Cytec Industries Features Composite Parts at SAMPE’ Spring Conference

Cytec Industries will feature a range of advanced composite and process material at SAMPE’s Spring Conference in Long Beach, California May 6-9, 2013. Visitors can learn more about Cytec’s composite materials and associated businesses at Booth I11.

The booth will have information about Cytec’s state-of-the-art prepreg and resin systems, including CYCOM®, LTM®, MTM® and HTM® in- and out-of-autoclave products, and PRISM® resin infusion systems, as well as SURFACEMASTER® advanced surfacing films and the BR® water-based primer. Cytec will also showcase a wide range of premier vacuum bagging consumables for aerospace and industrial markets.

Cytec will feature a single-piece air extractor (hood scoop) used on General Motors’ 2012MY Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Manufactured by deBotech Inc. using Cytec’s MTM®57 series carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy prepreg, the air extractor was formed on Cytec’s low temperature molding LTM®12 tooling material. MTM 57 was chosen for its exceptional resin clarity and ability to produce an aesthetically-pleasing, rigid structure directly from the mold, with very minimal reworking requirements.

Cytec will also showcase its newest corrosion-inhibiting, modified-epoxy bonding primer, BR® 252. The product is specifically formulated to address emerging environmental, health and safety standards. BR 252 provides excellent adhesion and corrosion protection and mechanical properties equal to solvent-based primer systems. It is compatible with most 121°C – 177°C curing adhesives and has a wide curing window and long out time.

Cytec provides advanced composite and process materials for aerospace, automotive, wind energy, motorsport, marine, mass transportation and other demanding applications. Our focus on technology and application expertise allows customers to adopt more efficient manufacturing approaches. Our product portfolio supports the end-to-end manufacturing of composite parts and includes tooling, fiber, prepregs, resin systems, vacuum bagging, adhesives and surfacing films.

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