Product groups

COMPOSITES EUROPE Exhibitors & Products

The exhibitors at COMPOSITES EUROPE provide the latest expertise - from raw materials to finished products. Innovative products, solutions and services from the complete value chain of composites will be on display.

Product groups

1.1 Chemicals


1.1.1 Resins
1.1.1.1 Epoxy
1.1.1.2 Polyester
1.1.1.3 Vinyl Ester
1.1.1.4 Phenolic
1.1.1.5 PUR
1.1.1.6 Silicone
1.1.1.7 Adhesive resins
1.1.1.8 Other resins
1.1.2 Hardeners
1.1.3 Gel Coats
1.1.4 Others Chemicals


1.2 Fillers


1.2.1 (Short) fibres
1.2.2 Powder
1.2.3 Pellets
1.2.4 Other fillers


1.3 Additives


1.3.1 Processing Aids
1.3.2 Modifiers
1.3.3 Accelerators
1.3.4 Dyes / Pigments
1.3.5 Nanoparticles
1.3.6 Dye Pastes
1.3.7 Other Additives


1.4 Thermoplastics

1.5 Core Materials


1.5.1 Foam structure
1.5.1.1 Thermoplastic Resin
1.5.1.2 Thermosetting Resin
1.5.2 Honeycomb Structures
1.5.3 Natural Materials
1.5.4 Laminatable or Impregnatable Core Materials
1.5.5 Other Core Materials


1.6 Bio-based plastics

1.7 Other Raw Materials

2.1 Reinforcements / Fibres


2.1.1 Glass Fibres
2.1.2 Carbon Fibres
2.1.2.1 Woven Tubes / Tapes
2.1.2.2 Braided Tubes / Wires
2.1.3 Aramid Fibres
2.1.4 Natural Fibres
2.1.5 Metal Fibres
2.1.6 Basalt Fibres
2.1.7 Others Reinforcements / Fibres


2.2 Chopped Fibres, Long Fibres

2.3 Rovings

2.4 Textiles (planar)


2.4.1 Fabrics
2.4.2 Non-crimp Fabrics
2.4.3 Non-wovens
2.4.4 Others Textiles (planar)


2.5 Textiles (tubular)


2.5.1 Meshwork
2.5.2 Knitted Fabrics
2.5.3 Glass Fibres - Woven Tubes / Tapes
2.5.4 Glass Fibres - Braided Tubes / Wires
2.5.5 Other Textiles (tubular)


2.6 Prepregs


2.6.1 Thermoset
2.6.2 Thermoplastic


2.7 Moulding Compounds


2.7.1 Thermoset
2.7.1.1 SMC
2.7.1.2 BMC
2.7.1.3 Other Thermosets


2.8 Thermoplastic


2.8.1 GMT
2.8.2 LFT
2.8.3 Organic Sheets
2.8.4 Other Thermoplastics


2.9 Other Fibres, Fibre Products, Intermediate and Semi-Finished Products

3.1 Autoclave

3.2 Closed Mould Processes


3.2.1 RTM
3.2.2 Resin Infusion
3.2.3 Other Closed Mould Processes


3.3 Open Mould Processes


3.3.1 Hand Lay-Up
3.3.2 Spray-Up
3.3.3 Other Open Mould Processes


3.4 Forming

3.5 Tape Laying

3.6 Filament Winding

3.7 Pultrusion

3.8 Press Processes


3.8.1 Wet Moulding
3.8.2 Compression Moulding
3.8.3 Cold Moulding
3.8.4 Hot Moulding


3.9 Injection Moulding

3.10 RIM

3.11 Recycling

3.12 Other Processors

4.1 Surface Treatment


4.1.1 Cleaning
4.1.2 Painting
4.1.3 Modification
4.1.4 Other Surface Treatment


4.2 Joining


4.2.1 Positive Joints
4.2.2 Non-positive Joints
4.2.3 Adhesive Joining
4.2.4 Other


4.3 Cutting / Trimming

4.4 Mechanical Processing

4.5 Other Processors / Refiners

5.1 Machinery for Fibre Production and Preparation


5.1.1 Machinery for Fibre Production
5.1.2 Fibre Cutting
5.1.3 Other Machinery for Fibre Production and Preparation


5.2 Machinery for Production of Textile Structures


5.2.1 Machinery for Yarn Production
5.2.2 Machinery for Non-wovens Production
5.2.3 Filament-winding Machines
5.2.4 Braiding Machines
5.2.5 Fibre-placement Equipment
5.2.6 Tapelaying Machines
5.2.7 Warp Knitting Machines
5.2.8 Looms
5.2.9 Coating machines
5.2.10 Cutting machines
5.2.11 Other Machinery for Production of Textile Structures


