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Molding vs Casting: What Are the Differences and Benefits of Each?

Molding vs casting? Manufacturers in a wide range of industries rely on components created by compression molding and injection molding. Carbon fiber parts can be created using either method, depending on the specifications and tolerances associated with the project. SMI is a leader in the production of carbon fiber parts for the automotive and aerospace industries. If you’re considering a partner who can […]

A Quick Overview of the Casting Process

Nowadays, the casting process is useful for much more, such as creating materials, sculptures, and equipment. Carbon fiber products and other carbon fiber manufacturing are all possible because of this process. For the uninitiated, here is a quick overview of the casting process. Casting Process History and Development The origins of casting go back to as […]

How It’s Made: The Art of Carbon Fiber Manufacturing

There’s nothing like carbon fiber. Carbon fiber manufacturing is a unique method and fascinating when explored in greater detail. To learn all about carbon fiber, continue reading below. The Lowdown on Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Like other materials, quality carbon fiber starts with a base component: polyacrylonitrile (PAN). 90% of carbon fibers are made out of that. […]

The List of Composite Materials: Natural Composites That Are Commonly Used

There are lots of different types of composite materials, but what is a composite material? A composite material is a simple combination of two or more materials, usually with different properties used across various industries. So, read on for a list of composite materials and to learn more about them. List of Composite Materials Composite materials are […]