1 Technical seeds of CFRP in Japan - Contents Company/organization name Subject Prefecture Page Improving production efficiency for isotropic matrix by automatic IHI Corporation Tokyo 1. lamination of thermoplastic prepreg Automatic laminating machine for thermoplastic CFRP preform (form IHI Corporation Tokyo 2. cutting and laminating machine). IHI Corporation Thermoplastic mold forming system Tokyo 3. IHI Corporation Stampable sheet forming (high-cycle forming) system Tokyo 4. Unprecedented new carbon fiber composite with Arkema new matrix ARKEMA Tokyo 5.
2 Resins, and Arkema new filler Manufacturing technology for CFRTP stampable sheet by using extrusion Industrial Research Institute of Ishikawa Ishikawa 6. lamination method Industrial Research Institute of Ishikawa Drilling technique for carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) Ishikawa 7. Ishikawa Metal Stamping Association Press forming technique for CFRTP sheet Ishikawa 8. Weight-saving using a carbon fiber composite thermoplastic resin Ise Mold Industry Co., Ltd Mie 9. (CFRTP). ICHIMURA SANGYO CO., LTD.
3 Long thermoplastic CFRP sheet Ishikawa 10. Achieving weight-saving and cost reduction by combining carbon and INOAC CORPORATION Aichi 11. foam products Ibaraki Industrial Corporation Hybrid molding by combining continuous fibers and discontinuous fibers Osaka 12. Development of a metal die with low thermal strain that enables highly Imai Aero-Equipment Mfg. Co., Ltd. accurate and highly efficient molding of CFRP three-dimensional large- Gifu 13. shape products through hot pressing Thermoplastic composite material in non-woven format for hot press Oji Holdings Corporation Tokyo 14.
4 Molding Development of commingled yarn as intermediate material for high-cycle Kajirene Inc. Ishikawa 15. molding of CFRTP. Low-cost composite material "KMS-6115" for aircraft approved by the Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Aerospace Company Gifu 16. Civil Aviation Bureau The wide range (speedup) molding speed of molding equipment and KAWASAKI HYDROMECHANICS CORPORATION Hyogo 17. molding data logging Achievement of the effects of shortening the process and reducing the Giken Co., Ltd. Fukui 18. cost by using a drill generating little CFRP burr Turning difficult-to-cut materials into easy-to-cut materials using a KITAOKA Iron Works, Ltd.
5 Mie 19. diamond tool Gifu Prefecture Industrial Research Institute 3D molding technology for CFRTP Gifu 20. Industrial Technology Center, Gifu Prefectural 3D molding technologies for thermoplastic CFRP laminates Gifu 21. Government GIFUTADASEIKICO., LTD. Application of an injection press die to CFRP material Gifu 22. Komatsu Industries Corp. High-cycle molding of thermoplastic CFRP using an AC servo press Ishikawa 23. KOMATSU SEIREN CO., LTD. New thermoplastic carbon fiber strand rod Ishikawa 24. KOMATSU SEIREN CO.
6 , LTD. Thick plate using a new thermoplastic carbon fiber tow tip Ishikawa 25. KOMATSU SEIREN CO., LTD. New thermoplastic carbon fiber sheet Ishikawa 26. Research and development of decoration on a carbon fiber composite Komatsu Process Corporation using an integrated molding method for a high-brightness transfer Ishikawa 27. membrane, etc. Development of a new laser welding technology for CFRP composite Advanced Laser Technology Research Center Co., Ltd. Aichi 28. members Simulation of CFRP molding achieved in an integrated CAE environment Cybernet Systems Co.
7 , Ltd. Tokyo 29. (injection, impregnation, pressing). Development of a high-function quake-resistant construction method for Saekisogokensetsu steel-frame buildings that uses the fastening of high-strength fiber Gifu 30. material and metal terminal Strength increase, weight saving, and molding time shortening using SAKAI OVEX Co., Ltd. Fukui 31. spread tow carbon fiber prepreg impregnated with a thermoplastic resin System that performs rapid heating and rapid cooling by instantaneously Distribution source: REIKEN Inc.
8 Switching the temperature of the medium circulating into the metal die Osaka 32. Manufacturer:THERMOTEQ MFG CO., LTD. between high and low temperature Company/organization name Subject Prefecture Page National institute of advanced industrial science and Application of the microwave process to CFRP molding Aichi 33. technology (AIST). SANKO GOSEI LTD. Carbon fiber molding technology, metal die production Toyama 34. Suncorona Oda Co., Ltd. Isotropic CFRTP Stampable Sheet CF / Thermoplastic Resin Ishikawa 35.
9 Development of a drill with a cutting edge optimally shaped for the drilling SANDVIK COROMANT COMPANY Aichi 36. of a laminated sheet of CFRP and Ti alloy SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD Sizing agents for carbon fibers Kyoto 37. CFRTP and GFRTP are continuous-fiber thermoplastic materials in Sunwa Trading Corporation which carbon or glass fiber is completely impregnated with thermoplastic Gifu 38. resin Improvement of anisotropic thermal conductivity and development of new CFC Design Inc. Fukui 39. C/C composite with lower porosity (FS320).
10 Integrated manufacturing of products ranging from formed and fabricated Hamamatsu Technical Support Center, CFRTP materials to molded articles by utilizing the formed material (UD Shizuoka 40. Industrial Research Institute Of Shizuoka Prefecture tape) processing and the TAM molding method Hamamatsu Technical Support Center, Vibration and rigidity control for fiber-reinforced plastic by weaving with Shizuoka 41. Industrial Research Institute Of Shizuoka Prefecture two kinds of fibers Hamamatsu Technical Support Center, Optimization of cutting conditions by evaluating CFRP cutting Shizuoka 42.