7 Giu
2013
Composite moulding – why consider reusable vacuum bags?
This article discusses the use of reusable vacuum bags made of silicone and their advantages over conventional consumables. Between 2004 and 2006 producers of moulding silicone began offering two-component...
7 Mag
2013
DIAB launches online core selection guide
DIAB International AB unveiles its online core selection guide. The first of its kind, DIAB has developed the tool to help customers quickly and easily narrow down their choices to the cores best suited...
2 Mag
2013
Toray licenses polyamide honeycomb technology
Toray is working with Japanese firm Itochu and Belgium-based EconCore to license EconCore's ThermHex polyamide honeycomb technology for use in sandwich constructions. After preliminary process and product...
7 Apr
2013
Infusing quality at Discovery Yachts
Why composite boat builders such as Discovery Yachts are moving from wet lay-up to the resin infusion process. Many builders of reinforced plastic boats keen to transition from traditional manual wet lay-up...
7 Apr
2013
MIT team develops carbon fibers coated with carbon nanotubes
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have produced carbon fibers coated with carbon nanotubes that reportedly do not compromise the mechanical integrity of the base fibers. The Massachusetts...