Fibers used to reinforce composites are supplied directly by fiber manufacturers and indirectly by converters in a number of different forms, which vary depending on the application. Here's a guide to what's available.
Ultra-high-performance powerboat achieves high weight reduction with carbon fiber sandwich construction of the deck, internal structure and the complete hull surface.
Current Inc. produces thermoset-based products such as tubing rods, sheets and more with high electrical and mechanical characteristics and different color combinations.
GRP Solutions will distribute Airtech’s vacuum bagging and composite tooling materials.
Qarbon Aerospace exhibits its capabilities in manufacturing composite components and assemblies, highlighting its proficiencies in major assembly and systems integration, automated layup, hand layup, high-temp composites and core fabrication.
Airborne’s Automated Ply Placement and Automated Edge Sealing technologies aim to ensure constant, repeatable and flexible production of complex composite products.
Suitable for prepreg and dry fiber materials, FibreFORM is capable of picking, placing and laying up composite plies with high accuracy and precision, with three times the speed of manual layup.