Composites

Features, case studies and news related to the growing world of composites.

ARTICLES

Scott Bader Middle East to Host Distributor Conference

April 17, 2014
Scott Bader Middle East recently announced it will hold a two-day distributor conference April 21-22 in Dubai.
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Advancing Adhesives: High-Performance Epoxy Paste for Aircraft Applications

A new structural adhesive for metal and composite aircraft parts reduces cure time and costs.
April 1, 2014

Primary and secondary structures that comprise modern aircraft are typically combinations of metals and lightweight carbon fiber- or glass fiber-reinforced polymer composites joined using high-performance adhesives.


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DOW AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS: Epoxy Resin

March 26, 2014
VORAFORCE 5300 composite systems reportedly extend RTM process capability via an extremely low viscosity for fast injection.
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MOMENTIVE SPECIALTY CHEMICALS: New Website

March 18, 2014
A new website reportedly helps engineers and manufacturers make more informed decisions regarding advanced composites technologies.
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DOE Sponsors Advanced Composites Manufacturing Institute Competition

March 12, 2014
A new competition to provide $70 million to launch a new Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Institute has been announced.
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ARKEMA: Thermoplastic Resins

March 12, 2014
This company has introduced its first range of liquid thermoplastic resins under the brand Elium®.
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The Next Big Thing in Coatings is Very Small

Emerging coating chemistry has shown promise as a potent and affordable weapon in corrosion prevention.
March 1, 2014

History is filled with coatings. It’s not clear why prehistoric painters covered their cave walls with animal images, but today we cover surfaces with paint and other coatings for both protection and decorations.


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ACMA and SAMPE Announce CAMX

February 19, 2014
This new conference and exposition, co-produced by the two associations, will serve the advanced materials and composites industry.
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DOE Announces $2 Million in Funding for Taller Wind Energy Towers

February 10, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced $2 million intended to help efficiently harness wind energy using taller towers.
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Scott Bader Donates Materials for Fiber Glass Boat to Support Breast Cancer Charity

January 27, 2014
Scott Bader recently announced it donated materials for a Pink Turbojet 325 tender boat to be auctioned on eBay.
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EVENTS

CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo

10/13/14
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
United States

ACMA and SAMPE have created a new super industry event that connects and advances all aspects of the world’s Composites and Advanced Materials communities.

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Multimedia

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In-Depth Features

These articles detail advantages and innovations for multiple end uses.

Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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THE MAGAZINE

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI April 2014 cover

2014 April

Our April issue focuses on pressure-sensitive adhesives, including a preview of PSTC's 2014 Tape Summit, as well as converting/packaging and composites!

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THE ADHESIVES STORE

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Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

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