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FLAXPREG 110g UD Pre-Preg Flax TDS826 KB

Specification

Mechanical Properties
Resin MatrixEpoxy
Min Cure Temp110°C
Max Cure Temp150°C
Glass Transition Temperature141°C
Fabric Specification
Fibre OrientationUnidirectional
WeaveUnidirectional
Fibre SpecificsFlaxTape 110gsm
Weight and Dimensions
Width400mm
Areal Weight110g/m²
Product Data
FormatUnidirectional
Fibre TypeFlax Fibre
TypeComponent Prepreg
ColourBrown
BrandFlaxPreg
General Properties
Gross Weight0.6kg
BrandEco-Technilin

Shipping Information

Prepregs are not classified as 'dangerous goods' for transport purposes but they do need to be kept frozen when not in use for more than a few days. Because of their perishable nature, prepregs are generally shipped internationally on priority services.

International Shipping

Because we send the majority of 'dangerous goods' by road, it is sometimes not possible to combine prepreg and dangerous goods on the same order for delivery to some countries. If you want to order dangerous goods items (such as resins) and prepregs then the shipping calculator may notify you that you need to place two separate orders.

Customs Clearance of Prepregs

We remind export customers that it is their responsibility clear goods through their local customs. Any delay caused during customs clearance is outside of our control and as such, Easy Composites Ltd cannot refund or replace materials which are found to be damaged or unusable on arrival as a result of delays during customs clearance.

Whilst such delays are very rare, we strongly advise all customers intending to import prepreg materials to contact their local customs agency to seek full clarification of the import procedure and whether delays are likely before placing an order. By placing an order for prepreg materials, you accept these conditions of sale.

FLAXPREG 110g Unidirectional Prepreg Flax Fibre (400mm)

FLAXPREG-T-UD-110 is an uncured, epoxy matrix prepreg made using 100gsm unidirectional flax reinforcement. It can be laminated and cured in much the same was a carbon or glass prepreg, or cured alongside them.

Whilst an autoclave will produce the best results and surface finish, FLAXPREG can be used in an oven under vacuum-only conditions (out-of-autoclave).

The reinforcement is 400mm wide and available in rolls of 2, 10 and 90 linear metres.


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This uncured prepreg is made using 110gsm unidirectional flax fibre with 50% RW epoxy matrix (resulting in an overall weight of 220gsm) and is laminated and cured in just the same was as a conventional glass or carbon fibre prepreg.

Like all ‘prepreg’ reinforcements supplied by Easy Composites, it is stored frozen (at -20°C) and shipped to customers straight from our freezers however the prepreg does have an outlife of 6-8 weeks at 23°C and so can travel safely on normal transport and does not necessarily need to be stored frozen on receipt.

For a UD reinforcement, FLAXPREG is surprisingly conformable and easy to laminate and is quite capable of conforming around tight and complex mould shapes and contours, as can be seen in the additional image of an S-Bend intake component, laminated using a FLAXPREG surface ply.

About Flax Fibre

Flax fibre is environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative to traditional composite reinforcements such as glass fibre.

Although flax fibre offers lower overall strength and stiffness compared to reinforcements such as glass fibre, it does offer particular advantages in vibration damping and sound absorption, along with adequate mechanical properties and a natural aesthetic to complement its environmental credentials.

How to Process

FLAXPREG can be cured at temperatures from 110°C (2hrs, resulting in a >113°C Tg) to 150°C (30mins, resulting in a >136°C Tg).

Although the prepreg is primarily designed for curing under positive pressure, such as in an autoclave or hot-press, good results can be achieved under vacuum pressure-only oven cure (out-of-autoclave) where the main compromise is likely to be some slight dryness of the surface texture.

See datasheet for full details on storage, handling and cure cycles.

Typical Uses

This UD flax prepreg can be used on its own (in multiple plies) or combined with other prepreg reinforcements (provide they have similar cure profiles and rheology). When used in combination with other reinforcements, FLAXPREG can be used to provide a natural appearance or to add vibration damping properties to glass or carbon prepreg laminates.

FLAXPREG is already being successfully used in volume production for automotive interior trim components.

  • Canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards
  • Skis, snowboards, skateboards
  • Dinghies, yachts
  • Furniture, architectural mouldings, and panels
  • Dashboards, car interior trim

How to Buy

This 110g unidirectional prepreg reinforcement is 400m (~16") wide and is available in rolls of 2, 10 and 90 linear metres.

