COMPOSITE PROCESSES

  • Prepreg hand layup
    • Prepreg kitting from automated ply pattern cutter
    • Laser projected pattern locating on mold
    • One-time use and reusable vacuum bagging techniques
    • Open Fiberglass, Carbon Prepreg, and Steel / Invar / Nickel molds
    • Matched Metal Closed molds
  • RTM (Resin Transfer Molding) / VARTM (Vacuum Assisted Transfer Molding)
    • Dry fabric and pre-tackified forming
    • Closed and open mold resin injection
    • Oven cured and self heated molds
  • Press and Compression Molding
    • Flat Platen press molding of laminated honeycomb core panels.
    • Compression molding of discontinuous Kevlar and Fiberglass bulk molding compoundsMATERIALS
  • Materials
    • Carbon Fiber, Kevlar and Glass Fiber Prepreg
    • Epoxy, Phenolic, and Bismaleimide (BMI) resin systems
    • Braided dry and tackified preforms
    • NOMEX and AL Honeycomb and PVC foam core materials