RTM

Thermoplastics

Century Tool expands large composites mold capacity

The company’s new horizontal milling machine is reportedly capable of producing larger molds for compression molding a variety of composite materials.
#sheetmoldingcompound #bulkmoldingcompound #outofautoclave

RTM

Latécoère joins TPRC

As a new Tier 1 member of the ThermoPlastic composites Research Centre, Latécoère offers expertise in various fields of composite technologies (RTM, LRI).
#outofautoclave

Prepregs

Reaping the benefits: Composites use grows in agricultural equipment

Multiple trends support composites advances in this huge but fragmented market.
#feature #electronics #layup

Aerospace

JEC World 2019 briefs

JEC briefs on Bindatex, FILL, Solvay, Henkel, Web Industries, Cobra, PolyOne, GKN Fokker, Thomas Technik + Innovation and Hyosung Advanced Materials.
#airbus #adhesives #autoclave

Epoxies

JEC World 2019: Hexion

Hexion featured several new products at JEC World 2019 designed to meet stringent electric vehicle application requirements.
#electricvehicles #outofautoclave #sheetmoldingcompound

Infusion

SWM launches Naltex flow media for resin infusion

SWM International (Alpharetta, Ga., U.S.) announces the introduction of Naltex flow media for resin infusion processes.
#outofautoclave #windblades

RTM

JEC World 2019 preview: Netzsch

Netzsch (Selb, Germany, 6/R20) is featuring technology it developed in collaboration with Kistler (Winterhur, Switzerland) to create advanced technology for intelligent composites parts production.

Automotive

JEC World 2019 preview: Hexcel

Hexcel (Stamford, Conn., U.S.) is featuring range of composite innovations for customer applications in aerospace, automotive, energy and marine markets.
#autoclave #windblades #adhesives

RTM

JEC World 2019 preview: Engel

At JEC World 2019, Engel Austria is presenting its technologies for organomelt processing, in-situ polymerization, HP-RTM and flow molding with SMC.
#outofautoclave #audi #sheetmoldingcompound

Injection/Overmolding

Reducing heat in EV motors via fiber-reinforced thermoset housing and stator

German researchers demonstrate fiber-reinforced phenolic motor housing and alumina-filled epoxy overmolded stator with integrated cooling circuits for reduced weight, increased power density and efficiency.
#electricvehicles