Exel Composites pultruded rods enhance Umbrosa parasol durability

The Belgium-based manufacturer chose pultruded fiberglass ribs for many of its umbrella and parasol designs to effectively endure exposure to high wind speeds, saltwater, rain and UV.

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Managing Editor, CompositesWorld


German consortium develops biopolymer-based Cellun composite

German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research (DITF) and partners present a conventional composite material alternative using cellulose that can be processed using industrial processing methods.


JEC World 2023 preview: KraussMaffei

KraussMaffei is featuring a variety of technologies, including Fiberform, resin transfer molding, structural component spraying, pultrusion and more.


Creative Composites Group introduces H-5 rated FRP bridge decking

High-strength pultruded SuperDeck Lite gives ambulances and maintenance vehicles access to trails, bridges, boardwalks and sidewalks  


TNL Applied Composites Manufacturing course begins February 2023

Hybrid, seven-session class helps participants learn the tricks of different composites manufacturing technologies from wet layup to pultrusion.  

Ushering in a new era for windows … and more

Ushering in a new era for windows … and more

Superlative stiffness and thermal efficiency could make this highly glass-filled pultruded polyurethane insert a construction industry go-to material of choice.

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Twenco develops sensors for smart molds and process control in resin infusion and composites welding

Non-invasive DEA and NDT Analyzer for multi-parameter monitoring, QA and control, including real time simulation feed and 3D process visualization across and through composite parts.
#ndi #sensors #automation

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Composite rebar for future infrastructure

GFRP eliminates risk of corrosion and increases durability fourfold for reinforced concrete that meets future demands as traffic, urbanization and extreme weather increase.
#composites-basics #insidemanufacturing #frprebar


Continuous Composite Systems (CCS) – enhanced strength and rigidity

With our Continuous Composite Systems (CCS) products and process, L&L Products can deliver a cost-effective, lightweight, ultra-high strength reinforcement solution that brings extensive engineering knowledge, advanced CAE modeling, and the ability for adhesive use in a variety of applications. (Sponsored)


Pultron Composites advances marina construction with innovative GFRP waler

The waler incorporates a GFRP thru-rod and nut system, delivering high flex and fatigue resistance and increased environmental and aesthetic longevity. 


Composite building systems startup launches funding round

Florida-based Galexa Homes supplies pre-engineered wall, floor and roof systems built with pultruded fiberglass composites, looks to expand and move toward robotic assembly.


Kent Pultrusion ships ServoPul machines to North American pultruder

Kent Pultrusion will install two of its ServoPul 2412 fully electric pultrusion lines at two North American plants. 


Corebon expands induction-based composites production into new facility

Results for cutting CFRP cycle time to be presented at Carbon Fiber 2019 conference.
#adhesives #outofautoclave #hprtm


Toyota Tundra composite seatback design awarded 2022 Altair Enlighten Award

BASF, Flex-N-Gate, L&L Products and Toyota limited an all-steel assembly, cutting 60 parts down to four composite pieces for 20% weight savings.  


Gurit acquires majority share in Fiberline Composites A/S

Sixty-percent share of the Denmark-based manufacturer brings pultruded carbon and glass fiber products into Gurit’s wheelhouse for wind blade production.


Saertex expands production range with pultruded planks for rotor blades

SAERplanks pultruded profiles, opening new avenues in the wind industry, comprise heavy-tow carbon fibers produced using a novel hybrid resin system for reliable performance, high productivity and minimum scrap rates.


BASF, L&L Products collaborate on battery protection for the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

Continuous Composites Systems and polyurethane pultrusion system reduces crossmember size while providing strength, stiffness and rigidity to withstand high loads.

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Fibrolux supports Polish bridge with custom pultruded deck beams

More than 16 kilometers of fiberglass-pultruded profiles double Marshal Jozef Pilsudski Bridge capacity and upgrade its durability.

Carbon Fibers

Hexcel partners with Metyx for high-performance carbon fiber pultrusion technology

Combined expertise within the composites industry will contribute to the manufacture of profiles made from polyurethane resin and UD carbon fiber for the wind energy market.



Creative Composites Group introduces product upgrades to combat extreme weather, climate change

New StormStrong FRP technologies are engineered for key infrastructure projects that need to exceed standard resiliency specifications.  
#infrastructure #sustainability


CAMX 2022 exhibit preview: Kent Pultrusion

Kent Pultrusion showcases the electric ServoPul, which Kent says has been distinguished from other pultrusion machines through the elimination of hydraulics.


Pultron Composites introduces the Pultrusion Guide

The free, downloadable 15-page guide is geared toward engineers and industry leaders, providing an overview on developing products with pultrusion and GFRP.


CAMX 2021 exhibit preview: LUM Industry

LUM Industry specializes in the design and manufacture of highly precise pultrusion dies and molds for glass, carbon fiber or thermoplastic profiles.


CAMX 2021 exhibit preview: Scott Bader

Scott Bader displays its Crestabond and Crestomer structural adhesives, Crestafix bonding pastes, Crestapol urethane acrylate resins and Crestamould tooling system.
#adhesives #camx


CAMX 2021 exhibit preview: Elliott Company

Elliott Company’s urethane closed cell foam is compatible with processes including hand layup, spray-up, vacuum infusion, RTM, lamination, pultrusion and filament winding.