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CAMX Panel: Composites Industry Innovators Lead Thermoplastics Adoption in New Aerospace Application

At CAMX 2022, Marcy Offner, director of marketing communications at Composites One and a founding member of the CAMX steering committee, moderated a panel that highlighted Re:Build Manufacturing, Elroy Air, and Victrex, to share their story about bringing new thermoplastic technology to the composites market. The industry innovators are leading the adoption of thermoplastic materials Read More…

Creating Thermoplastic Composite Parts Using Bladder Molding Process

Technical support experts from Composites One demonstrated at CAMX 2021 how to create a composite part with non-conformed shapes using the bladder molding composites manufacturing process. Expandable bladders are used in this process to make complex and hollow composite parts, for applications in aerospace and automotive. How bladder molding works The CAMX demonstration used a Read More…

Explaining Thermoplastic Reinforcements

Composites One supplies thermoplastic reinforcements and resins to help customers make the most of their composites manufacturing processes. This article focuses on thermoplastic reinforcements. When a reinforcement fiber is added to a thermoplastic polymer resin, the result is a stronger, tougher reinforced thermoplastic that can perform in more demanding and complex applications and can also Read More…

The Benefits of Thermoplastics in Composites Manufacturing

The use of thermoplastics in composites manufacturing is growing due to the benefits offered across various industries, particularly with the ability to be reprocessed a number of times. Thermoplastics are made of polymer material that is malleable at increased temperatures. When a reinforcement fiber is added, the benefits of thermoplastic materials are increased substantially. Thermoplastic Read More…