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Transfer molding, like compression molding, is a process where the amount of molding material (usually a thermoset plastic) is measured and inserted before the molding takes place.
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Is the BMW 7 Series the future of autocomposites?

BMW AG's Dingolfing, Germany, auto manufacturing facility is well known for churning out a variety of car models and types, and the 7 Series is among them, famous for its steel/aluminum/composites construction. Does this car represent the optimum of composites use in vehiicles? This plant tour of the Dingolfing plant looks at how composites on the 7 Series come together.
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Fine-tuning fiberglass: Smart fiber sizing

Some insights into those proprietary chemistries that can customize performance at the fiber/resin interface.

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Hennecke announces second generation STREAMLINE metering machine for HP-RTM

The second generation of Hennecke’s STREAMLINE metering machines for HP-RTM and CLEARRIM/clearmelt applications boasts improved production flexibility.