Styrene Emissions Reduction Strategies

As composites manufacturers keep pace with market opportunities, there is an ongoing shift toward advanced process methodology to meet product demands. Composites industry news and market reports orbit...

A Primer on Composites with Basalt Fiber

Want a better understanding of when and where to use basalt fiber composites and how basalt can be used to achieve your manufacturing goals? Listen to the webinar, A Primer on Composites with Basalt Fiber, and...

A Look at RIM Overmolding

Until recently, manufacturers of plastic and FRP parts had limited choices for Class A in-mold coating solutions and, as a result, had to rely heavily on post-mold, liquid-applied coatings. In the case of...
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Benchmarking for Compounding SMC

Continuous improvement programs tend to focus on internally identified opportunities and solutions. After the “low hanging fruit” is plucked, further opportunities are progressively more difficult to...
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Mold Making and Maintenance

In the November/December 2017 issue of Composites Manufacturing, we focused on choices and considerations in building glass fiber reinforced molds. In this follow-up column, we will discuss actual mold...