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Cytec to showcase its products and technologies at CAMX 2014

Cytec will be sharing information on its diverse product portfolio for aerospace, automotive and other emerging composite markets.

3rd October 2014

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Woodland Park, NJ

Industrial, Transport/​Aerospace, Construction

Cytec Industries, a specialty material and chemical technologies company, will be taking part in the CAMX 2014, a composites trade event and technical conference that is due to be held from 13-16 October in Orlando, FL.

Cytec will be sharing information on its diverse product portfolio, comprised of structural and tooling prepregs, resin infusion systems and structural adhesives that are complemented by a range of process materials for aerospace, automotive and other emerging composite markets.

“Increasing composites’ capabilities will involve further advances and combinations of technologies to meet the performance, design innovations, higher throughput rates and cost requirements of the next generation of applications,” said Carmelo LoFaro, Vice President Technology for Cytec’s Aerospace and Industrial Materials.

Key markets and technologies

The company will present industry-leading out of autoclave (OOA) product portfolio and PRISM resin family for aerospace market.

With regards to automotive, Cytec will exhibit new HP-RTM product XMTR50 resin system and rapid cure MTM 23 resin system, as well as the company’s automation manufacturing technology developments.

Cytec will also highlight its tooling material portfolio including brands such as CYFORM and LTM epoxy prepregs, DURATOOL BMI prepreg and CB1100 unique high-grade ceramic block.

Product demonstration

Visitors will be able to learn more about Cytec’s products, with demonstrations of an innovative decklid and spoiler tool and component for the 2014 NASCAR season manufactured by Composite Resources using Cytec’s LTM 12 and VTM 264 FRB.

On display will also be an Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) panel manufactured by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics using Cytec’s MTM 45-1 Out of Autoclave materials demonstrating the elimination of tool side porosity, the capability of AFP for complex shape moulding and the ability of primer and paint to resist any peeling after cure.

The company will also present on two different topics during the conference. On 14 October Randy Johnsen will present a paper entitled Out-time characteristics and determination methods for vacuum bag only processed prepregs. On the next day Randy Johnsen will discuss a theme called VBO is a system – Process, Design and Materials.

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