08 June 2004
08 June 2004
The Basalt Fibre Technology Association has been formed to provide a forum for basalt fibre technology within the US.
The aim of the Basalt Fibre Association is to provide an educational forum for basalt fibre executives to share ideas and experiences and to promote the basalt fibre industry. Each month the BFA bring high profile basalt fibre speakers to discuss the new opportunities and applications taking place in the industry.
Fireproof applications are covered in a variety of fields from high-performance applications through to construction and clothing.
Membership, effective from January 1, 2004, will cost $2,500 per year. Some of the benefits will include: Attendance at the informative technology related monthly meetings, your company's name listed on the BFA website and participation in their interactive discussion board. Further details were not disclosed.
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.