PULTRUSION

Pultrusion

AIMPLAS develops pultruded bio-based profiles for rural and urban development

European BASAJAUN project to optimize sustainable urban development and improve the rural economy via novel bio-based materials, products and building systems.

Grace Nehls
Assistant Editor, CompositesWorld

Carbon Fibers

Refitech expands RefiFLEX range, supplies pultrusion profiles for construction solutions

High-precision carbon fiber square tubes and CarboSix UD carbon fiber pultrusion profiles meet demand for lighter, stiffer, more high-performance systems.

Pultrusion

Kent Pultrusion ships ServoPul machines to North American pultruder

Kent Pultrusion will install two of its ServoPul 2412 fully electric pultrusion lines at two North American plants. 

Automotive

New name for Fraunhofer lightweight construction cross-sector R&D, focus on multifunction and digitization

Research results from 2020 show breadth of applications and novel composites technologies for next-gen mobility.

Pultrusion

Suprem SA begins new pultrusion line production

Highly automated manufacturing line processes continuous fibers with high-performance thermoplastics for tapes, profiles and rods.
#aramidfiber #continuousfiberAM

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

Kent Pultrusion ships ServoPul machines to North American pultruder

Kent Pultrusion will install two of its ServoPul 2412 fully electric pultrusion lines at two North American plants. 

Construction

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

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

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

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.
#weaving #automation #pei

Injection/Overmolding

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.
#outofautoclave #windblades #audi

Pultrusion

AIMPLAS develops pultruded bio-based profiles for rural and urban development

European BASAJAUN project to optimize sustainable urban development and improve the rural economy via novel bio-based materials, products and building systems.
#biomaterials #sustainability

Construction

Refitech expands RefiFLEX range, supplies pultrusion profiles for construction solutions

High-precision carbon fiber square tubes and CarboSix UD carbon fiber pultrusion profiles meet demand for lighter, stiffer, more high-performance systems.

Pultrusion

Kent Pultrusion ships ServoPul machines to North American pultruder

Kent Pultrusion will install two of its ServoPul 2412 fully electric pultrusion lines at two North American plants. 

Automotive

New name for Fraunhofer lightweight construction cross-sector R&D, focus on multifunction and digitization

Research results from 2020 show breadth of applications and novel composites technologies for next-gen mobility.

Thermoplastics

Suprem SA begins new pultrusion line production

Highly automated manufacturing line processes continuous fibers with high-performance thermoplastics for tapes, profiles and rods.
#aramidfiber #continuousfiberAM

Carbon 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

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

Testing

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

Carbon Fibers

Scott Bader launches resins, gelcoats, adhesives for structural applications

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

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