16 January 2005
16 January 2005
Specialist building component supplier, Octaveward, have designed a new “performance” window system, Samson, using a pultruded glass/polyester composite.
Glass composite construction gives the frames strength and impact resistance without the need for metal reinforcement. Frames carry a 35 year warranty and have a projected design life of over 60 years. Proven in the extreme climates of Canada and Scandinavia, the frame material meets the British Standards severe rating for wind and water tightness, thermal conductivity and enhanced security.
Octaveward assert that their Samson frame addresses the need for energy efficiency and sustainability, and meets the latest Building Standards requirement for thermal efficiency.
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.
ZSK will hold its bi-annual technology showcase on 21-22 September 2018 at its Krefeld, Germany, headquarters. The Embroidery Technology Show assembles more than 25 exhibitors from around the world to discuss emerging trends in the embroidery manufacturing industry and demonstrate the latest products produced using techniques such as tailored fibre placement (TFP) or smart textiles.
SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) at SGL's site in Meitingen, Germany. Compositence, BA Composites and the Chair for Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich have also joined the alliance, and Coriolis Group and Cevotec are planning to come on board as partners.