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.
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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
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.
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 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 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, 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.
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 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 is exhibiting at the RCI (Roofing, Cladding & Insulation) Show 2014, taking place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK, from 28-30 October (stand E03.)
Five of Solvay Specialty Polymers’ KetaSpirepolyetheretherketone (PEEK) grades have earned qualification at the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), a leading Chinese aircraft manufacturer, for use on its next-generation aircraft.
International teamwork between Isojet Equipements and JR Technology Limited (JRTL) is set to revolutionise resin applications in aerospace and allied industries.
Quickstep Holdings has been awarded a grant of $1.76 million from the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund, (GRIIF) an Australian Government, Victorian Government and Ford Australia funded initiative under the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund.
The Composites Group (TCG) has launched PremierLT L703S and PremierUV VQH-55S, two new materials to the most recent PremierLT and PremierUV product families of high-performance thermoset sheet moulding compounds (SMCs).
RocTool has signed a global license agreement with Flextronics, a leading provider of global end-to-end supply chain solutions including designing, manufacturing, shipping and services for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
IDI and Composite Castings Collaborate to Demonstrate Lightweight Engine Using Carbon Fibre Composite
IDI Composites and Composite Castings have collaborated to demonstrate production feasibility of a proprietary thermoset structural composite moulding compound.
Teijin Aramid will raise prices for its Twaron products by 7% insofar as existing contracts allow.
DSM Composite Resins is increasing the price for its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by 50-75 euros per ton (depending on product and resin chemistry). The price increase will take effect for all new deliveries after 15 October 2014. This new price increase is on top of the price increases announced by DSM in July and August 2014.
Henkel has developed the Loctite Benzoxazine (BZ) composites family which includes prepregs, infusion resins, film adhesives and tooling materials.
Formaplex has announced new investment in cutting-edge technology with the purchase of a 5-axis gantry milling machine and two 5-axis machining centres.