PULTRUSION

Poly/Vinyl Esters

Composite rebar for future infrastructure

GFRP eliminates risk of corrosion and increases durability fourfold for reinforced concrete that meets future demands as traffic, urbanization and extreme weather increase.

Ginger Gardiner
Senior Editor, CompositesWorld

Glass Fibers

Capital injection enables Fiberline Composite wind sector growth

ABN AMRO’s Energy Transition Fund acquired 34% of Fiberline shares, implements ambitious growth strategy for pultruded wind blades.
#windblades

Testing

Skoltech optimizes pultrusion process productivity

The institute analyzed the influence of pulling speed on the structural characteristics of L-shaped profiles, analyzing the interconnection between a variety of characteristics.

Pultrusion

Avient debuts improved adhesive resin formulations for thermoset pultrusions

The Glasforms resin formulation cuts down on time, labor and simplifies the manufacturing process for thermoset pultrusions.
#adhesives

Pultrusion

Call for abstract submissions for 2021 Pultrusion Conference

ACMA and EPTA encourages abstract applications for its 2021 conference from companies of all sizes. The submission deadline is October 23, 2020. 

Ushering in a new era for windows … and more

Ushering in a new era for windows … and more

Superlative stiffness and thermal efficiency could make this highly glass-filled pultruded polyurethane insert a construction industry go-to material of choice.
#outofautoclave

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Videos / Podcasts

Pultrusion

Composite rebar for future infrastructure

GFRP eliminates risk of corrosion and increases durability fourfold for reinforced concrete that meets future demands as traffic, urbanization and extreme weather increase.
#insidemanufacturing #frprebar #infrastructure

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.
#hprtm #adhesives #cuttingtools

Pultrusion

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. 
#braiding #peek #weaving

Compression Molding

Automated Preforming, Part 3: Quilted Stratum Process

CW’s tour of Cetim and the QSP line which preforms multi-thickness thermoplastic materials in 40-90 seconds for composite parts with cycle times of 1-2 minutes.
#automation #peek #weaving

Pultrusion

Preforming goes industrial: Part 1

ATL and AFP-based preforming options now abound for processing dry and/or impregnated reinforcements as quickly as 1 minute or less with potential yearly part yields in the millions.
#camx #bmw #feature

Pultrusion

Capital injection enables Fiberline Composite wind sector growth

ABN AMRO’s Energy Transition Fund acquired 34% of Fiberline shares, implements ambitious growth strategy for pultruded wind blades.
#windblades

Testing

Skoltech optimizes pultrusion process productivity

The institute analyzed the influence of pulling speed on the structural characteristics of L-shaped profiles, analyzing the interconnection between a variety of characteristics.

Pultrusion

Call for abstract submissions for 2021 Pultrusion Conference

ACMA and EPTA encourages abstract applications for its 2021 conference from companies of all sizes. The submission deadline is October 23, 2020. 

Wind/Energy

FLOTANT project to develop composite mooring cable system for deep water wind farms

Project partners are testing pultruded carbon fiber/thermoplastic profiles for use in a more cost-efficient, robust offshore wind farm mooring system. 
#windblades #outofautoclave

Automotive

Aimplas-led project develops thermoplastic prototypes

The RECONTRANS project adapts Arkema’s Elium thermoplastic resin for car, truck and rail applications.   
#sustainability #outofautoclave

Pultrusion

Plasan North America expands composite manufacturing solutions

The company plans to expand and invest in automated cutting technology to go with established prepregging, pultrusion and autoclave cure expertise.
#automation #autoclave #layup

NEW PRODUCTS: PULTRUSION

Pultrusion

Avient debuts improved adhesive resin formulations for thermoset pultrusions

The Glasforms resin formulation cuts down on time, labor and simplifies the manufacturing process for thermoset pultrusions.
#adhesives

Prepregs

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

Automotive

Scott Bader launches resins, gelcoats, adhesives for structural applications

Crestabond M7-04 is the company’s latest primer-less MMA structural adhesive.
#adhesives #outofautoclave

Pultrusion

Thomas + Technik introduces modular, compact pultrusion system

At 3.5 meters long, pullCUBE is reported to be about 75% shorter than conventional pultrusion machines, and the shortest yet built.
#outofautoclave

Hi-Temp Resins

Nouryon introduces new organic peroxide powder

A powder version of the company’s Perkadox 16 (BCHPC) organic peroxide is designed to allow larger volumes of storage while meeting new safety standards.
#outofautoclave

Injection/Overmolding

JEC World 2019 preview: KraussMaffei

KraussMaffei (Munich, Germany) is focusing on its FiberForm process, pultrusion and unidirectional (UD) tapes at its JEC World 2019 booth, Booth R28, Hall 6.
#outofautoclave