Coventive Explains

In which Coventive explains various aspects of composite materials...

What is Vacuum Bagging?

What is Vacuum Bagging?

20th September 2018 Joe Carruthers

Vacuum bagging is a very flexible process for consolidating fibre-reinforced polymers of a wide range of shapes and sizes.

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Compression moulding press

What is Compression Moulding?

19th July 2018 Joe Carruthers

Compression moulding is a precise and potentially rapid process for producing high quality composite parts in a wide range of volumes.

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Chart showing initial results of lap shear strength

Composite Material Testing – The Challenges of Batch-to-Batch Variation and How to Manage Them

29th June 2018 Elliot Fleet

Statistics is a branch of mathematics that deals with managing data and evaluating logically how well it fits a preconceived pattern or model. Similarly a large part of composites R&D and materials science is concerned with generating data and using it to support a hypothesis. The use of statistical methods is therefore absolutely critical to […]

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What is Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM)?

What is Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM)?

25th April 2018 Joe Carruthers

Resin transfer moulding (RTM) is a closed-mould process for manufacturing high performance composite components in medium volumes (1,000s to 10,000s of parts).

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Dynamic Mechanical Analysis Instrument

What is Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)?

22nd April 2018 Gary Foster

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis or DMA for short, is an extremely versatile and flexible analytical technique for measuring the physical properties of a range of materials.

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