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New TenCate prepreg technologies at CAMX 2017

TenCate will be displaying an aerospace-grade access door made with chopped TenCate Cetex TC1100 PPS fabric prepreg.

16th August 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Morgan Hill, CA

Transport/​Aerospace

HP’s latest Spectre Ultrabook utilises TenCate’s Cetex TC920 polycarbonate/ABS carbon fibre laminate for the bottom case, replacing a metal design. “This application demonstrates the versatility of thermoplastic composites in high volume applications like laptops, tablets, and handheld consumer devices,” the company explains.

The part utilises injection over-moulding for fine details delivering design flexibility and manufacturing efficiency. TenCate’s Cetex polycarbonate/ABS carbon fibre laminates provide UL-94 fire safety without the use of secondary fillers, as well as light weight, high impact strength, and thermally insulative properties.

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