The latest generation of launch vehicles and crew capsules utilize TenCate's advanced composites. TenCate materials enable cost-effective fabrication of large composite structure using state of the art out-of-autoclave processing. Further, TenCate materials possess long out times, low moisture absorption, optimized tack levels and deliver low void content under low pressure processing. The world's leading and emerging rocket manufacturers specify TenCate materials to ensure mission success. With a comprehensive product portfolio of thermosets, thermoplastics, chopped fiber bulk molding compounds combined with an array of resin and fiber choices, TenCate is the material supplier of choice.
TenCate’s TC275-1 out-of-autoclave/vacuum-bag-only capable prepregs are ideal for use in large barrel assemblies, inner stage structure, cryo tanks and heat shields. TenCate's TC275-1 features high resistance to moisture, good toughness, and excellent capability to deliver low void parts under vacuum cure processing. This product is available in unitape, slit tape and fabric prepreg forms.