RTM

Automotive

Withstanding fire without the weight

New composites meet stringent fire requirements while lightweighting ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and planes.
#outofautoclave #polyacrylonitrile #precursor

Carbon Fibers

North Coast signs composites supply agreement with top tier aerospace company

North Coast Composites, Tool & Mold has secured a $99 million 10-year long term agreement to supply a commercial aircraft program with composite parts.
#outofautoclave

Prepregs

Dark Matter Composites announces 2019 course schedule

Consultancy and composites design and prototyping service provider offers composite training courses.
#workforcedevelopment

Compression Molding

IACMI Scale-Up Research Facility to host Compression Molding Workshop

Workshop aims to enable OEMs and fabricators seeking to expand composites penetration in automotive and other end markets.
#iacmi #outofautoclave #hprtm

Automotive

Measuring temperature inside composites and bondlines

ThermoPulse sensors offer Industry 4.0 temperature measurement and digital cure cycle management for bonded composite repairs, laminates and more.
#workinprogress #outofautoclave #composites4_0

Glass Fibers

Automating composites production for ease of use and affordability

Schmidt & Heinzemann innovates composites workcells with German quality and small-company flexibility — “modules customized per product and program is the key.”
#automation #cuttingtools #outofautoclave

Aerospace

CAMX 2018: Second look, more new developments

Curved pultrusion for automotive, Smart Susceptors for primary structure repairs and Huntsman advances leaf springs for trucks, carbon wheels for automotive, “thin-ply” ailerons with Airbus and Nanocomp Technologies.
#pei #spreadtow #marketing

Epoxies

New Products: October 2018

CW’s monthly roundup of new products for the composites industry – this month has seen innovations from Hennecke, Park Electrochemical Corp., BriskHeat, Verisurf, Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Techsil, Evonik, Airtech and Roth.
#adhesives

RTM

Hennecke announces second generation STREAMLINE metering machine for HP-RTM

The second generation of Hennecke’s STREAMLINE metering machines for HP-RTM and CLEARRIM/clearmelt applications boasts improved production flexibility. 
#hprtm #outofautoclave

RTM

CAMX 2018: Exhibit previews

If you are headed to CAMX 2018 Oct. 15-18 in Dallas, TX, you can catch a glimpse of some of the products and technologies you are likely to find on the exhibit hall floor. 
#workforcedevelopment #sheetmoldingcompound #weaving