HI-TEMP RESINS

Poly/Vinyl Esters

Commercializing UV-curable thermosets for continuous fiber 3D printing

Strategic partners Continuous Composites and Arkema/Sartomer are developing a library of photocurable resins for use in a variety of OOA, high-speed, high-performance composite applications.

Hannah Mason
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld

Hi-Temp Resins

Bridging the gap between CFRP and CMC

Novel composites offer performance up to 1000°C with faster processing.
#ceramicmatrixcomposites #feature

CAMX Expo

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Renegade Materials Corp.

Renegade Materials Corp. is promoting its prepregs, resins and adhesive products.
#adhesives #bmi #camx

Aerospace

Kordsa targets phenolic-based sandwich panel toward aircraft interiors

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

Thermoplastics

Bieglo GmbH adds new high-performance polymers to product lineup

The Germany-based company has added polybenzimidazole (PBI) and thermosetting polyimide (PI-s) to its product families.
#peek #polyimide

Hot zone chart

Resins for the Hot Zone, Part I: Polyimides

 As next-generation aerospace programs demand higher service temperatures in structural and hot section components, a variety of polyimides vie for program approval.
#marketing #sustainability #adhesives

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Videos / Podcasts

Compression Molding

One-piece, one-cure, infused carbon fiber wheel is ready to roll

ESE Carbon Co.’s new carbon fiber wheel uses tailored fiber placement and custom presses to minimize waste and improve scalability.
#workinprogress #autoclave #cuttingtools

Hi-Temp Resins

How the CMC process works

GE Aviation releases video walking through their complete process chain for ceramic matrix composites.
#ceramicmatrixcomposites

Aerospace

Arevo in 2018: Industrialized production of continuous fiber 3D-printed parts

With new CEO and $12.5 million in B-series financing, Arevo will have eight direct energy deposition (DED) cells attacking its parts production backlog by year-end.
#paek #pekk #aramidfiber

ATL/AFP

Composites at AeroDef 2018

Highlights from the Aerospace Defense Manufacturing Conference – AeroDef 2018 include new technologies for tooling, drilling/machining and inspection of advanced composites.
#cuttingtools #peek #workforcedevelopment

Aerospace

Carbon Fibre Preforms for low-cost and zero waste

Chopped fiber preforms in seconds, 1200°C burn resistance for hours, low-cost CFRP to replace metals
#discontinuousfiber #regulation #outofautoclave

Aerospace

GKN Aerospace funds new aero-engine composites technology

GKN-led G5Demo project will pursue new composites technologies at Linköping-based ACAB subsidiary, aimed to cut aero-engine CO2-emissions in half by 2020.
#nextgenaerospace #aeroengines #cleansky

Carbon Fibers

Web Industries launches composite formatting line in France

The U.S.-based precision formatter has installed its first high-volume composite slitting and spooling line at its Omega Systèmes plant in Nantes, France.

Hi-Temp Resins

Arkema outlines growth plans in Specialty Materials

In a recent strategy update meeting, the chemical company said it will focus on growth on its Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials and Coating Solutions businesses.
#adhesives

Carbon Fibers

Composite Resources, Pyromeral form manufacturing alliance

Composite Resources will use Pyromeral materials and processes to fabricate composite parts and structures for high-temperature defense applications.

Aerospace

Web Industries opens European Center of Excellence

The facility in Nantes, France offers rapid process design, trials and commercialization for aerospace composites.

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

Pultrusion

Employment Opportunity: Senior Applications Engineer, Materia

Materia is seeking a Senior Applications Engineer for advanced composites applications.
#workforcedevelopment #hprtm #outofautoclave

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CAMX Expo

CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Renegade Materials Corp.

Renegade Materials Corp. is promoting its prepregs, resins and adhesive products.
#adhesives #bmi #camx

Design/Simulation

Kordsa targets phenolic-based sandwich panel toward aircraft interiors

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

Thermoplastics

Bieglo GmbH adds new high-performance polymers to product lineup

The Germany-based company has added polybenzimidazole (PBI) and thermosetting polyimide (PI-s) to its product families.
#peek #polyimide

Additive Manufacturing

Spherical polyamide particles developed for 3D printing

Specifically designed for additive manufacturing, Toray’s new spherical synthetic particles can be used to produce high-strength, heat-resistant 3D-printed parts.

Hi-Temp Resins

Bitrez launches bio-based resin systems

Bitrez Ltd.’s new family of bio-based resins, including bio-epoxy systems and PFA, are designed for composite applications and are REACH compliant.
#sustainability #biomaterials

Automotive

Toray structural resin system developed for high-end motorsports

The Toray TC346 prepreg resin system is said to have the highest combined Tg and high-temperature mechanical property retention available for the market.
#layup