Case Studies

Twisting Case Study

composite product dark carbon fiber

Challenge

Textile processes such as jackard weaving require thousands of fibers to be combined into a tight area in a repeatable fashion.

carbon fiber rope

Solution

Concordia Ply twisting to provide tightly controlled, consistent cross section fibers to the jackard loam weave shed.

commercial airplane blade

Results

Thousands of successful parts created with consistent fiber volume fraction now serving the commercial aviation industry.

Twisting Case Study

Challenge

Textile processes such as jackard weaving require thousands of fibers to be combined into a tight area in a repeatable fashion.

Solution

Concordia Ply twisting to provide tightly controlled, consistent fiber cross section to the jackard loam weave shed, significantly reducing fiber damage.

Results

Thousands of successful parts created with consistent fiber volume fraction now serving the commercial aviation industry.

Commingling Case Study

commingle carbon fiber

Challenge

Customer required a structural, highly drapable composite for a consumer electronics application with good impact and thermal conductivity performance.

carbon-fiber-material

Solution

Concordia’s team provided material sample options using carbon/glass/polycarbonate blends for customer trials.

carbon fiber products

Results

Customer was able to conduct comparative testing and select the best performing material for their application.

Commingling Case Study

Challenge

Customer required a structural, highly drapable composite for a consumer electronics application with good impact and thermal conductivity performance.

Solution

Concordia’s team provided material sample options using carbon/glass/polycarbonate blends for customer trials.

Results

Customer was able to conduct comparative testing and select the best performing material for their application.

Custom Fiber Processing Case Study

fire

Challenge

Customer approached Concordia looking for a fiber which was completely covered with a flame retardant material.

carbon-fiber

Solution

Concordia developed a process to extrusion coat the core fiber with the flame retardant polymer.

flame retardant fiber

Results

The customer was able to create a flame retardant fabric using this custom fiber solution which reduced their costs and increased performance.

Custom Fiber Processing Case Study

Challenge

Customer approached Concordia looking for a fiber which was completely covered with a flame retardant material.

Solution

Concordia developed a process to extrusion coat the core fiber with the flame retardant polymer.

Results

The customer was able to create a flame retardant fabric using this custom fiber solution which reduced their costs and increased performance.

Thermoplastic Composite R&D Case Study

consultation

Challenge

Customer needed test panel mechanical data on a custom layup using Concordia Commingled Fiber.

Concordia Sheet

Solution

Concordia’s consolidation lab is capable of providing custom layup schedules, consolidation guidance or services, and mechanical testing.

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Results

Customer received the following:
– Sample consolidated panels
– Process Instructions on how to create the panel
– Mechanical Test results

Thermoplastic Composite R&D Case Study

Challenge

Customer needed test panel mechanical data on a custom layup using Concordia Commingled Fiber.

Solution

Concordia’s consolidation lab is capable of providing custom layup schedules, consolidation guidance or services, and mechanical testing.

Results

Customer received the following:
– Sample consolidated panels
– Process Instructions on how to create the panel
– Mechanical Test results

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