According to the manufacturer, some of benefits include: saving time with fewer materials to cut and position; improving part quality with simplified process; improving surface finish with flatter materials; and reducing cost with less scrap and rework.
Combinations available include: 2 & 3 Ply Combo-Tech materials up to 2.2 m (7.2 ft) wide, for prepreg, infusion, and bonding applications.
Established in Luxembourg in 1991, Airtech Europe Sarl is a division of Airtech Advanced Materials Group, the largest manufacturer of vacuum bagging and composite tooling materials for prepreg/autoclave, resin infusion, and wet lay-up processes up to 426°C.
“Our product line consists of: vacuum bagging films, release films, pressure sensitive tapes, release liquids, peel plies, breathers and bleeders, sealant tapes, vacuum bag connectors and hoses, rubber, pressure pads, cutting tools, vacuum leak detectors, shrink tape, PTFE coated fiberglass, tooling prepregs and resins, and carbon and glass reinforcements,” the company says. “Business focus areas include aerospace, wind energy, marine, automotive, printed circuit board, solar energy and general FRP composites.”
The company has six locations worldwide: Huntington Beach, CA, USA; Chino, CA, USA; Springfield, TN, USA; Differdange, Luxembourg; Chadderton, England; and Tianjin, China. Airtech Europe Sarl is EN 9100:2009 and ISO 9001:2008 certified.