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Barracuda Composites Designing Rio City Aquarium

Barracuda Composites engineering division has designed a total of 27 sandwich composite tanks using finite element analysis to be used at a marine aquarium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Barracuda Composites Designing Rio City Aquarium

Ultramodern Spatial Sculpture Relies on DIAB Composites

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Ultramodern Spatial Sculpture Relies on DIAB Composites

Virtual Tectonics 1, a sophisticated three-dimensional sculpture developed by The Bureau of Advanced Tectonics (BAT) and built by Hahlbrock has been constructed using DIAB’s composite technology.

Owens Corning Launches WUCS 9703 Providing Improved Glass Veil Line Speed and Strength

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Owens Corning has launched 9703 wet use chopped strands (WUCS) designed to enable improved line speed and tensile strength when manufacturing wet-process glass veils.

SweetPro to Make Feed Supplement Pans Greener with Laurel Biocomposite’s Bio-Res PE

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SweetPro to Make Feed Supplement Pans Greener with Laurel Biocomposite’s Bio-Res PE

SweetPro is taking steps to raise the renewable content of the plastic holding pans it sources for its 250-pound feed blocks with Laurel BioComposite’s Bio-Res PE, a USDA-certified biomaterial.

PowerWind to Supply Turbine for Welsh Brown Field Site

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PowerWind to Supply Turbine for Welsh Brown Field Site

PowerWind has secured another new order for a wind turbine to be built in Blaencilgoed, Wales, as part of a joint venture between Infinite Renewables and Albion Community Power Plc who have already invested in a number of wind projects together.

JEC Americas, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas Announce 700 Exhibitors in Atlanta

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JEC Americas, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas Announce 700 Exhibitors in Atlanta

The third session of JEC Americas is attracting leading companies and associations to the event which is being held at the Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta, US, from13th – 15th May, and is collocating with Techtextil North America and Texprocess.

Surface Generation Signs Major Commercial Aircraft Engine Production Deal

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IHI Corporation is to use Surface Generation’s Production to Functional Specifications (PtFS) process to create lightweight jet engine parts for a major next generation single aisle commercial aircraft program.

Far-UK Starts Set-Up of New Demonstration Manufacturing Facility

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Far-UK has started the development of 4 new processes under the Composite Innovation Cluster project.

Composites Germany Joins the EuCIA

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Composites Germany has replaced the AVK (Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe) as a member of the EuCIA (European Composites Industry Association).

Zodiac Aerospace and Hexcel present New revolutionary composite Y/C

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Zodiac Aerospace and Hexcel present New revolutionary composite Y/C

Zodiac Aerospace has teamed with Hexcel to develop L3 - Living Space, Lightweight, Leadtime.

Bayer Strengthens Capabilities in Coated Textiles Area

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Bayer MaterialScience has inaugurated its state-of-the-art textile coating pilot line in Shanghai, China, installed new lab facilities, among them a lab coater, at its headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany, which, along with the dedicated lab space in Pittsburgh, US, will allow Bayer to further strengthen its capabilities in the coated textile sector.

Solvay Specialty Polymers' KetaSpire PEEK Products Are Qualified at Airbus

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Three of Solvay Specialty Polymers’ KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) grades have earned qualification at Airbus further broadening its ability to serve the aircraft industry.

Huntsman Provides Advice for Designing Adhesive Bonding Applications

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Huntsman Advanced Materials is offering free advice to designers and design engineers looking to achieve the best performance from adhesive bonding, focused on the importance of designing components for bonding as a recommended alternative to simply taking a design made for mechanical fastening.

Hexcel Duxford Celebrates 80 Years of Innovation in Composites

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Hexcel is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its site in Duxford, UK.

Hutchinson Launches CTeC, Composite Technical Centre

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Hutchinson Launches CTeC, Composite Technical Centre

Hutchinson has launched CTeC, Composite Technical Centre, an innovation centre dedicated to the development of new composite products, materials and processes which, by the end of 2014, is ex-pecting to employ 50 personnel.

Sika Composites enhances Range of Products for Epoxy Composite Tooling

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Sika has added Biresin CR132 ST and Biresin CR136 to its product portfolio, resins which, in this instance, combine to give tooling with temperature resistance in the range of 130°C.

Quickstep Signs Long-Term F-35 Component Agreement with Marand

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Quickstep Holdings has signed a long-¬‐term agreement (LTA) with Marand Precision Engineering Pty.

Interplastic Launches 2014 Scholars Award Program

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Interplastic Corporation has launched the 2014 Scholars Award Program sponsored by Interplastic Corporation in affiliation with the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA).

Methods Workshop to Debut Major New Quick TruCost Release

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Methods Workshop will unveil the newly redesigned Quick TruCost costing software at the Texprocess Americas tradeshow which is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, US, from 13th – 15th May.

DIAB Divinycell Core Saves Critical Weight in Norcos Flight Simulator Design

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DIAB Divinycell Core Saves Critical Weight in Norcos Flight Simulator Design

Norco GRP has opted for DIAB Divinycell core to enable critical weight loss for the Reality 7 flight simulator.