03 May 2001
03 May 2001
Parabeam 3D Glass Fabrics and North American Composites have reached an exclusive distribution agreement for North America. Parabeam is a manufacturer of three-dimensional glass fabrics for corrosion, transportation, marine, aerospace and architectural applications. 3D fabrics provide the fabricator the ability to make lightweight laminates with an integral sandwich construction while providing an interstitial space. North American Composites is a national, full-service supplier to these same industries. Its Molding Products Division is a leader in the production of SMC and other Thermoset Molding materials.
Applications for composites in the sports and leisure sector will be showcased by various exhibitors at Composites Europe in Stuttgart, Germany, on 6-8 November.
Alvant has been appointed to work on a two-year, £28 million project titled Large Landing Gear of the Future, which aims to deliver a 30% weight reduction and assist the aerospace industry’s drive to reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
Hexadrone’s 3D printed Tundra prototype, manufactured by CRP Technology via laser sintering (LS) technology using Windform SP and Windform XT 2.0 carbon composite materials, has won the Red Dot Award 2018 in the drone category.