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.
Scott Bader, a manufacturer of gelcoats, resins and adhesives, will showcase its recently launched Crestafire and Crestafix product ranges at this year’s Advanced Engineering show.
At Advanced Engineering 2018 Cristex will be featuring a range of products suitable for various markets, including aerospace, automotive, marine and construction.
The American Composites Manufacturers Association participated in a roundtable discussion about the IMAGINE Act. Known as the Innovative Materials in American Growth and Infrastructure, Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act, the new bill is designed to promote the increased use of innovative materials like fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, as well as new manufacturing methods to accelerate the deployment and extend the life of infrastructure projects.