Article - 29 Nov 2001
Powder injection moulding (PIM) and powder co-injection moulding (PCM) are similar to polymer injection moulding. They are used to produce shaped components from powders and are suited to ceramic,...
Article - 30 Apr 2001
Techniques such as sheet moulding, pultrusion, filament winding, prepreg moulding and resin transfer moulding can be used to produce thermoset composites. These processes can be applied to a wide...
Article - 11 Jul 2018
This article looks at how polyurethane foam can produce more accurate tooling at a lower cost.
Article - 13 Apr 2020
This article discusses how a pitch precursor can be turned into carbon fiber for use in automotive applications.
Article - 12 Apr 2018
Fiber sizing has an important impact on the final properties of composite parts.
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...
Article - 29 Jul 2020
Used in the production of high performance glass and ceramics, sol-gel manufacturing offers a low-temperature alternative to traditional melt-quenching.
Article - 23 May 2001
High purity nickel powders can be produced via the carbonyl process. These powders can be used for powder metallurgy applications. Uses include automotive, filters, batteries and multilayer...
Article - 5 Sep 2021
In this app note, how the Gubesch Group used Optris' infrared cameras in order to reduce scrap in the thermoforming processes of automotive production is discussed. Infrared cameras were used to...
Article - 25 Oct 2016
Series production of fiber-reinforced plastic parts with complex geometries is not only very costly but also requires long cycle times - that's where pultrusion and press processes come in.