28 July 2006
28 July 2006
NGCC, the Network Group for Composites in Construction, has launched an electronic newsletter dedicated to the use of composites in construction.
NGCC aims to encourage the safe and effective application of fibre-reinforced plastics (FRPs) in the construction sector through information dissemination, education and networking activities. Their new quarterly newsletter presents news, events, technology developments and information on new products from their member companies, including:
The newsletter can be downloaded from the link below and more information on the application of FRPs in construction and the leading companies involved can be found on their website.
Toho Tenax is introducing a high-tensile, highly shock-resistant prepreg that incorporates carbon fibre developed for aerospace applications and carbon nanotubes (CNTs).
The UK's Engineering Industries Association (EIA) and the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) have received confirmation of government funding for UK engineering companies to exhibit at overseas trade shows.
Solvay reports that Advanced Sensor Technologies Inc (ASTi) has selected Ryton polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) to mould protective housings for two industrial-grade sensors.