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Composite sandwich panels enable flexibility in medical table design

Polyurethane foam core provides a cost-effective option for ACP Composites’ specialized medical positioning table design.

Hannah Mason
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld

Core

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Elliott Co.

Elliott Co. of Indianapolis is featuring its ELFOAM rigid unfaced polyisocyanurate (urethane) closed cell foam core. 
#camx

Core

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: General Plastics

General Plastics Manufacturing Co. is showcasing its LAST-A-FOAM core products, custom molding capabilities and high-temperature, low-CTE tooling board.   
#camx

Core

Kordsa targets phenolic-based sandwich panel toward aircraft interiors

The sandwich panels comprise glass fiber/phenolic skins surrounding a Nomex honeycomb core.
#aramidfiber

Marine

RS Electric Boats selects Norco for composites fabrication

Comprised of bio-based infused epoxy resin, recycled PET core and basalt and flax fibers, the Pulse58 drives a different approach to boating.
#sustainability

Core for composites: Winds of change

Core materials suppliers lean into the bracing breeze of big-blade challenges raised by the burgeoning wind energy industry.
#cuttingtools #marketing #adhesives

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RS Electric Boats selects Norco for composites fabrication

Comprised of bio-based infused epoxy resin, recycled PET core and basalt and flax fibers, the Pulse58 drives a different approach to boating.
#sustainability

Core

Adapa reconfigurable molds enable weight saving in the marine industry

Gurit helps demonstrate resin saving and dynamic performance of thermoformed Corecell foam core.

Cutting/Kitting

Gurit signs two-year kitting supply agreement with Chinese wind blade manufacturer

Gurit says the agreement is part of its strategic plan to extend its kitting and core material services into the Chinese domestic market.
#windblades

Core

People in Composites: April 2020

Chromaflo, Gurit and SGL Carbon SE announce new hires and retirements in the composites industry.
#windblades

Prepregs

Hexcel, Woodward terminate planned merger

Uncertainty in the aerospace and industrial markets caused by the coronavirus pandemic have forced the two companies to terminate their planned merger of equals.
#adhesives

Hi-Temp Resins

Marshall Advanced Composites to supply C-130 composite cockpit trim panels

Five-year, £9.5 million contract with Lockheed Martin specifies honeycomb center console panels for C-130J Super Hercules airlifter.
#lockheedmartin

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CAMX Expo

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Elliott Co.

Elliott Co. of Indianapolis is featuring its ELFOAM rigid unfaced polyisocyanurate (urethane) closed cell foam core. 
#camx

Core

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: General Plastics

General Plastics Manufacturing Co. is showcasing its LAST-A-FOAM core products, custom molding capabilities and high-temperature, low-CTE tooling board.   
#camx

Core

Kordsa targets phenolic-based sandwich panel toward aircraft interiors

The sandwich panels comprise glass fiber/phenolic skins surrounding a Nomex honeycomb core.
#aramidfiber

Core

EconCore licenses recycled PET honeycomb core technology

The company’s rPET honeycomb core is made from more than 95% recycled PET and is reported to outperform PP honeycomb cores.

Wind/Energy

Gurit features core materials, adhesives, resins, molds for wind, aerospace

Gurit is featuring its offerings and expertise for wind energy, composite tooling and lightweighting applications such as aerospace, rail, healthcare and marine. ​​​​​​
#adhesives #cyanateester #windblades

Core

Evonik rigid foam cores utilized for automated composites fabrication

Foam cores specialist Evonik is featuring the results of a joint study by Evonik Industries, Composite Technology Center GmbH and Deutsche Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., on the use of rigid foam material in automated production.
#autoclave #medical