FILAMENT WINDING

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Axiom Materials announces narrow slit tow prepregs for electric, CNG and hydrogen-powered vehicles

High-temperature carbon fiber tow prepregs are compatible with AFP and filament winding processes for the development of large structural parts such as lithium-ion battery containers or pressure vessels.

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Assistant Editor, CompositesWorld

Filament Winding

Engineering Technology publishes downloadable product overview

Filament winding specialist Engineering Technology Corp. has published a downloadable company and product overview that provides a summary of the filament winding software, systems and technologies available from the company.

Epoxies

STELIA Aerospace Composites advances hydrogen storage

STELIA Aerospace subsidiary converts aero experience into industry-leading storage efficiency for fuel cell applications.
#electricvehicles #hydrogen #stelia

Testing

NWCC, Cygnet Texkimp collaboration to advance data on winding capability for composite parts

Research project to demonstrate damage tolerance and impact resistance of composite parts manufactured with new multi-axis winder and 3D winding technologies for further development and commercialization.
#braiding #weaving #automation

Design/Simulation

Faurecia showcases composite hydrogen demonstrator for commercial vehicles at Auto Shanghai event

Seven-tank hydrogen storage system designed to provide more than 700 kilometers of autonomy for long-distance and high-load commercial trucks.
#hydrogen

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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Carbon Fibers

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

Defense

Albany International acquires CirComp GmbH

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

Aerospace

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

Filament Winding

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

Automotive

Axiom Materials announces narrow slit tow prepregs for electric, CNG and hydrogen-powered vehicles

High-temperature carbon fiber tow prepregs are compatible with AFP and filament winding processes for the development of large structural parts such as lithium-ion battery containers or pressure vessels.
#electricvehicles #hydrogen

Filament Winding

NWCC, Cygnet Texkimp collaboration to advance data on winding capability for composite parts

Research project to demonstrate damage tolerance and impact resistance of composite parts manufactured with new multi-axis winder and 3D winding technologies for further development and commercialization.
#braiding #weaving #automation

Design/Simulation

Faurecia showcases composite hydrogen demonstrator for commercial vehicles at Auto Shanghai event

Seven-tank hydrogen storage system designed to provide more than 700 kilometers of autonomy for long-distance and high-load commercial trucks.
#hydrogen

RTM

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.
#hydrogen

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.

NEW PRODUCTS: FILAMENT WINDING

Filament Winding

Engineering Technology publishes downloadable product overview

Filament winding specialist Engineering Technology Corp. has published a downloadable company and product overview that provides a summary of the filament winding software, systems and technologies available from the company.

Filament Winding

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

Carbon Fibers

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

Wind/Energy

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

Filament Winding

Magnum Venus products launches fusion filament winder

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

Glass Fibers

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.