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TenCate Composite Materials Replace Titanium for Orion Space Capsule Heatshield and Backshell Structure

TenCate composite materials replace titanium for Orion space capsule heatshield and backshell structure TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, has developed and provided heat resistant composites for the heat shield and backshell structure of the Lockheed Martin Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle, successfully...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

TenCate Advanced Composites Signs Northern Composites for Eastern U.S. Representation on New Line of 3M(TM) Tooling Prepregs

TenCate Advanced Composites North America announces that Northern Composites, Hampton (New Hampshire), USA, will serve as an eastern U.S. representative for TenCate regarding tooling prepregs and materials. As reported last year, TenCate and 3M have joined forces to market and support 3M's line of tooling prepregs featuring 3M's patented matrix resin technology. This 3M innovation utilizes...

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Optics & Photonics

Surfacing Film targets vacuum bag cure composite structures.

Designed for out of autoclave vacuum cure composite structure, TC235SF addresses industry needs by providing low porosity, optimized surface appearance, and capability to self level under low cure pressures. Film provides cosmetically smooth appearance over thin skinned honeycomb core stiffened composites as well as solid laminates. Co-curable with 250 or 350°F prepregs, product maintains...

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Adhesives & Sealants

TenCate Commissions New Aerospace Thermoplastic Prepreg Line

Cetex® Thermo-Lite® uni-tape commissioned to meet growing demand for thermoplastics in aerospace structures. August 19, 2009 Morgan Hill, CA - Tencate Advanced Composites USA (TCAC-USA) has installed a new thermoplastic unitape prepreg line in Morgan Hill CA to meet the growing demand for aerospace thermoplastic composites. Morgan Hill is an ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2004 Rev B approved...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Prepreg meets needs of satellite structure manufacturers.

By utilizing 250°F cure temperature coupled with minimal moisture absorption, TC410 cyanate ester prepreg resin system addresses dimensional stability requirements in optical benches, reflectors, and satellite structures. Combination of properties reduces residual stresses in composite components, minimizing effects of thermocycling on these components in space. System achieves 0.35% neat...

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Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

TenCate and DSM Jointly Launch New Product at Milipol 2007

ALMELO, The Netherlands, October 9/ / -- At Milipol in Paris, the leading international trade fair in the field of state security, which will be held from 9-12 October 2007, TenCate (Euronext: KTC) and DSM will jointly present a new armour product in the TenCate Aresshield(R) family. The product is made with the new innovative Dyneema(R) HB50 from DSM Dyneema, which makes it possible to provide...

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Materials

TenCate Composite Materials Replace Titanium for Orion Space Capsule Heatshield and Backshell Structure

TenCate composite materials replace titanium for Orion space capsule heatshield and backshell structure TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, has developed and provided heat resistant composites for the heat shield and backshell structure of the Lockheed Martin Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle, successfully...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

TenCate Advanced Composites Signs Northern Composites for Eastern U.S. Representation on New Line of 3M(TM) Tooling Prepregs

TenCate Advanced Composites North America announces that Northern Composites, Hampton (New Hampshire), USA, will serve as an eastern U.S. representative for TenCate regarding tooling prepregs and materials. As reported last year, TenCate and 3M have joined forces to market and support 3M's line of tooling prepregs featuring 3M's patented matrix resin technology. This 3M innovation utilizes...

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Optics & Photonics

Surfacing Film targets vacuum bag cure composite structures.

Designed for out of autoclave vacuum cure composite structure, TC235SF addresses industry needs by providing low porosity, optimized surface appearance, and capability to self level under low cure pressures. Film provides cosmetically smooth appearance over thin skinned honeycomb core stiffened composites as well as solid laminates. Co-curable with 250 or 350°F prepregs, product maintains...

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Company News

TenCate Releases New Selector Guide for Radomes

TenCate Radome Selector Guide - TenCate has developed a new Radome Selector Guide which provides information for material and design engineers on TenCate's line of cyanate ester and low dielectric epoxy prepreg resins and adhesives. The four-page guide provides a comparison of TenCate materials for high energy radomes used on commercial aircraft, shipboard radar, unmanned vehicles, satcom...

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Adhesives & Sealants

TenCate Commissions New Aerospace Thermoplastic Prepreg Line

Cetex® Thermo-Lite® uni-tape commissioned to meet growing demand for thermoplastics in aerospace structures. August 19, 2009 Morgan Hill, CA - Tencate Advanced Composites USA (TCAC-USA) has installed a new thermoplastic unitape prepreg line in Morgan Hill CA to meet the growing demand for aerospace thermoplastic composites. Morgan Hill is an ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2004 Rev B approved...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Prepreg meets needs of satellite structure manufacturers.

By utilizing 250°F cure temperature coupled with minimal moisture absorption, TC410 cyanate ester prepreg resin system addresses dimensional stability requirements in optical benches, reflectors, and satellite structures. Combination of properties reduces residual stresses in composite components, minimizing effects of thermocycling on these components in space. System achieves 0.35% neat...

Read More »
Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

TenCate and DSM Jointly Launch New Product at Milipol 2007

ALMELO, The Netherlands, October 9/ / -- At Milipol in Paris, the leading international trade fair in the field of state security, which will be held from 9-12 October 2007, TenCate (Euronext: KTC) and DSM will jointly present a new armour product in the TenCate Aresshield(R) family. The product is made with the new innovative Dyneema(R) HB50 from DSM Dyneema, which makes it possible to provide...

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