5.3 Machinery for Make-up of Reinforcing Textiles

5.3.1 Machines for Cutting Preparation
5.3.2 Machines for cutting
5.3.3 Joining Technology
5.3.4 Other Machinery for Make-up of Reinforcing Textiles


5.4 Machines for Manufacture of Composites


5.4.1 Extruders
5.4.2 Planetary Roller Extruders
5.4.3 Compounders
5.4.4 Foam Systems
5.4.5 SMC (Sheet Moulding Compounds)
5.4.6 BMC (Bulk Moulding Compounds)
5.4.7 GMT (glass mat reinforced thermoplastics)
5.4.8 LFT (long-fibre reinforced thermoplastics)
5.4.9 Film Vacuum Injection
5.4.10 High-Pressure Injection
5.4.11 Gap Impregnation
5.4.12 Transfer Moulding
5.4.13 RTM (Resin Transfer Moulding)
5.4.14 High-pressure RTM (Resin Transfer Moulding)
5.4.15 RRIM (Reinforced Reaction Injection Moulding)
5.4.16 S-RIM (Structural Reaction Injection Moulding)
5.4.17 Injection Moulding
5.4.17.1 BMC (Bulk Moulding Compounds)
5.4.17.2 Thermosetting BMC (Bulk Moulding Compounds)
5.4.17.3 Short Glass Fibre Reinforced (SGF-IM)
5.4.17.4 Long Glass Fibre Reinforced (LGF-IMM)
5.4.17.5 Continuous Fibre Reinforced (D-LFT-IM)
5.4.17.6 Textile Reinforced
5.4.18 Centrifugal Casting Techniques
5.4.19 Pultrusion Techniques
5.4.20 Lamination Techniques
5.4.21 Compression Moulding
5.4.22 Continuous Moulding
5.4.23 Thermoform Machines (Organic Sheets)
5.4.24 Roll-forming Machines
5.4.25 Rolling
5.4.26 Autoclaves
5.4.27 Temperature control devices
5.4.28 Other Machinery for Manufacture of Composites


5.5 Machines for Material Preparation


5.5.1 Material Feed and Metering Systems
5.5.2 Mixers
5.5.3 Driers
5.5.4 Other Machines for Material Preparation


5.6 Machines for Processing Composites

5.6.1 Cutting and Splitting Machines
5.6.2 Machines for Surface Treatment
5.6.3 Other Machines for Processing Composites


5.7 Tool and Mould Making


5.7.1 Closed Impregnation Moulds
5.7.2 One-piece Tool Moulds
5.7.3 Mandrels
5.7.4 Pultrusion Tools
5.7.5 Extrusion Dies
5.7.5.1 High pressure
5.7.5.2 Low pressure
5.7.6 Composite Tools
5.7.7 Metal Tools
5.7.8 Diamond Tools
5.7.9 Machining Tools
5.7.10 Heating and Cooling Plates
5.7.11 Other Tool and Mould Making


5.8 Handling


5.8.1 Robots
5.8.2 Other Handling Equipment
5.8.3 Linking and Transporting Devices


5.9 Exhaust Air Systems


5.9.1 Exhaust Air Purification VOC
5.9.2 Exhaust Air Equipment / Vacuum Cleaning Systems


5.10 Measuring and Testing Technology


5.10.1 Non-destructive Testing
5.10.2 Measuring Instruments - Surface Structure
5.10.3 Measuring Instruments - Dimensional Accuracy
5.10.4 Measuring Instruments - Material Properties
5.10.4.1 Mechanical
5.10.4.2 Thermal
5.10.4.3 Chemical
5.10.4.4 Other Measuring Instruments - Material Properties
5.10.5 Image Processing and Optical Sensors
5.10.6 Other Measuring and Testing Technology


