23 March 2001
23 March 2001
26th April 2001 - Imperial College, London, UK
This series of one-day Workshops has highlighted a number of important areas in composite materials technology and typically attracts 80-100 delegates, mostly from industry. The current Workshop addresses the basics of mechanically fastened and adhesively bonded jointing techniques and the wider issues of design, manufacture and assembly of composite components through a series of case studies covering different industry sectors, including marine, ground defence vehicles and civil engineering construction.
Cobra International is celebrating its 40th year and has commissioned a book that will look at 40 key projects and 40 key people that were integral to the company’s growth. ‘Klaus Simmer and The King Cobra: A breakthrough in surfboard design and production technology’ is an extract article from this book and a breakthrough composites product for Cobra, establishing its presence as a manufacturer of high performance windsurf boards and creating global visibility for the Cobra brand.
Technical Fibre Products will showcase its Optiveil nonwovens at China Composites Expo in Shanghai on 5-7 September.
A team of engineers at the University of Delaware (UD) is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibres, including cotton, nylon and wool.