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Rear seatback first prototype to feature BASF’s Ultracom composite package

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 | Permalink

Composites Europe was staged recently in Stuttgart, Germany, providing the backdrop for the unveiling of a customer prototype demonstrating BASF’s (Ludwigshafen, Germany) recently announced Ultracom product and service concept for composite structures. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  polyamide fiber-reinforced composite Lightweight polyurethane read more

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K 2013: Engel puts the plastic pedal to the metal

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 | Permalink

Engel will have several automotive-related displays at its stand (Hall 15, B42 and C58). The company partnered with ZF-Friedrichshafen to create a plastic brake pedal. Engel will offer visitors a first glimpse into the manufacturing process for the award-winning part. The composite pedal weighs 30% less than conventional steel brake pedals without impairing load-bearing capacity. To read the full article, go to PlasticsToday’s K Channel . Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  K 2013 Engel composite brake pedal

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Airbus airplane door frame goes composite route

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

Wickert Maschinenbau GmbH (Landau, Germany) will be presenting a complete inner core door frame molded using the resin transfer molding (RTM) for the Airbus A 350 at this year’s Composites Europe 2013 to be held 17-18 September at Messe Stuttgart in Germany. The highly stressable carbon fiber composite component is manufactured at Eurocopter in Donauwörth, Germany. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Rapid RTM process receives kudos

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 | Permalink

A fast-cycle molding system for composite parts made using carbon fiber reinforced epoxy resin has been recognized as an innovative process by the Innovative and Technological Services Group of Confindustria, an organisation representing more than 148,000 Italian manufacturing and services companies. The system was developed by R&D Centre of Afros (Caronno Pertusella), part of the Cannon Group (Peschiera Borromeo, Italy). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  epoxy composite carbon fiber automotive Cannon Afros read more

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Polyurethane offers potential for faster cycling of RTM parts

Friday, June 7th, 2013 | Permalink

A new polyurethane (PU) matrix resin for the resin transfer molding process (RTM) promises to speed up production of composite components in the automotive industry. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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