FILAMENT WINDING

Filament Winding

Huntsman Advanced Materials resin systems meet composite pressure vessel requirements

Araldite resin systems cover wet and towpreg filament winding and RTM manufacturing processes for increased productivity and greater part consistency.

Grace Nehls
Assistant Editor, CompositesWorld

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Heraeus, University of Sheffield AMRC partner to develop innovative composite technologies

Tier 2 membership enables Heraeus Noblelight to explore filament winding capabilities using its humm3 technology for rapid layup of thermosets, dry fiber and thermoplastics.
#weaving #automation

Filament Winding

Rock West Composites offers custom filament-wound tube website feature 

Customers can now define their own filament-wound tube specifications per a build-to-order ecommerce transaction. Over 450 base options, 75 mandrels and two materials are available.

Marine

Composites-intensive wave energy technology receives new funding

CorPower Ocean and OPS Composite Solutions secure almost €500,000 from EEA grants to advance buoy-based renewable energy technology.
#sustainability

Glass Fibers

Liftgate design puts modified filament winding to the test

Heavily modified winding process produces light, structural support frame for performance-critical liftgate.
#hprtm #toyota #focusondesign

Filament wound utility poles offer design flexibility

Filament wound utility poles offer design flexibility

In Turkey, a utility pole manufacturer combines filament winding, automation, glass and carbon fiber composites to expand its product line.
#outofautoclave #marketing #cuttingtools

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Automotive

FAURECIA to supply hydrogen storage systems for 1,600 Hyundai heavy-duty trucks

Delivery of 10,000 composite tanks proves industrialization strategy of 20% lower weight, 50% lower cost components
#electronics #stelia #electricvehicles

Aerospace

Solvay showcases low-cost prepreg and parts approach using Cygnet Texkimp filament winder

High-speed, tailored preforms are used with Solvay double diaphragm forming (DDF) and compression molding to produce cost-effective, medium-volume auto and aero parts.
#outofautoclave #bmw #spreadtow

Aerospace

Albany International acquires CirComp GmbH

German innovator in RTM will help Albany Engineered Composites accelerate technology development in thermoplastic composites
#aeroengines #boeing #787

Compression Molding

Corebon expands induction-based composites production into new facility

Results for cutting CFRP cycle time to be presented at Carbon Fiber 2019 conference.
#adhesives #cuttingtools #outofautoclave

Curing

Innovating energy delivery for more efficient composites manufacturing

Heraeus Noblelight develops HUMM3 and Black IR technologies for faster, safer, more uniform processing.
#cleansky #outofautoclave #peek

Filament Winding

Filament wound utility poles offer design flexibility

In Turkey, a utility pole manufacturer combines filament winding, automation, glass and carbon fiber composites to expand its product line.
#outofautoclave #marketing #cuttingtools

Carbon Fibers

AeroLas explores new spinning technology for thermoplastic hybrid yarn

AeroLas is working to combine recycled carbon fiber with PEEK using adapted art textile machines and a patented air guided ring spinning technology. 
#weaving #braiding #peek

Filament Winding

Huntsman Advanced Materials resin systems meet composite pressure vessel requirements

Araldite resin systems cover wet and towpreg filament winding and RTM manufacturing processes for increased productivity and greater part consistency.

Filament Winding

Heraeus, University of Sheffield AMRC partner to develop innovative composite technologies

Tier 2 membership enables Heraeus Noblelight to explore filament winding capabilities using its humm3 technology for rapid layup of thermosets, dry fiber and thermoplastics.
#weaving #automation

Filament Winding

Rock West Composites offers custom filament-wound tube website feature 

Customers can now define their own filament-wound tube specifications per a build-to-order ecommerce transaction. Over 450 base options, 75 mandrels and two materials are available.

Filament Winding

Composites-intensive wave energy technology receives new funding

CorPower Ocean and OPS Composite Solutions secure almost €500,000 from EEA grants to advance buoy-based renewable energy technology.
#sustainability

Filament Winding

Virgin Orbit LauncherOne rocket reaches space

Air-launched, liquid-fueled rocket makes historical debut with successfully targeted orbit and 10 NASA NSP payloads deployed.
#space

Filament Winding

GKN, Raytheon reach agreement for composite missile canisters

Per the three-year contract, GKN Aerospace will provide Raytheon with 95 Mk30 missile canisters that are manufactured via a filament winding process followed by vacuum infusion.

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Carbon Fibers

Cygnet Texkimp presents next-generation composites unrolling creel

Flatline Creel uses low-pressure, low-friction patented pneumatic technology to regulate the torque applied to each position on the creel. 
#weaving

Filament Winding

Techsil, Panacol offer Vitralit adhesive for filament winding

The transparent one-component epoxy adhesive and curing system is ideal for carbon fiber or glass fiber filament winding.
#adhesives

Marine

Sino Polymer develops high-performance epoxy resin systems for prepreg applications

The one-component carbon fiber prepreg can be cured at 150ºC for 10 minutes, is suitable for structural parts requiring Tg within 120-140ºC and can be stored for up to 18 months at -18ºC
#layup

Testing

Magnum Venus products launches fusion filament winder

Ideal for winding pressure vessels, the Fusion filament winder is a compact, adaptable design. 

Filament Winding

Polygon PolySlide composite tubing replaces metal for pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders

The filament-wound glass fiber composite tubing exhibits high strength, dimensional stability and resistance to corrosion.

Prepregs

Roth offers filament winding automation, prepreg and towpreg equipment

Roth Composite Machinery is showcasing its competences in filament winding, prepreg and organic sheet production.