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New Hitachi Rail Europe Class 800/801 Series Train Interior Designed With Pedal Powered Traveller Appeal

Working in close cooperation with its design and production partners, Hitachi Rail has developed a PRM-TSI compliant, lightweight storage unit for bicycles for its new class 800/801 series train.

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New Hitachi Rail Europe Class 800/801 Series Train Interior Designed With Pedal Powered Traveller Appeal

Affan’s New Head Office is Built in Composite Material with DIAB Core

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Affan’s New Head Office is Built in Composite Material with DIAB Core

Affan is busy creating a completely new head office, showroom and factory for themselves in Dubai Investment Park (DIP) which will be manufactured using mainly Divinycell P.

Back by Popular Demand, NetComposites Hosts ‘What is a Composite Material’ Live Online Training

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By popular demand, NetComposites will host the a re-run of the first in its series of live online training modules titled, “What is a Composite Material?”, on Wednesday, 27th May, from 13:30 to 14:30 GMT+1. 

Solvay Materials Fuel Breakthrough Innovation of “Polimotor 2” All-Plastic Car Engine

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Solvay is proudly taking a leadership role in the development of the Polimotor 2 all-plastic automotive engine to be tested in a race car next year, demonstrating the company’s unique and industry-leading advanced specialty polymer technologies in light-weighting through metal replacement.

New Board Material from RAMPF Opens Up New Dimensions in Foundry Modelling

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New Board Material from RAMPF Opens Up New Dimensions in Foundry Modelling

RAMPF Tooling Solutions adds highly abrasion-resistant RAKU-TOOL WB-1258 foundry board material range of top-quality board and liquid materials for the foundry industry.

Crestabond Primer-Less Structural Adhesives Gain DNV-GL Approval for Maritime Applications

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Crestabond Primer-Less Structural Adhesives Gain DNV-GL Approval for Maritime Applications

Two grades from Scott Bader’s range of Crestabond primer-less methacrylate structural adhesives have now been independently approved by DNV-GL as ‘Duromeric’ adhesives, suitable for use in the joining of components for marine applications. 

Angstron Materials Teams with Stryke Industries to Accelerate Commercialisation of Graphene Products in Key Markets

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Angstron Materials has teamed with Stryke Industries to accelerate development and commercialisation of graphene products for military and defence applications.

DSM Dyneema Acquires Cubic Tech and Extends Dyneema Brand

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DSM Dyneema has finalised the acquisition of Cubic Tech Corporation, a privately owned company specialising in the custom design, development and production of innovative high performance ultra-lightweight flexible laminates and fabrics.

STENI UK Celebrates a Half Century

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Specialist cladding manufacturer STENI UK is celebrating 50 years in business.

Araldite Composite Resins Set to Revolutionise the Music Industry

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Araldite Composite Resins Set to Revolutionise the Music Industry

Araldite composite resins from Huntsman Advanced Materials have been used by Nägeli Swiss to develop a trumpet bell that is set to revolutionise the music industry.

Haramain High-Speed Railway Station Roof Uses Crestabond Primer-Less Structural Adhesive

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Haramain High-Speed Railway Station Roof Uses Crestabond Primer-Less Structural Adhesive

The umbrella shaped concourse roof of the new railway station at Madinah, Saudi Arabia, uses a lightweight advanced composite solution to meet both the architectural design and natural light access requirements, alongside demanding build specifications. 

Airbus and Terma Agree to Explore Increased Collaboration Opportunities

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Airbus and Terma have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore expanded areas of collaboration in commercial aerospace, building on their existing cooperation in the defence sector.

Chomarat China Obtains EN 9100:2009 Aerospace Certification 

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Chomarat Engineered Textiles based in Taicang, China, has just obtained EN 9100:2009 certification, the European standard that assesses a plant’s ability to meet the specific requirements of the aerospace industry.

New Mexico Department of Transport uses FiberSPAN Fibreglass Decking

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New Mexico Department of Transport uses FiberSPAN Fibreglass Decking

The New Mexico Department of Transport (NMDOT) has chosen Composite Advantage’s FiberSPAN Fibreglass decking to replace the destroyed Piedra Lisa pedestrian bridge.

Themes for International Seminar on Composites Announced

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Themes for International Seminar on Composites Announced

The International Seminar on Composites, to be held in Parallel to Compocity 2015 in November, will cover the three main themes of transportation, construction and industry/energy.

North Thin Ply Technology Provides Proven Solution for Lightweight Motorsport and Road Car Bodywork

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North Thin Ply Technology Provides Proven Solution for Lightweight Motorsport and Road Car Bodywork

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) multi-axial prepreg preforms, suitable for the body panels of motorsport and road car applications, increase performance and reduce manufacturing time and costs. 

AVS-SYS: the New Name for AvSupport

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AVS-SYS: the New Name for AvSupport

AvSupport is rebranding to AVS-SYS with immediate effect, to better represent the increased range of capabilities and specialties that it now offers to the aerospace industry. 

Altair’s Product Development Group Grows to Over 800 Engineers Worldwide

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Altair’s product development group, Altair ProductDesign, has reached a new milestone having expanded to more than 800 engineering and design staff across the world. 

Tecnatom and Alava Ingenieros Join Capacities for the Distribution of Non-Destructive Testing Instruments

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Tecnatom and Álava Ingenieros have confirmed their partnership in the area of supplies of non‐destructive testing instruments. 

State-of-the-art Industrial Park Ensures Polinox Product Quality and Repeatability

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Polinox’s state-of-the-art facilities produces peroxides for all composite moulding processes.

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