14 February 2017
14 February 2017
Gurit has signed a distribution agreement with Barracuda Advanced Composites for Non-Wind Applications.
According to Gurit, the agreement comprises distribution of its advanced range of prepregs and adhesives for the marine and industrial markets in Brazil.
Gurit says it is well positioned in the wind energy market and the Company’s range of advanced core materials, prepregs and adhesives are well-established worldwide across industries for applications which require high-quality, versatile, lightweight and durable properties.
Commenting on the agreement, Stefan Gautschi, General Manager Gurit Composite Materials, said, "Barracuda is well-established in Brazil and their experience in the marine and industrial sectors will help us to further develop our presence in the Brazilian market."
Jorge Nasseh, Barracuda Composites Chief Executive Officer said, “The association with Gurit and the Company`s experience in long life prepreg and adhesives will open up a new growing market in Brazil for marine and industrial applications during the next decade.”
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SAERTEX reports that it has contributed to the prototype production of a wind turbine blade with probably the longest and thickest carbon fibre spar cap made in vacuum infusion technology so far.
Papers are now invited for the 2018 Composites Innovation Conference, an international conference and exhibition taking place on 20th -21st June 2018 at the Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK.