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PlastiComp and Xenia Partner to Develop Applications for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites

PARIS, FRANCEÂ- – PlastiComp, Inc., a global leader in long fiber thermoplastic (LFT) materials and technologies, and Xenia, a materials development company specializing in carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites, announced at JEC Europe 2015 that they have entered into a strategic partnership. As part of the partnership, Xenia will develop innovative solutions based on...

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Resins

Michelman Showcasing Reinforced Plastic Composites Expertise at the 2015 JEC Europe Composites Show

CINCINNATI, OH — Michelman will exhibit in Hall 7.3, Booth M3 at the 2015 JEC Europe Composites Show being held in Paris, France from March 10-12, 2015 where Hydrosize®, the company’s flagship brand of fiber sizings will be featured. Hydrosize, along with Michelman’s complementary products, help composite manufacturers develop stronger, lighter, more durable and effective products. As...

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Guardrails and Railings

AXION Builds STRUXURE® Boardwalk in Canada

New Commercial Boardwalk System Used In Rehabilitation Project Built In Environmentally Sensitive Area in Canada ZANESVILLE, Ohio –Â- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and polymer composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, announced today that its STRUXURE® Commercial Boardwalk...

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Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.
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Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.

By producing smooth finish on external surfaces, Velocity® Series of High-flow Nylon 6 and 66 LFT Composites facilitate injection molding of high glass or carbon fiber content materials. Resin-rich surface free of fibers makes colors appear vibrant, is capable of holding fine embossed details, and virtually eliminates need for any type of secondary finishing operations.

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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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Composite Materials create functional prototypes.

Available for ProJet® 5500X composite 3D printer, VisiJet® Functional Elastomers give users versatility to create models, functional prototypes, and end-use parts with multiple material printing. Flexible materials, available in black and translucent, offer Shore A value starting at 30 and rise in increments of 10. Combining materials with VisiJet ABS-like white or VisiJet...

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Historic Ohio Bridge Gets Robust, Low Maintenance Replacement with Fiberspan Decking
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Historic Ohio Bridge Gets Robust, Low Maintenance Replacement with Fiberspan Decking

DAYTON, Ohio – During the Roaring Twenties, Sandy Beach Bridge connected the two sides of the Sandy Beach Amusement Park supporting heavy pedestrian traffic. The Indian Lake, Ohio pedestrian bridge, once part of Ohio’s Million Dollar Playground, fell into disrepair along with the park in the 1960s. The property was purchased in 1981 for development, but the cost required to restore the...

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AXION Builds STRUXURE® Wetlands Walkway with Centerville-Washington, Ohio Park District
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AXION Builds STRUXURE® Wetlands Walkway with Centerville-Washington, Ohio Park District

New Commercial Boardwalk System Built in Western Ohio ZANESVILLE, OhioÂ- – AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and polymer composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, announced today that its STRUXURE® Commercial Boardwalk products were used by the Centerville-Washington Park...

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Thermoplastic Composites combine long glass and carbon fiber.
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Thermoplastic Composites combine long glass and carbon fiber.

Suitable for consumer and sporting goods, Hybrid Thermoplastic Composites combine long glass fiber and long carbon fiber reinforcement together in single, ready-to-mold composite pellet. Nylon 6/6 hybrid 40% long glass+carbon fiber reinforced composite with 20% carbon fiber and 20% glass fiber has tensile strength of 41,200 psi and flexural modulus of 2,600 ksi. Inclusion of long glass fiber...

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Composite Pellet acts as drop-in die-cast magnesium substitute.
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Composite Pellet acts as drop-in die-cast magnesium substitute.

ComplÃ-©t® LFT duplicates mechanical and electrical properties of magnesium in injection molding or extrusion materials that offer up to 40% reductions in weight. Matching mechanical performance of pressure die-cast magnesium and aluminum with tensile modulus up to 42,000 MPa, pellets offer surface resistivity down to 0.2 Ω/sq and EMI shielding capabilities from 60–80 dB....

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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money
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How SpinSelect Can Save You Time and Money

Thanks to the unique SpinSelect™ Multi-Pocket selectable quick change tool holder, it's time to rethink the range, complexity and volume of parts that your lathe can produce. Our Spin-Select™ tool was created to increase productivity and consistency by decreasing downtime associated with lathe cutting tool and insert setups or changeovers. This product is a game-changer for the industry and we're pleased to show you why.

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