5.11 Machines for Recycling

5.12 Consumable


5.12.1 Vacuum Bagging etc.
5.12.2 Mould Release Agents
5.12.3 Safety Products
5.12.4 Adhesives
5.12.5 Other Consumable Materials

6.1 Panels

6.2 Sandwich Panels

6.3 Tubes

6.4 Profiles

6.5 Containers

6.6 Moulded Parts


6.6.1 Prototypes
6.6.2 Series Production


6.7 Other Manufacturers of Products

7.1 Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastics

7.2 Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics

7.3 Aramid Fibre Reinforced Plastics

7.4 Natural Fibre Reinforced Plastics

7.5 Metal Fibre Polymer Composites

7.6 Metal Matrix Composites

7.7 Ceramic Matrix Composites

7.8 Metal Ceramic Composites

7.9 Carbon Fibre Reinforced Carbon

7.10 Fibre Reinforced Concrete

7.11 Basalt Fibre Reinforced Composites

7.12 Other Composite Products

8.1 Automotive (Cars and Trucks)


8.2 Building / Construction

8.3 Civil Engineering / Infrastructure

8.4 Railways / Buses / Mass Transportation

8.5 Electrical / Electronics

8.6 Aircraft / Aerospace

8.7 Industrial / General Engineering

8.8 Consumer Products

8.9 Corrosion Protection / Chemical Resistant Equipment

8.10 Agriculture

8.11 Marine / Shipbuilding

8.12 Medical

8.13 Offshore

8.14 Sports, Leisure

8.15 Defence

8.16 Water Testing / Sewage

8.17 Wind Energy

8.18 Other Parts / Products

 

9.1. Services


9.1.1 Distributors
9.1.2 Consultants
9.1.3 Research Institutes / Organisations
9.1.4 Educational / Training Institutions
9.1.5 Independent Testing Organisations
9.1.6 Publications / Publishers
9.1.7 Recycling Services
9.1.8 Standards Organizations
9.1.9 Trade Associations
9.1.10 CAD / CAM Services
9.1.11 Quality Assurance
9.1.12 Prototype Construction
9.1.13 Simulation / Dimensioning
9.1.14 Fire Protection Systems
9.1.15 Other Services


9.2 Software


9.2.1 Design
9.2.2 Cost Estimating
9.2.3 Materials Databases
9.2.4 Machine Control
9.2.5 Simulation
9.2.5.1 Finite Element Simulation
9.2.5.2 Process Simulation

 

10.1 Material

10.1.1 Biogenic materials (bioplastics, biocomposites, wood)
10.1.2 Fibers (aramid, basalt, glass, ceramic, carbon, metal, and natural fibers)
10.1.3 Functional materials (electro-/magnetorheological, electro-/magnetostrictive, shape-memory, piezoelectric)
10.1.4 Ceramic (monolithic, oxide and non-oxide, ultra-high temperature)
10.1.5 Plastics (thermosetting polymers, thermoplastics, elastomers)
10.1.6 Metals (aluminum, magnesium, steel, titanium, intermediate alloys)
10.1.7 Technical textiles (yarns, braids, sheet fabrics, knitted fabrics, woven fabrics, nonwoven fabrics, mats)
10.1.8 Composite materials (e.g. CRP, GRP, NRP, AFP, CMC)
10.1.9 Cellular materials (closed- and open-pored, syntactical)

10.2 Production processes

10.2.1 Additive processes
10.2.2 Coating and surface technology
10.2.3 Fiber composite technology
10.2.4 Joining
10.2.5 Textile technology
10.2.6 Forming
10.2.7 Casting

10.3 Field of technology

10.3.1 Plant engineering and production automation
10.3.2 Design and construction
10.3.3 Functional integration
10.3.4 Measuring and testing technology
10.3.5 Modeling and simulation
10.3.6 Recycling technologies

10.4 Products

10.4.1 Parts and components
10.4.2 Semi-finished products
10.4.3 Machinery and plants
10.4.4 Software and databases
10.4.5 Systems and end products
10.4.6 Materials
10.4.7 Tools and molds

10.5 Services and consultation

10.5.1 Vocational and further training
10.5.2 Tests and trials
10.5.3 Design
10.5.4 Standardization
10.5.5 Prototyping
10.5.6 Testing
10.5.7 Simulation
10.5.8 Maintenance and repair
10.5.9 Approval

 

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