09 April 2007
09 April 2007
Gurit will be presenting a series of products for the marine, automotive and wind energy markets at the JEC 2007 exhibition in Paris from 3rd – 5th April.
The latest addition to porfolio of marine technologies is ST70. This structural laminating product, part of the patented Sprint range, produces a reduction in cure temperature to 70°C. ST70 is said to provide excellent mechanical properties, long outlife and ultra-low void content laminates from vacuum-bag-only processing. ST70 is suitable for use in the high volume manufacture of hulls, decks and bulkheads.
Gurit’s development of a composite automotive package took a significant step in 2006 with a joint technology program between the company and one of the world’s most prestigious OEM's (Original Equipment Manufacturer). Gurit will start the supply of parts from a dedicated new facility at its UK site during 2007
Gurit has developed an all-in-one, in-mould surfacing solution for wind turbine blade production. Sprint IPT (Integrated Primer Technology) combines Sprint triax with a high performance surfacing technology, replacing the need for individual triax and coating materials. IPT technology incorporates a compatible toughened, abradable, surfacing film which when cured provides a direct paintable surface. This eliminates the need for a process coat in turbine blade production, thus saving considerable production lay-up time and cost.
For more information about these products please visit Gurit at JEC on Stand F06.
Cobra International will showcase a range of composite products at CAMX 2018, including carbon fibre components for the automotive, transportation, marine, water sports and luxury sectors.
The American Composites Manufacturers Association participated in a roundtable discussion about the IMAGINE Act. Known as the Innovative Materials in American Growth and Infrastructure, Newly Expanded (IMAGINE) Act, the new bill is designed to promote the increased use of innovative materials like fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, as well as new manufacturing methods to accelerate the deployment and extend the life of infrastructure projects.
After the collapse of a drinking water pipeline in downtown Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Insituform was contracted to reline a close to 100 year old pipe underneath one of the canals. Water was restored successfully within five days, with minimal impact on traffic and the environment.