Braiding 

Braiding 

In braiding, a mandrel is fed through the center of the machine at a uniform rate and fiber yarns from moving carriers on the machine braid over the mandrel at a controlled rate. The carriers work in pairs to accomplish an over/under braiding sequence. Two or more...
July’s Top Composite News!

July’s Top Composite News!

Let’s kick off our newsfeed with very exciting news: Ducati introduces lightweight motorcycle seat support rear frame! Mitsubishi Chemical Europe. Has displayed a lightweight motorcycle seat support rear frame developed through joint R&D between MCC subsidiary,...
How thin are carbon fibers?

How thin are carbon fibers?

The answer is simple, carbon fibers have a diameter between 5 and 10 micrometers. But that is kind of hard to visualize, right? So, let’s compare them to something all humans have (some more than others), hair!  Luckily, we have a very nice picture...