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Epsilon Optics Provides Fibre-Optic Sensing for TEL’s DeltaStream Tidal Energy Turbine

Tidal Energy’s innovative DeltaStream turbine will soon be installed off the Pembrokeshire coast, UK in Ramsey sound, where it will be closely monitored with the help of Epsilon Optics fibre-optic sensing technology.

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Epsilon Optics Provides Fibre-Optic Sensing for TEL’s DeltaStream Tidal Energy Turbine

China's Medshine Uses Solvay's Radel PPSU and AvaSpire PAEK in Locally-Produced Medical Sterilisation Case

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Medshine Medical Devices, a medical device manufacturer based in Qingdao, China states it has introduced one of the first locally-produced surgical sterilisation cases made of high-performance thermoplastics from Solvay Specialty Polymers. 

Modular Training Courses “Composite Essentials” Website Launched

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Modular Training Courses “Composite Essentials” Website Launched

NetComposites has launched a new website to promote its range of training courses, titled Composite Essentials, at www.compositeessentials.co.uk.

Sensor System Accurately Monitors Material Level in Pressurised Reservoirs Prevents Contamination during Dispensing Process

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Sensor System Accurately Monitors Material Level in Pressurised Reservoirs Prevents Contamination during Dispensing Process

A new Low-Level-Sensing Reservoir System from Dymax prevents empty material reservoirs from introducing air into dispensing lines, thereby eliminating contamination during the dispensing process.  

Innovative Composite Pallet Gains Strength and Durability from Pultruded Bayer Polyurethanes

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RM2 states it has developed a composite pallet that resolves many of the issues the material handling industry faces related to traditional wooden pallets.

Henkel and Quickstep Present Study of Benzoxazine Components and OoA Manufacturing Process for Aircraft and Helicopters

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Henkel and Quickstep Present Study of Benzoxazine Components and OoA Manufacturing Process for Aircraft and Helicopters

In the study conducted by Henkel and Quickstep, a benzoxazine resin was combined with a rapid heating and cooling manufacturing approach to produce high temperature resistant composite laminates and parts at significantly lower cycle times.

Huntsman Advanced Materials Focuses on New Generation Composite & Adhesive Materials for Aerospace Interiors

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Huntsman Advanced Materials Focuses on New Generation Composite & Adhesive Materials for Aerospace Interiors

Huntsman Advanced Materials Araldite family of processing solutions look to advance material science within aerospace composites.

EU Funded Project COALINE to Develop In-line Coating for Pultruded Parts

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The COALINE project, which started in September 2013 had a main objective to achieve an in-line clean one-stage process free of VOCs and small particles emissions, able to produce properly coated composite pultruded profiles.

Novel Lightweight Shelter Provides Explosion-Proof Protection on Mobile Fertiliser Plant Reclaimer

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Novel Lightweight Shelter Provides Explosion-Proof Protection on Mobile Fertiliser Plant Reclaimer

A unique lightweight explosion-proof shelter for a portal-style scraper reclaimer is being built by outdoor enclosure specialist Intertec for a new fertiliser plant in Africa.

Victrex Awarded High Performance Supplier/Partner of the Year by Ensinger

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Ensinger has named Victrex winner of its High Performance Supplier/Partner of the Year award for 2013. 

Futuristic Bus Pavilion Gains its Strength from Divinycell

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Futuristic Bus Pavilion Gains its Strength from Divinycell

The new information and ticket pavilion on the intercity bus level of Union Station in Washington, DC, US, is a futuristic structure strengthened by a Divinycell core. 

Airbus A350 XWB Containing Hexcel Carbon Fibre and Composite Materials Achieves Type Certification

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Airbus A350 XWB Containing Hexcel Carbon Fibre and Composite Materials Achieves Type Certification

The Airbus A350 XWB containing Hexcel carbon fibre and composite materials has achieved Type Certification, which means the aircraft is now ready for flight operations. 

Marenco Swisshelicopter’s High-Performance SKYe SH09 Helicopter Featuring Gurit’s Composite Materials Completes Maiden Flight

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Marenco Swisshelicopter’s High-Performance SKYe SH09 Helicopter Featuring Gurit’s Composite Materials Completes Maiden Flight

Gurit’s customer, Marenco Swisshelicopter, has had a successful maiden flight of SKYe SH09 – an entirely new, multi-purpose, versatile, largely composite-built helicopter. This new class of helicopters is designed and built in Switzerland and features Gurit composite materials.  

ACIC 2015 Open for Abstracts

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ACIC 2015 Open for Abstracts

The seventh biennial Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC) conference will be taking place on 9-11 September, 2015, at St John’s College, Cambridge, UK, and is inviting relevant abstracts to be submitted now.

Exova Renews Partnership with Hitachi Rail Europe

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Exova Renews Partnership with Hitachi Rail Europe

Exova Warringtonfire has renewed a partnership with Hitachi Rail Europe to provide fire testing as part of the UK Government’s £5.7billion Intercity Express Programme (IEP).

TSE-EcoWinder Resin Applicator Wins ACE Award for Composites Excellence at CAMX 2014

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TSE Industries of Clearwater, Florida, US, has just received the ACE Award for Composites Excellence for its TSE-EcoWinder resin applicator for filament winding at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) in Orlando, Florida, US. 

Composites UK Announces 2014 Industry Award Winners 

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Composites UK, the accredited trade association for the UK composites industry, has announced the winners of its 2014 industry awards, which will be presented on 11th November 2014.

Four Times Formula 1 World Champion, Alain Prost, Guest of Honour at JEC Asia 2014

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JEC Group will be welcoming four times Formula 1 Champion, Alain Prost, as Guest of Honour, to JEC Asia this year for its 7th session, with a day focused on automotive.

Alcoa Joins TPRC as New Tier 1 Member

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Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) and the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) in Enschede (The Netherlands) have entered into a long term partnership to share and collaborate in the development of thermoplastic composite technologies.

Scott Bader Exhibiting BBA Approved CrysticROOF GRP Roofing Systems at RCI 2014 

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Scott Bader Exhibiting BBA Approved CrysticROOF GRP Roofing Systems at RCI 2014 

Scott Bader is exhibiting at the RCI (Roofing, Cladding & Insulation) Show 2014, taking place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK, from 28-30 October (stand E03.)

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