GKN Aerospace’s carbon fiber thermoplastic aircraft rib design accomplishes 45-minute cycle times, reduced weight and competitive costs via a customized press system.
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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.
Nine-piece collection embodies TUMI and McLaren’s mutual focus on quality, lifestyle and advanced material usage for elegant business, and travel.
UVA and UVC testing on the aviation-grade thermoplastic nanocomposite, HX5, found no performance degradation or impact on physical appearance.
The Israeli startup’s bio-based material achieves international recognition as a raw material for industrial manufacturing applications.
Housing is made from Lanxess Tepex thermoplastics reinforced with 1K continuous carbon fiber using Carbon Mobile’s patented HyRECM process for a “radio-enabled” composite material.
Startup WEAV3D Inc.’s technology produces highly tunable, woven lattice reinforcements for cost-effective, high-volume automotive composites and precast concrete applications.
#weaving #workinprogress #automation
Fiber-reinforced thermoplastic shows eight times more electrical conductivity as compared to the reference material with only a 20% decrease in mechanical properties.
Practical solutions for process-related challenges in LATW, which has great potential for pressure vessels and storage tanks.