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ACG and Richmond to Showcase Advanced Material Solutions at Seatec-Compotec 2012

Published on 2012-01-23. Author : SpecialChem

Advanced Composites Group (ACG) Ltd. and Richmond Aerovac will be co-exhibiting under the Umeco banner on Pavilion E Aisle 36 Lot Z at Seatec/Compotec 2012, which is being held at the CarraraFiere Exhibition Centre, Marina di Carrara, Italy from the 7th to the 9th February 2012.

Representatives from ACG will highlight the Group's structural materials solutions across key market sectors, and will demonstrate the latest component and tooling prepreg materials developments:

  • Marine: ACG leads the way with its VTM®260 and MTM®57 Series prepreg systems, both of which have an excellent track record of high-performance yacht racing.
  • Motorsport: LTM®, MTM® and HTM® prepreg systems are used widely in the industry, including Formula One.
  • Sports & Leisure: ACG's materials give the edge for improved performance in activities such as cycling, sailing, kayaking, racquet sports and fishing.
  • Automotive: From prototypes to super cars, ACG's proven materials are supplied to OEMS across the automotive industry.
  • Aerospace: ACG's MTM®44-1 and MTM®45-1 structural prepreg resin systems, specifically developed for Out-of-Autoclave (OoA) curing, are used to manufacture primary and secondary aircraft structures.
  • Transport: ACG's phenolic and epoxy systems meet rigorous European Fire and Smoke standards.
  • Representatives from Richmond Aerovac will be on hand to discuss the Group's process material solutions, including a wide range of unique products and innovative services:

  • Infusion: As pioneers in technology transfer, our resin infusion experts can support any project from start to finish, and improve the process and final laminate quality with unique products, such as VMS2 and Infuply.
  • Kitting: With our structured approach to kitting, we can help reduce both labour time and cost. The use of kitted materials increases productivity and reduces the margin for error.
  • Reusable vacuum systems: The engineers can design and manufacture Reusable Vacuum Bags (RVB) to suit our client's tooling. Our RVB can withstand numerous cure cycles.
  • Vacuum bagging consumables: With an established reputation in this sector spanning more than 30 years, Richmond Aerovac continues to be a leading supplier of high-performance vacuum bagging consumables to the composites industry.
  • About ACG

    ACG specializes in the manufacture of high performance pre-impregnated (prepreg) advanced fibre reinforced composite materials. The Group's carbon fibre and glass fibre reinforcements, which are pre-impregnated with specially formulated epoxy, cyanate ester or bismaleimide resin matrixes, are used in woven and stitched fabrics or as unidirectional tape formats across a diverse range of industries. The Group also supplies elastomers, reusable vacuum bags, and a range of associated supplementary products.

    About Richmond Aerovac

    Having supplied process materials and vacuum bagging film solutions to the composites industry for 30 years, Richmond Aerovac has a unique understanding of the full range of dynamic requirements of this industry.

    Source: Advanced Composites Group

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