Hexcel takes the lead in fast-curing thermoset prepregs, but falls short of automotive cycle time target

Hexcel recently introduced a line of rapid-cure epoxy resin prepregs that can be press-cured in two minutes at 150 °C under 7.31 MPa pressure. These prepregs contain both carbon fiber reinforced polymers (CFRP) and glass fiber reinforced polymers (GFRP) (see the report "Carbon Fiber and Beyond: The ...

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