Composites

Nanocomposite delivers extreme fracture toughness.

Toughened with carbon nanotubes, ArovexÂ-® HT features Kentera™ technology, which acts as bridge between carbon nanomaterials and resin matrix. Kentera effectively disperses nanomaterials, allowing their mechanical property advantages to transfer loads from resin matrix to fibers, resulting in stronger products. Prepreg optimizes durability of carbon fiber products found in sporting goods,...

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Objet Adds New Improved Rigid Black Material and 16 New Rigid/Rubber-Like Composites Bringing the Full Objet Range to 123 Materials

Objet Adds New Improved Rigid Black Material and 16 New Rigid/Rubber-Like Composites Bringing the Full Objet Range to 123 Materials

REHOVOT, Israel - Â- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚-  - New Rigid Black material enables printing of 3D models with enhanced dimensional stability and surface smoothness. Â- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚- Ã‚-  - New Objet Digital Material composites can simulate polypropylene and range of flexibilities from Shore 27 - 95. Objet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing...

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Grafen Chemical Industries Co. Selects Angstron Materials Graphene for Polymer Nanocomposite EMI Application

DAYTON, Ohio — Grafen Chemical Industries Co. has selected Angstron Materials' graphene material for a polymer nanocomposite application for electromagnetic shielding material. The Ankara, Turkey-based company is using both pristine and oxidized graphene products from Angstron to commercialize its EMI product for full-scale production. Grafen Chemical Industries (GCI) is a leader in the...

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Arkema Launches Specialty Polyamides Med Grades for Medical Market and Appoints Velox as Exclusive European Distributor

COLOMBES, FRANCE - Arkema is committed to provide the highest quality material for the medical market; this is why almost 10 years ago Arkema began to introduce MED grades for some of its Specialty Polyamides products. An extensive range of MED grades is now available for its main product lines (PebaxÂ-® SA 01MED, RilsanÂ-® MED, and RilsamidÂ-® MED) that Arkema will sell exclusively...

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Peristaltic Pump Vs. i-FILL® Technology
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Peristaltic Pump Vs. i-FILL® Technology

Intellitech's advanced i-FILL® pumps are used by companies working in some of the world's most demanding sectors, delivering innovative, highly accurate and repeatable results, ensuring ultimate reliability and ease of use for all of our clients.

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Ticona to Exhibit Engineering Polymers and Composites at CORROSION 2012

Ticona Engineering Polymers is showcasing its high-performance engineering polymers and continuous fiber reinforced composites for the most extreme and challenging oil and gas operating environments at Booth # 2004 during NACE International's CORROSION 2012 Conference & Expo from March 12 to 15 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. The Ticona exhibit will highlight...

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Victrex Polymer Solutions Reinforces Its Focus on Composites

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions has strengthened its composites business focus and has established a worldwide task force to offer an array of technical resources to assist engineers both at the processor and end-user level in order to address specific requirements within the composite area. The pressure to reduce weight, enhance reliability and durability, reduce...

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Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites enhance medical components.

Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites enhance medical components.

Stock shapes made using chemical-resistant and radiolucent TECATEC series consist of thermoplastic matrix and woven fabric of carbon fiber bundles. TECATEC PEEK CW50 is manufactured using matrix polymer VICTREXÂ-® PEEK(TM), which is then compressed with laminated woven carbon fabric mats. Also available, TECATEC PEKK CW60 consists of polyetherketoneketone matrix (PEKK) laminated with 60%...

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Advanced Composite Group Ltd. and Integran Technologies Win JEC 2011 Composite Innovation Award - Equipment Category

Advanced Composites Group Ltd. (ACG), part of Umeco Composites Structural Materials (UCSM) - a Division of Umeco plc, along with Integran Technologies Inc., a world leader in Nanovate nanometal materials, have won the JEC 2011 Composite Innovation Award - Equipment Category for Carbovar - Nanovate -NV surface composite tooling. The innovation combines the hardness, durability and damage tolerance...

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Lee Spring Leaps to the Top of Its Game with First-Ever Springs Molded from SABIC Innovative Plastics' Ultra-Tough Ultem* Resin

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Lee Spring, a leading global manufacturer of mechanical springs since 1918, has leaped past its competition with a totally new technology - LeeP(TM) plastic composite springs molded from SABIC Innovative Plastics' Ultem* resin. Among the first springs ever made with high-performance, engineered plastic, LeeP compression springs provide critical advantages over traditional...

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