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A Composite is any material made from multiple layers of the same or different materials which are pressed and combined into a single layer product. They are extremely strong, flexible and light-weight – particularly in contrast to traditional metals. Because of their very strong and light-weight nature, composites are the material of choice in the aerospace industry. Aerospace composites utilise many different materials including Ceramics, Metals and Plastics and use other materials such as Glass filaments, Powders or Flakes of materials as strengthening agents or adhesives within the process press forming process. 

Composites are commonly used as moulded profiles and interior panels for aircraft such as the moulded window area where the window blind sits. These panels can be pressed or ‘closed moulded’ which typically presses the composite materials together using pressure, glue and heat or ‘open moulding’ which is laid up by hand using various components and then uses a vacuum system to pull liquids such as epoxy resins throughout the composite to encapsulate all parts of the composite. Both porous and non-porous Taconic PTFE coated products as well as PTFE Skived film tapes can be used in this Vac forming process. In the closed moulding or press process – PTFE coated conveyor belts can be used in the pre-heating process prior to pressing.

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Product Standard width [mm] Nominal thickness [mm] Weight [g/m2] Download datasheet
40Log in
7025X1000, 1250, 15000,060
64Log in
70251000, 1250, 15000,059
70Log in
70551000, 15000,100
130Log in
138Log in
271Log in
9075-31000, 1500, 2400,223
271Log in
7195 Porous1000, 1500, 32000,640
520Log in
50381000, 1220, 15200,070
135Log in
50581000, 1200, 15000,114
240Log in
Product Substrate Weight [g/m2] Substrate Nominal Thickness [mm] Adhesive Thickness [mm] Width [mm] Download datasheet
A50381350.0700.0401000, 1500Log in
A50582400.1140.0501000, 1500Log in
A50682720.1280.0601000, 1500Log in
A51084550.2150.0701000, 1500Log in
A70391460.0740.0401000, 1220Log in
A70582550.1200.0501000, 1500Log in
A70682960.1380.0601000, 1500Log in
A71084900.2300.0701000, 1500Log in
TacWeld A69 Green3150.1430.0601000Log in
TacWind Brown3150.1430.0601000Log in
TacWind Red3150.1430.0601000Log in
A02SKSW1100.0500.030600Log in

Technical data above is based on our general experience and is given in good faith. We are however unable to accept responsibility in respect of factors which are outside our knowledge or control. All data is subject to change without notice. Some items may not be on stock and/or a minimum order quantity may apply.