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Liquid thermoplastic resins processable with thermoset composite techniques

Monday, March 10th, 2014 | Permalink

A family of liquid thermoplastic resins can be transformed into practical parts and components using processing technologies normally associated with thermoset resins, such as resin transfer molding (RTM). Arkema , the supplier of the materials, says application has commenced on a commercial basis in 2014, where their lightweight, cost-effective and recyclable nature is being exploited. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  acrylic resin carbon fiber composite glass fiber composite recyclable read more

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Automated production of lightweight CFRP engine hood in 15 minutes

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 | Permalink

The Composites Europe 2013 show in Stuttgart, Germany, this September 17-19 is set to feature many innovations, among the a new gap impregnation unit with innovative mold technology that will enable the automated manufacture of a vehicle engine hood made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in just 15 minutes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  composite hood IKV read more

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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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SGL, Samsung establish carbon fiber-composite joint venture

Monday, June 24th, 2013 | Permalink

SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) and PET resin raw material producer Samsung Petrochemical (Seoul) have established a strategic partnership for carbon fiber composite materials with the foundation of a marketing and sales joint venture. The joint venture partners will each hold a 50% share in Samsung SGL Carbon Composite Materials. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  Samsung Petrochemical SGL Group carbon fiber composites read more

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