Articles related to:

process content

Resin transfer molding benefitting auto industry in 2019

Composite materials are made using a variety of processes. However, one process that may see increased use in the automotive industry in 2019 is resin transfer molding. The increase in the use of this process is primarily due to the benefits it offers to this industry. Some of the benefits resin transfer molding is bringing Read More…

Use of compression molding by auto industry picks up in 2019

Composites have been steadily making inroads into the automotive industry for years now. However, this year may see more composite components hitting the road than any other. Many composite parts are being developed or produced for 2019 vehicle models, and compression molding is one of the composite component production processes being used to create these Read More…

Why reusable bag molding to produce composite components

Composites have an important role in many industries. Automotive, industrial and energy industries all use composite parts for a variety of reasons. Composites are corrosion-resistant, lightweight, strong and easy to mold. However, producing composites can be messy and expensive if done with the traditional open molding process. Open molding is useful primarily for large scale Read More…

Making large composites with closed mold processes

While it’s possible and common to manufacture goods by connecting several composite components together, sometimes you need one large, solid material. Traditionally, large-scale composites would be produced using open molding. This is a flexible form of producing composites that can be used for a variety of large-scale materials. However, open molding results in material waste Read More…

Shaping the automotive industry with vacuum infusion composites

Automotive manufacturers have a lot of demands to meet. Their consumers want quality products at affordable prices, while investors want to make profits. This means that automotive manufacturers need to use the most optimal methods for producing quality automotive components. The automotive industry uses a lot of composite materials in its structural and mechanical components, Read More…

Why aerospace industries are learning to love the vacuum infusion process

The low weight and high strength of composites make them optimal for aerospace and aviation technology. Composites are commonly used in structural components of aircraft, as well as in the mechanical components. When producing composites to meet the demands of the aerospace and aviation industries, manufacturers must turn to the best methods. This is why Read More…

Composite wings are easier to produce with vacuum infusion

Aircraft manufacturers have discussed using composite processes that don’t require an autoclave to speed up component production. Now, composite wings are being produced using a completely out of autoclave (OOA) process called vacuum infusion. Why vacuum infusion speeds up composite wing production Vacuum infusion is a process that uses a mold and vacuum bag to Read More…

Vacuum bag process helps create composite prosthetics

Composites are created using a variety of processes. One of the most common composite production processes is the vacuum bag process, which is also known as vacuum bagging. Composites can be created in a variety of helpful forms using this process, including composite prosthetic limbs for the physically handicapped. How vacuum bag process helps create Read More…

Modern Uses of Composite Filament Winding

Filament winding is a process that’s been used to create composite products for more than 70 years now. This process has a reputation for producing composite products that are both strong and lightweight quickly and cost-effectively. Modernized versions of filament winding are being used today to create many types of modern composite products. Some modern Read More…

Some of the Benefits Offered by Pultruded Gratings

The process of pultrusion can make many different kinds of composite products. Pultrusion has been used to create everything from composite rebar two composite I-beams. Now, this process is being used to create composite gratings that have many benefits for their users. The benefits that pultruded gratings offer Pultrusion is a multi-step process used to Read More…

What Continuous Compression Molding Can Create

Composite materials are now being used to create better interior aircraft brackets thanks to the continuous compression molding process. Indeed, this process and the composite brackets it creates are bringing several benefits to the manufacturers of modern aircraft. Benefits of composite interior brackets made with continuous compression molding Composite materials have seen significantly increased use Read More…

The Benefits of Pultrusion Composites In Mass Transit Buses

When you step on the bus in the morning and head off to work or school, you probably don’t think about pultrusion at all. In fact, you may not even know what this process is or how it’s used. However, thanks to the pultrusion process, your bus is able to take advantage of the benefits Read More…

How Closed Mold Process Composites Benefit Wind Turbines

Closed mold processes produces a growing number of composite products for sectors of the U. S. economy such as the automotive industry and the energy production industry to name a few.  However, one of the biggest beneficiaries of components produced by this process has been the industrial wind turbine and its blades.  The Benefits of Read More…