About Eco-Technilin

With 20 years of experience, France-based Eco-Technilin is the European leader in the technical use of natural fibres. Easy Composites are proud to be the exclusive UK distributor for Eco-Technilin and support them in their goal to make environmentally friendly technical materials as affordable and accessible as possible.

This uncured prepreg is made using 110gsm unidirectional flax fibre with 50% RW epoxy matrix (resulting in an overall weight of 220gsm) and is laminated and cured in just the same was as a conventional glass or carbon fibre prepreg.

Like all ‘prepreg’ reinforcements supplied by Easy Composites, it is stored frozen (at -20°C) and shipped to customers straight from our freezers however the prepreg does have an outlife of 6-8 weeks at 23°C and so can travel safely on normal transport and does not necessarily need to be stored frozen on receipt.

For a UD reinforcement, FLAXPREG is surprisingly conformable and easy to laminate and is quite capable of conforming around tight and complex mould shapes and contours, as can be seen in the additional image of an S-Bend intake component, laminated using a FLAXPREG surface ply.

About Flax Fibre

Flax fibre is environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative to traditional composite reinforcements such as glass fibre.

Although flax fibre offers lower overall strength and stiffness compared to reinforcements such as glass fibre, it does offer particular advantages in vibration damping and sound absorption, along with adequate mechanical properties and a natural aesthetic to complement its environmental credentials.

How to Process

FLAXPREG can be cured at temperatures from 110°C (2hrs, resulting in a >113°C Tg) to 150°C (30mins, resulting in a >136°C Tg).

Although the prepreg is primarily designed for curing under positive pressure, such as in an autoclave or hot-press, good results can be achieved under vacuum pressure-only oven cure (out-of-autoclave) where the main compromise is likely to be some slight dryness of the surface texture.

See datasheet for full details on storage, handling and cure cycles.

Typical Uses

This UD flax prepreg can be used on its own (in multiple plies) or combined with other prepreg reinforcements (provide they have similar cure profiles and rheology). When used in combination with other reinforcements, FLAXPREG can be used to provide a natural appearance or to add vibration damping properties to glass or carbon prepreg laminates.

FLAXPREG is already being successfully used in volume production for automotive interior trim components.

  • Canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards
  • Skis, snowboards, skateboards
  • Dinghies, yachts
  • Furniture, architectural mouldings, and panels
  • Dashboards, car interior trim

How to Buy

This 110g unidirectional prepreg reinforcement is 400m (~16") wide and is available in rolls of 2, 10 and 90 linear metres.

About Eco-Technilin

With 20 years of experience, France-based Eco-Technilin is the European leader in the technical use of natural fibres. Easy Composites are proud to be the exclusive UK distributor for Eco-Technilin and support them in their goal to make environmentally friendly technical materials as affordable and accessible as possible.

Downloads (1)

FLAXPREG 110g UD Pre-Preg Flax TDS826 KB

Specification

Mechanical Properties
Resin MatrixEpoxy
Min Cure Temp110°C
Max Cure Temp150°C
Glass Transition Temperature141°C
Fabric Specification
Fibre OrientationUnidirectional
WeaveUnidirectional
Fibre SpecificsFlaxTape 110gsm
Weight and Dimensions
Width400mm
Areal Weight110g/m²
Product Data
FormatUnidirectional
Fibre TypeFlax Fibre
TypeComponent Prepreg
ColourBrown
BrandFlaxPreg
General Properties
Gross Weight0.6kg
BrandEco-Technilin

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Shipping Information

Prepregs are not classified as 'dangerous goods' for transport purposes but they do need to be kept frozen when not in use for more than a few days. Because of their perishable nature, prepregs are generally shipped internationally on priority services.

International Shipping

Because we send the majority of 'dangerous goods' by road, it is sometimes not possible to combine prepreg and dangerous goods on the same order for delivery to some countries. If you want to order dangerous goods items (such as resins) and prepregs then the shipping calculator may notify you that you need to place two separate orders.

Customs Clearance of Prepregs

We remind export customers that it is their responsibility clear goods through their local customs. Any delay caused during customs clearance is outside of our control and as such, Easy Composites Ltd cannot refund or replace materials which are found to be damaged or unusable on arrival as a result of delays during customs clearance.

Whilst such delays are very rare, we strongly advise all customers intending to import prepreg materials to contact their local customs agency to seek full clarification of the import procedure and whether delays are likely before placing an order. By placing an order for prepreg materials, you accept these conditions of sale.

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