30 April 2007
30 April 2007
Carbostamp, a range of fully impregnated products made of Torayca high-strength carbon fibre / thermoplastic resin, has been launched by Soficar.
It is available in different weave styles and has been specially developed for high-productivity markets: the automobile industry, sport and leisure, the aeronautical industry and industrial products. According to Soficar, the material gives a Very short moulding cycle, excellent impact and fatigue resistance, indefinite storage at room temperature, excellent surface finish and post-formablability.
Several process can be used to implement Carbostamp products: press moulding, stamping, autoclave or vacuum moulding.
SABIC is launching its STADECK heavy-duty panel for the building and construction industry. Made from glass fibre reinforced thermoplastic resin, the lightweight panel is said to offer significant advantages across a range of applications where weight saving is important.
On 27-28 June 2018, composites manufacturing business leaders and experts from North America and Europe assembled in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, for the inaugural Global Composites Conference. The new international composites industry event, hosted by American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) and NetComposites, was designed for corporate leaders in the industry with a focus on global business, trends and insights for the global composites market.
Brazilian company Dilutec has developed a complete gelcoat portfolio for shipyards, for applications ranging from the manufacture of the boat mould to small repairs of the hulls and decks.