With help from DIAB and CCG, N.S. Rama Rao Body Works (NSR), Chennai, India, one of the country’s leading manufacturers of road tankers is ready to revolutionise the concept of lightweight and high-strength containers, using composite material instead of metal for the construction.
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Prime Minister David Cameron has attended the official launch of COMPipe, a new technology developed by Sigma Components as part of the €1.8m Clean Sky programme, which will deliver dramatic weight savings for aero-engines, reducing costs and CO2.
Free Sustainable Construction Materials Industry Interest Group to be Held at Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen
On 17th September 2014, speakers from the BioBuild, LEEMA and SUS-CON projects will present some of the latest developments in sustainable construction materials with low embodied energy.
Beakbane will be showcasing its latest lightweight composite guard technology for rolling stock applications at Innotrans 2014, 23 to 26 September, Berlin, Germany.
Hexagon Lincoln has received TITAN, TITAN XL and SMARTSTORE orders valued at approximately US$ 21 million.
Technical Fibre Products Announce JianYe and BluDot Group as Exclusive Distributor in China, Taiwan & Singapore
Technical Fibre Products (TFP) has appointed the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of its Optiveil, Optimat and Tecnofire nonwovens in China, Taiwan and Singapore.
In laboratory tests, Bayer Material Science’s research into carbon dioxide as a new raw material for making plastics has succeeded in significantly further reducing the need for petroleum at precursor level through the incorporation of CO2.
Sierra Nevada Corporation and Lockheed Martin Unveil First Dream Chaser Orbital Spacecraft Composite Structure
Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems and Dream Chaser program partner, Lockheed Martin have unveiled the Dream Chaser orbital spacecraft composite airframe.
Composite Advantage has established partner company FRP Constructors to provide critical on-site delivery and installation services for its Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) composite bridges and bridge decks.
Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax materials have been used successfully by German-based canoe designer Lake Constance in its “Felicity” freestyle canoe.
Registrations Now Open for Event to Highlight Opportunities for FRP Materials in Mass Transport Applications
Registrations for the Opportunities for FRP Materials in Mass Transport Applications one-day event are now open; set to offer a unique meeting of minds, discussing key innovations in using FRP’s in transport applications.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will investment in its production facilities for the 787 composite wing box at Shimonoseki Shipyard & Machinery Works and Nagoya Aerospace Systems Works in response to Boeing's plan to increase production rate of 787 from the current 10 shipsets per month to 14 shipsets by the end of decade.
Sigma Components has acquired RMDG Aerospace in a deal with Tricorn Group valued at £1.1 million.
RTP Company Expands Thermoplastic Compounding Facility in Mexico to Better Service Automotive and Consumer Goods Industries
RTP Company has installed a new state-of-the-art pultrusion line and is now producing Very Long Fibre (“VLF”) compounds at its facility in Monterrey, Mexico.
Plataine Patent Office Multi-Dimensional Resource Optimisation in the Manufacture of Substantially Two-Dimensional Elements in the US
Plataine has been granted United States Patent # 8,798,779, titled "Multi-dimensional resource optimisation in the manufacture of substantially two-dimensional elements".
4D Engineering, the UK and Ireland Distributor for Robotmaster, has appointed Loop Technology, based in Dorchester, UK, as an authorised reseller for the Robotmaster range of CAD/CAM software, for Offline Programming of Robots.
RAMPF Innovation Award 2014, and prize money, goes to developers of fast-curing polyurethane foam gasket.
Boeing has developed a new education and outreach partnership with the American Air Museum and the extension of the Boeing-Air League flying scholarship programme.