Magnolia Advanced Materials adhesive added to quality product listing for Lockheed Martin

Magnolia 6389 A/B is a carbon fiber-filled epoxy designed for use as a liquid shim gap filler in composite applications that meets Lockheed’s specification requirements.  

Grace Nehls
Managing Editor, CompositesWorld


Grand Largue Composites, Sicomin enable flax fiber-built Class40 racing yacht

Fibers, fabrics, epoxy resins and adhesives from Sicomin helped realize the lightweight, strong and stiff Crosscall yacht, capable of tackling extreme ocean racing conditions.  


CompoTech, RTI collaborate on composite mast, telescopic boom for mobile cranes, davits

Cost-competitive carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy crane design uses CompoTech’s automated composites processes, eliminating welding or heat treatment and producing 50-70% stiffer structures.

Carbon Fibers

Toray, Specialty Materials strengthen partnership for next-gen aerospace applications

Commercial partnership enables novel solution innovations with domestically produced, high-quality products within the U.S. supply chain.  

Compression Molding

CDZ Compositi introduces patented 3D Flex Composite

Specialist in structural and aesthetic prepreg press parts enhances 3D shaping and flexibility in composite parts using carbon and other reinforcement fibers.

Automotive composites: Thermosets for the fast zone

Automotive composites: Thermosets for the fast zone

Epoxies continue to be developed for faster cure to meet automotive production rates.
#sheetmoldingcompound #marketing #automation

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Composites enable epic interior for Museum of the Future

For this one-of-a-kind lobby, AFI pioneered digital, reconfigurable molds to achieve organic-shaped, multifunctional panels and stairwell cladding.


Plant tour: ÉireComposites, Galway, Ireland

An in-house testing business and R&D focus has led to innovative materials use and projects in a range of markets, from civil aerospace to renewable energy to marine.
#planttour #space #windblades


Applied Molecules launches UV-curable repair and filler resin

Applied Molecules LLC has launched the AJ13 Series of UV-curable composite repair and filler materials.


Overair's Butterfly eVTOL prototype to integrate composites-intensive design

Aiming for first flight tests in the latter half of 2023, Overair’s Butterfly aircraft uses Toray carbon fiber/epoxy prepreg strategically to cut weight on its battery-powered, quiet aircraft.


Swancor launches recyclable thermosetting epoxy resin

When used with composite reinforcements, EzCiclo can be recycled and degraded via the company’s CleaVER recycling technology with waste elimination and a final fiber with equivalent virgin fiber mechanical performance.


JEC World 2022, Part 3: Emphasizing emerging markets, thermoplastics and carbon fiber

CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan identifies companies exhibiting at JEC World 2022 that are advancing both materials and technologies for the growing AAM, hydrogen, automotive and sustainability markets.


Multi-composite thrust chamber aims to boost rockets, reduce cost for New Space economy

Black Engine uses new, microporous CMC liner for transpiration cooling and multiple lightweight composites in modular design that offers increased lifetime and lower maintenance versus current launch vehicle engines.
#ceramicmatrixcomposites #focusondesign #space


University of Southern Queensland project to create new class of epoxy resins

Project leader Dr. Siqi Huo awarded more than $421,000 through the Australian Research Council to create single-component epoxy resins with improved storage stability, fire retardancy, mechanical properties.  

Carbon Fibers

HORYZN emergency UAV harnesses CFRP tooling from Voith Composites

Voith Composites collaborated with HORYZN, a student initiative that leverages CFRP tooling and composites know-how for its Mission Pulse UAV project.  

Urban Air Mobility

Overair Butterfly eVTOL to incorporate Toray carbon fiber, resin system

The Butterfly is expected to take flight in densely populated cities in 2023, complete with Toray’s T1100/3960 prepreg system used in the airframe structure and propulsion units.  


STRUCTeam extends composites support for wave energy convertor

Joined by Ocean Energy and sustainability partners 3A Composites Core Materials and Sicomin to cut weight of OE12 Buoy by 30-50% via bio-based resins, recyclable polymer foam.


Notox surfboards combine upcycled carbon fiber from Airbus with Sicomin bio-resin

One-hundred percent upcycled fabrics declared unusable for aerospace applications go through a wet lamination process with vacuum bag consolidation to produce the sustainable Notox R-Carbon products.


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America announces Airtech International as global distributor for NEXX Technologies products

NEXX Technologies’ Enduredge Max modified epoxy prepregs and unidirectional tapes will be distributed via Airtech in the U.S., China, Europe and the U.K.


Glass Fibers

CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: AGY

An S-2 Glass fiber/epoxy material produced collaboratively between AGY and Kaneka Aerospace offers tunable transparency, low haze, good impact and mechanical properties.

Carbon Fibers

Solvay launches LTM 350 low-temperature composite tooling prepreg 

Carbon fiber epoxy prepreg sets new standards in cost-efficient composite tooling with fast layup, fast initial cure and short post-cure cycles.  


CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: Conductive Composites

Conductive Composites expands its portfolio of multifunctional electrically conductive composite materials with a new line of NiShield nonwovens and NiBond electrically conductive two-part structural epoxy adhesive.  
#adhesives #camx


CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: Polytek Development Corp.

Endurance Technologies brand, Custom Polymer Designs, demonstrates CPD 2110A/9234B capabilities in the Composites One and Closed Mold Alliance Demo Zone, alongside featured Polytek-brand tooling board.  


CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: Olin Epoxy

Olin Epoxy offers a portfolio of epoxy systems for challenging applications. Litestone, Voraforce and Airstone aim to resolve problems and support customers’ business growth.
#hydrogen #frprebar #hprtm


CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: Gougeon Brothers Inc.

Pro-Set Epoxy offers a variety of standard and customizable epoxy systems to create strong, lightweight and high-performance composites that can withstand harsh environments.