BioBuild, a European Commission funded project coordinated by NetComposites, is organising a free event which will allow delegates to meet the project partners, creating the opportunity to better understand the project, its current development and potential output for the construction industry.
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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering claim to have developed computational models to design a new polymer gel that would enable complex materials to regenerate themselves.
PlastiComp claims it has developed the next generation in long fibre reinforced nylon composite pellets (LFT-PA composites).
Kaman Announces New Agreement with Boeing for the Manufacture and Assembly of 747-8 Wing-to-Body Fairing
Kaman has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Boeing for the manufacture and assembly of two major sections of the 747-8 Wing-to-Body Fairing.
Materials Sciences Corporation (MSC) states it will establish a new manufacturing operation in Greenville County, South Carolina, US, investing $1 million and creating 23 new jobs.
SGL and the Gruschwitz Group state they signed a cooperation agreement to develop and market high-performance carbon fibre yarns.
New Airbus A400M military transport aircraft features composite fuselage ice protection plates made with glass fabric-based Fortron polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Celanese.
Quickstep has been awarded a AUD$1million grant from the Australian government through the Department of Defence’s New Air Combat Capability Industry Support Program.
Forward Composites won the 'Business of the Year Award' at this year's Hunts Business Award ceremony.
The event, which took place on 12 – 13 November at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, recorded a total attendance of some 12,000 coming from all tiers and parts of the advanced engineering supply chain.
The company states that a vast majority of the site’s ground works has been completed.
The company says AceBlade is a unidirectional glass fibre reinforcement with superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties.
The EPSRC CDT in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT) and the EPSRC Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC) in Composites Manufacture have secured renewed funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
The company states the new site will primarily build Composite Systems for the European needs of the business to provide capacity for business growth.
TenCate Advanced Composites, a supplier of advanced composite materials to Lockheed Martin, says it is proud to be supporting NASA on the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter that was successfully launched this week.
VELOX has announced a partnership with Umicore to distribute its accelerators range.
Five member companies of the AVK were awarded the new quality seal for manufacturing composite components using the hand lay-up and spray-up techniques – known as "open processes" – during the meeting of AVK members on 17 September 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Oxeon claim that its carbon reinforcements have been by the most successful teams and drivers in this year’s Formula 1 season.
OSIRYS Project Gains EC Funding for Research into Forest-based Biocomposites for Facades and Interior Partitions
The OSIRYS project will look to improve indoor environmental quality and energy efficiency by developing forest-based biocomposites and products for facades and interior partitions to be applied in retrofitting and new building construction.
By joining the National Composites Centre (NCC), GE says it is positioning two of its GE Aviation businesses for a key role in this industry and academia cooperation.