15 April 2004
15 April 2004
Johns Manville introduced their ThermoFlow densified chopped strands for thermoplastic compounds a new product at JEC 2004 in Paris.
ThermoFlow is claimed to have superior processing properties for extrusion applications combined with improved mechanical and matrix bonding properties. It will be available in 4mm fibre lengths for a wide range of thermoplastics such as PA, PP, PBT and other compounds. Applications include automotive, electrical and consumer goods.
“Over the past year, our ThermoFlow products have been successfully introduced in North America, helping our customer reach a new level of performance. Our next step is to incorporate the technology at our Trnava, Slovakia facility by October 2004”. Said Karin Demez, Global Products Manager and Account Manager for Thermoplastics.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) selected a lightweight FiberSPAN fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge deck, manufactured by Composite Advantage, for the Rugg Bridge on Route 57.
The Lightweight Technologies Forum will take place in parallel to Composites Europe, on 6-8 November 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Tecniplas will exhibit FRP tanks suitable for contact with drinking water at the Fispal Tecnologia food and drink trade fair in São Paulo, Brazil, on 26-28 June.