Technical Fibre Products Inc.

679 Mariaville Rd.
Schenectady, NY 12306 US

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Quickstep's fast-cycle composite tooling

Composites: New Rapid Molding Technologies and Unusual Reinforcements at Paris JEC Show
New molding technologies seen at the JEC Composites Show in Paris in April promise dramatically faster cycles than are achievable with autoclaves or RTM. One novel technique rapidly heats and cools a thin tool by "floating" it on a flexible bladder—similar to a water bed—that is flooded with heat-transfer fluid.

Basalt fiber

Lava-Based Fibers Reinforce Composites
Reinforcing fibers spun from basalt lava rock were one of the more unusual developments exhibited at the JEC Composites Show in Paris in April.

Product Categories of Technical Fibre Products Inc.

Conductive Additives
Reinforcements--Aramid Fiber
Reinforcements--Carbon or Graphite Fiber
Reinforcements--Continuous Fiber Rovings, Tows, Yarns
Reinforcements--Discontinuous Fibers (Chopped, Milled, Staple)
Reinforcements--Fabric, Mat, Veil, Felt
Reinforcements--Glass Fiber
Reinforcements--Mineral Fiber
Reinforcements--UHMW-PE Fiber