Kordsa's new resin technology for fast curing prepreg systems under 3 minutes
Kordsa's new resin technology for fast curing prepreg systems under 3 minutes

Kordsa introduced its automotive composite technologies providing speed and efficiency in the automotive industry.

 
Lightweighting For Heavy Trucks
Lightweighting For Heavy Trucks

The title of this article inevitably creates a sense of oxymoron, like an excerpt from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet; but the concept of “lightweighting”, now seen as a megatrend, is at the center of Ford Otosan’s product development of heavy trucks. As such, the collaborative work with Kordsa in the field of composites is of great importance.

 
A Customer-Tailored Value Chain
A Customer-Tailored Value Chain

In the ancient fable about the tortoise and the hare, the speedy and overconfident rabbit fell asleep on the job, while the "slow and steady" turtle won the race. 

 
Nylon 6.6 As Superior Cap Ply
Nylon 6.6 As Superior Cap Ply

Current tire production technology and the need for high performance call for bi-elastic cap ply: Nylon 6.6 fulfills this requirement

 
Carbon Fiber / Epoxy Composites: Ideal Materials for Orthopedic Prosthetics.
Carbon Fiber / Epoxy Composites: Ideal Materials for Orthopedic Prosthetics.

Carbon Fiber / Epoxy Composites: Ideal Materials for Orthopedic Prosthetics.

 
Kordsa’s Second R&D Center Gains Ministry Approval
Kordsa’s Second R&D Center Gains Ministry Approval

Kordsa, a subsidiary of Sabancı Holding and a global player in the tire, composite and construction reinforcement technologies market, had had a second R&D center approved by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. The Composite Technology Excellence Center, where R&D and production processes for composite technologies are brought together under a single roof, has officially quallfied as an R&D Center.

 
Kordsa Makes Record Number of Patent Applications in 2016
Kordsa Makes Record Number of Patent Applications in 2016

Kordsa, which was recently analyzed as a success story by INSEAD Professor Ben Bensaou for his book "Innovation Machine" due to its R&D and innovation practices, closed 2016 with a record number of patent applications.

Supplying reinforcement technologies around the world from the U.S. to Thailand, Kordsa created 32 inventions and filed 103 patent applications in 2016 alone. With its business processes based on R&D and innovation, Kordsa maintains its leadership in innovation in the global reinforcement market with 411 patent applications and 128 inventions in total.

 
The Potential Applications of Carbon Fiber in Tire Technology
The Potential Applications of Carbon Fiber in Tire Technology

The potential tire applications of CF-based reinforcements can be given as follows:

 
Paradigm Shift in Asian Tire Makers
Paradigm Shift in Asian Tire Makers

It is always better to review past events and experiences before idea generating about future of tire industry. When we take a look at the past decade, emerging...

 
Strength of the Two: The Composite Component Bus Project
Strength of the Two: The Composite Component Bus Project

TEMSA Global’s first encounter with composite materials dates back nearly 20 years, when composite (FRP) materials were first used for the interiors of buses and the front and rear panels of vehicles. Over the following 5-8 years, FRP parts in buses were replaced with ABS and polyurethane materials. In terms of competitiveness, the topic of light and durable vehicles is a very crucial topic for all companies in the bus sector.

 
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About Kordsa

Established in 1973 as a subsidiary of Sabancı Holding, Kordsa is the leading manufacturer of industrial nylon and polyester yarn, tire cord fabric and single end cord. The success story started in İzmit-Turkey in 1973 with Sabancı Holding’s tire cord manufacturing plant investment.

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