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Composite Materials for

Motorsport Applications
Cytec is the established market leader in the supply of
advanced composite materials to the motorsport industry and
across all formulae.
Recognising that the motorsport industry is characterised by
frequent changes to regulations, high demands on product
performance, coupled with high service demands, plus a huge
emphasis on safety, Cytec is constantly developing new
products to deliver innovation and technical advantage.
Cytec oers an unsurpassed product range to its customers,
typically supplying 25 to 30 dierent prepregs for the
construction of a single car, with each product customengineered to optimise the performance of structures.
Our ongoing innovation and in-depth testing of new materials,
coupled with motorsport knowledge, helps provide condence
in material performance, delivering right-rst-time solutions
critical to achieving design deadlines.

Why Cytec?
Through our expertise, technology, products, exibility,
technical support and wide-reaching network of partners, we
oer innovation with real advantage to the motorsport
industry.

Cytec oers
Full prepreg processing capability, including unidirectional
and fabric, using all carbon and glass fibres.
Application specific materials for engines, gearboxes,
chassis, aerodynamics, impact structures, suspensions,etc.
Flexibility in manufacture from small to large batch
requirements in our European and USA facilities
Compatible vacuum bagging consumables
Worldwide manufacturing, design and technical support
Commitments to short lead-times from all sites
Everything we do is underpinned by our customer-rst
approach and a commitment to creating tomorrows solutions,
today.

Process Materials
Through our expertise, technology, products and exibility, we
oer a comprehensive range of products which, backed by our
world-class service, ensures that our customers get what they
need, including:

Vacuum bagging film


Breather fabric
Flow media
Combination products

With our extensive product portfolio and customer focused


distribution facilities, Cytec is a truly a global one-stop-shop
for your vacuum bagging materials and consumables.
Tapes and sprays
Fittings and hoses
Hoses, wrap and
connectors

Adhesive tape
Self-adhesive tool
release
Rubber

Release film
Peel ply
Release fabric
Sealant tape

Tooling
Through a combination of tool design, build expertise, and
ongoing innovation in materials and process technologies, we
oer a unique approach to composites tooling solutions. With

design and manufacturing capabilities in France, our sites in


Europe and North America supply an innovative range of
tooling solutions and prepregs.

Aerodynamic

Prepregs and composite materials


Resin System

Out Life (days)

Cure Flexibility F (C)

Cure Method

Tg (DMA Onset) F (C)*

CYCOM 2020

60

176 - 356 (80 - 180)

Press/Autoclave

365 (185)

CYCOM 2040

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Press/Autoclave

430 (221)

CYCOM 997

21

356 - 392 (180 - 200)

Press/Autoclave

437 (225)

MTM28

30

185 - 248 (85 - 120)

Press/Autoclave

212 (100)

MTM49-3

60

176 - 356 (80 - 180)

Press/Autoclave

374 (190)

MTM79

30

275 - 356 (135 - 180)

Autoclave

428 (220)

MTM249

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Autoclave

397 (203)

MTM58FRB

60

248 - 302 (120 - 150)

Press/Vacuum/Autoclave

284 (140)

* achieved using highest cure cycle

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Chassis
Engine/Gear Box/Oil Tanks
Impact Structures
Suspension
High Tg
Prototype/
Heat Shield
Modelshop
Material
Ultra-High Tg
Heat Shield
Material

Resin System

Out Life (days)

Cure Flexibility F (C)

Cure Method

Tg (DMA Onset) F (C)*

CYCOM 919
CYCOM 977-6

30

266 (130)

Press/Vacuum/Autoclave

273 (134)

14

275 - 350 (135 - 177)

Press/Autoclave

320 (160)

CYCOM 2020

60

176 - 356 (80 - 180)

Press/Autoclave

365 (185)

MTM28

30

185 - 248 (85 - 120)

Press/Autoclave

212 (100)

MTM49-3

60

176 - 356 (80 - 180)

Press/Autoclave

374 (190)

MTM58B and FRB

60

248 - 302 (120 - 150)

Press/Vacuum/Autoclave

284 (140)

MTM71

30

248 - 275 (120 - 135)

Press/Autoclave

311 (155)

CYCOM 2040

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Press/Autoclave

430 (221)

CYCOM 997

21

356 - 392 (180 - 200)

Press/Autoclave

437 (225)

CYCOM 5250-4

28

356 - 446 (180 - 230)

Press/Autoclave

559 (293)

LTM45

122 - 176 (50 - 80)

Press/Vacuum/Autoclave

410 (210)

MTM49-3

60

176 - 356 (80 - 180)

Press/Autoclave

374 (190)

MTM249

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Autoclave

397 (203)

HTM60

28

393 (200)

Autoclave

446 (230)

HTM556

30

464 (240)

Autoclave

518 (270)

CYCOM 977-6

14

275 - 350 (135 - 177)

Press/Autoclave

320 (160)

CYCOM 2040

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Press/Autoclave

430 (221)

MTM28

90

185 - 248 (85 - 120)

Press/Autoclave

212 (100)

MTM49-3

60

176 - 356 (80 - 180)

Press/Autoclave

374 (190)

MTM70

30

185 - 356 (85 - 180)

Autoclave

374 (190)

MTM228

30

248 (120)

Autoclave

230 (110)

MTM249

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Autoclave

397 (203)

CYCOM 977-6

14

275 - 350 (135 - 177)

Press/Autoclave

320 (160)

CYCOM 997

21

356 - 392 (180 - 200)

Press/Autoclave

437 (225)

CYCOM 2040

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Press/Autoclave

430 (221)

LTM123

212 - 464 (100 - 240)

Autoclave

482 (250)

MTM28

30

185 - 248 (85 - 120)

Press/Autoclave

212 (100)

MTM49-3

60

176 - 356 (80 - 180)

Press/Autoclave

374 (190)

MTM70

30

185 - 356 (85 - 180)

Autoclave

374 (190)

MTM249

21

275 - 392 (135 - 200)

Autoclave

397 (203)

HTM60

28

393 (200)

Autoclave

446 (230)

HTM552

30

374 - 464 (190 - 240)

Autoclave

540 (282)

HTM556

30

374 - 464 (190 - 240)

Autoclave

518 (270)

LTM26

122 - 248 (50 - 120)

Press/Autoclave

257 (125)

LTM24ST

140 - 176 (50 - 80)

Vacuum/Autoclave

257 (125)

LTM45

122 - 176 (50 - 80)

Press/Vacuum/Autoclave

410 (210)

LTM110

158 - 482 (70 - 250)

Autoclave

626 (330)

MTM110

30

275 - 482 (135 - 250)

Autoclave

626 (330)

EF12108

14

275 (135)

Vacuum/Autoclave

570 (300)

EF2000

5 (hours)

356 - 572 (180 - 300)

Autoclave

A4 Motorsport flyer A2 Mar-2013

* achieved using highest cure cycle

Industrial Materials
UK - Tel: +44 (0)1773 766200
USA - Tel: +1 (0)918 252 3922
Email: industrialmaterials@cytec.com

Process Materials
UK - Tel: +44 (0)1274 550500
USA - Tel: +1 562 906-3300
Email: processmaterials@cytec.com

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