Rockwood makes composite components using out-of-autoclave techniques compression.
Rockwood makes composite components using out-of-autoclave techniques compression.

Rockwood Composites says that that it had delivered its 2,500th part to Roxel, a European manufacturer of tactical propulsion systems. This marks the half-way point of a contract which ends in May 2021.

Rockwood’s parts reportedly include covers and screens for air to air and air to ground missile systems. The parts are made from a high temperature glass-epoxy prepreg using a matched-metal compression molding technique, the company said.

?Rockwood makes composite components using out-of-autoclave techniques compression and bladder molding of prepreg composite material in metal tooling. 

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