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.
Cobra International will showcase a range of composite products at CAMX 2018, including carbon fibre components for the automotive, transportation, marine, water sports and luxury sectors.
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.
3A Composites Core Materials reports that its BALTEK SB balsa core has been ABS-approved for more than 20 years.