POLY/VINYL ESTERS

Glass Fibers

Composites-intensive masterwork: 2020 Corvette, Part 2

Innovative composite materials trim mass, costs and noise on the high-volume mid-engine sports car.

Peggy Malnati
Contributing Writer

Prepregs

Sky Advanced Materials fabrics win DNV-GL type approval

Certification for Hungary-based Sky Advanced Materials covers use of fabrics made with Zoltek PX35 50k tow carbon fiber combined with epoxy or vinyl ester. 

Glass Fibers

FRP profiles enable affordable aesthetic solution for unique residential architecture

The FRP profiles, manufactured by Italy-based M.M. S.r.l., allow easy fabrication and construction on-site in less than two days. 
#application

Processes

Scott Bader acquires Summit Composites Pty Ltd

Newly formed Scott Bader Australia Pty Ltd. will continue distributing Scott Bader resins, gel coats and adhesives to the Australian market.
#adhesives

Compression Molding

Composites-intensive masterwork: 2020 Corvette, Part 1

Eighth-generation vehicle sports more composites, and features parts produced using unique materials and processes.
#weaving #discontinuousfiber #outofautoclave

Composite tanks best stainless steel over road, rail and sea

Composite tanks best stainless steel over road, rail and sea

One-piece, filament wound containers cost less, hold more, last longer.

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Wind/Energy

Sky Advanced Materials fabrics win DNV-GL type approval

Certification for Hungary-based Sky Advanced Materials covers use of fabrics made with Zoltek PX35 50k tow carbon fiber combined with epoxy or vinyl ester. 

Processes

Scott Bader acquires Summit Composites Pty Ltd

Newly formed Scott Bader Australia Pty Ltd. will continue distributing Scott Bader resins, gel coats and adhesives to the Australian market.
#adhesives

Carbon Fibers

Brazilian composites sector shows third consecutive year of growth

Maxiquim’s recent study notes that the transportation and electric sectors are responsible for $560 million in revenue.
#windblades #adhesives #layup

Thermoplastics

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.

Poly/Vinyl Esters

IDI Composites expands tank farm at North American headquarters

The company expanded capacity for its resin materials tank farm to meet industry needs for its molding compounds and composite materials.
#electricvehicles

Poly/Vinyl Esters

AOC Aliancys announces changes to European distribution

Effective this month, BÜFA Composite Systems, Gaches Chimie Spécialités and Nor-Komp are exclusive distributors of AOC polyester and vinyl ester products.
#marketing

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Poly/Vinyl Esters

INEOS Composites’ Aropol resin emphasizes cosmetics, low shrinkage

Aropol LP 67400 unsaturated polyester resin is suited for above-water-line marine and pontoon small parts, as well as RV parts.
#outofautoclave

Hi-Temp Resins

JEC World 2018 preview: Scott Bader

Scott Bader will introduce their Crestafire range of fire, smoke and toxic fume performance products at JEC WORLD in Paris.
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