Product

TenCate Cetex® MC1100

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Product description

TenCate Cetex® MC1100 PPS is a thermoplastic bulk molding compound (BMC) based upon TenCate Cetex TC1100 UD tape. TenCate Cetex MC1100 is offered on high strength fibers in lengths of up to 1 inch, intermediate modulus fibers and alternative lengths may also be available.

Thermoplastic BMCs allow part fabrication with short cycle times. TenCate Cetex MC1100 also allows complex shapes to be made with varying wall thickness, integrated ribs and reinforcing structures. Many composite compression molded parts are used to replace metal parts for weight savings or they replace plastic injection molded parts where higher strengths or stiffness are required.

“TenCate Cetex MC1100-4A, PPS, 1 inch” represents high strength AS-4 fiber chopped to one inch (25.4mm) in length.

Product benefits/features

  • PPS based BMC with HS and IM fibers
  • Fire retardant

Market segments

  • Launch
  • Space & Satellite
  • Aircraft Interiors
  • Aerostructures

Details

Product category Bulk molding compounds
Processing Press forming
Resin type PPS
Tg (Dry, onset) 90 °C / 194 °F
Cure temperature (Optimal) 330 °C / 626 °F
Cure temperature (Lowest)330 °C / 626 °F
Cure temperature (Highest)330 °C / 626 °F
Out time Indefinite

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