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Exel Composites to Co-operate with Better Shelter to Provide Temporary Shelters to Refugee Families via UNHCR

Exel Composites has been selected as a partner in a venture aimed at improving the life of refugees by providing safe and functional temporary shelters.

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Exel Composites to Co-operate with Better Shelter to Provide Temporary Shelters to Refugee Families via UNHCR

TeXtreme Enters the Tennis Court with Prince

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TeXtreme Enters the Tennis Court with Prince

Prince has launched the TeXtreme collection with which they hold on to their history of innovative technology that can be felt and seen.

Fiat Amongst First Confirmed Speakers for International Nanocomposite Conference, INC 2015

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Centro Ricerche Fiat are amongst the first confirmed speakers at INC 2015 (Industrial Nanocomposites Conference), an international conference taking place 24th – 25th November 2015 at SpOrt Stuttgart, Germany.

Technical Fibre Products Nonwovens Provide Barrier to Galvanic Corrosion 

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Technical Fibre Products Nonwovens Provide Barrier to Galvanic Corrosion 

Dielectric nonwovens from Technical Fibre Products (TPF) can be used to prevent galvanic corrosion, a common and destructive problem when aluminium or other metals come into contact with carbon fibre in a composite structure. 

11 Composite Innovations to Receive an Award at JEC Americas 2015

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In its mission to spot and promote the most advanced composite innovations, JEC Group has revealed the 11 winners of JEC Innovation Awards.

Premier Upgrade Italmatic Autoclave for Cytec

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Premier Autoclaves and Ovens has recently upgraded Cytec’s Italmatic Autoclave to its Curemanager controls system and replaced the vacuum system.

Barracuda Opens its New Training Facilities in Rio de Janeiro

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Barracuda Opens its New Training Facilities in Rio de Janeiro

Barracuda Advanced Composites has opened its new training facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Hanwha Azdel Add Azdel SuperLite LWRT Production Line to Meet Growing Industry Demand

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Growing demand for lightweight composites in North America and Europe has prompted Hanwha Azdel to increase capacity for its Azdel SuperLite lightweight reinforced thermoplastic (LWRT) composite product at its Virginia, US, production facility. 

Dieffenbacher Delivers the Latest Plant Technology to China

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Dieffenbacher has received an order to supply a fully automated LFT-D plant for China.

Cytec Opens New Custom-built Vacuum Bagging Consumables Kitting Facility

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Cytec has opened a new kitting facility based in Toulouse, France, adjacent to its existing Process Materials site. 

Solvay's Amodel PPA and KetaSpire PEEK Earn NSF Approval for Use in Food Processing and Household Appliances

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The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) has certified seven of Solvay Specialty Polymers’ Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) and KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin grades, under its NSF/ANSI 51 standard for food equipment materials.

Airbus Defence and Space Joins the Altair Partner Alliance

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Airbus Defence and Space has joined the Altair Partner Alliance (APA), bringing airframe structural analysis and verification to HyperWorks users with the addition of STRENGTH2000.

North Thin Ply Technology Plays Key Role in Thin Ply Research for Aerospace Applications

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North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), together with academic and industrial partners, have started a new two-year research project on Toughened Thin Ply Composites for Aerospace Applications (TPCA).

Bayer MaterialScience Wins “Bio-based Material of the Year 2015” Innovation Award

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Bayer MaterialScience has received the "Bio-based Material of the Year 2015" Innovation Award for the first bio-based polyurethane crosslinker for high performance automotive coatings.

nova-Institute Releases Natural Fibre Sustainability Assessment Results

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The nova-Institute has published the first results of the sustainability assessment within the project MultiHemp.

High-Tech SUP Paddles from Starboard Feature a Divinycell Core

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High-Tech SUP Paddles from Starboard Feature a Divinycell Core

Two of Starboard’s stand up paddle (SUP) lines, Carbon Super Flex and Tikitech, feature a lightweight Divinycell core from DIAB, offering high strength with good flex characteristics. 

Fusible-Core Technology Enables Design of Complex, Victrex PEEK Fuel Housings to Improve Aircraft Fuel and Manufacturing Efficiency

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Fusible-Core Technology Enables Design of Complex, Victrex PEEK Fuel Housings to Improve Aircraft Fuel and Manufacturing Efficiency

In the manufacturing of complex fuel housings for the global aircraft industry, cost savings of more than 30% and weight savings of up to 50% have been achieved as a result of Egmond Plastic combining their own fusible-core technology with a high performance PEEK polymer solution provided by Victrex.

Teijin Accelerates its Automotive CFRP Businesses

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Teijin Accelerates its Automotive CFRP Businesses

Teijin has integrated its development and marketing of automotive-use carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRTP), aiming to strengthen the group’s business in this highly value-added form of CFRP.

Solvay and 3A Composites Seal Global Specialty Foams Alliance to Secure Light-Weighting in Advanced Transportation

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Solvay and 3A Composites are joining forces to make innovative specialty foam materials for advanced transportation, offering for the first time on a large and worldwide scale a tailored, cost-effective substitute to traditional, labour-intense materials used to reduce the weight of applications.

Tri-Mack Expands Capabilities to Meet Aerospace Supply Chain Challenges 

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Tri-Mack Expands Capabilities to Meet Aerospace Supply Chain Challenges 

Tri-Mack Plastics believes that it has found the formula for meeting clients’ needs for lower cost, lightweight, high-quality thermoplastic parts and assemblies through a combination of innovative technology, materials expertise and customer collaboration.

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