions for Innovation Award 2020 candidates

Award categories include innovative composite applications, processes or research. The application deadline is March 31.
#sustainability

Carbon Fibers

Advancing thermoplastic composites and RTM for Clean Sky 2 in Spain

EURECAT leads projects for TPC keel beam, window frames and thermoset RTM fuselage frames with TPC shear ties for next-gen aircraft.
#outofautoclave #paek #peek