10 June 2008
10 June 2008
Hexion has said that all off-list prices for unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins will increase by $0.10 per pound effective for products shipped on / or after June 30, 2008
List prices will increase by $0.08 per pound. This price increase is in addition to the May 1, 2008 price increase. Hexion cite the high cost of oil and gas which has driven increases in petrochemical feed stocks, intermediate chemicals, energy, and freight fuel surcharges which can no longer be absorbed.
Designers at Elemental Motor have utilised tailored fibre placement (TPF) to extend the use of carbon composites in its RP1 sports car.
Porcher Industries and its US subsidiary BGF Industries will present their latest innovations at CAMX 2018 on 15-18 October in Dallas, Texas, US, including new dry fibres for aerospace and automotive applications, the STELIA thermoplastic fuselage demonstrator, and solutions for the industrial, construction and sports and leisure sectors.
Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance, along with more than 15 industry partners, will demonstrate the latest advancements in closed moulding and advanced processes for building real-life parts for marine, aerospace and other markets during CAMX 2018 in Dallas, Texas, US, on 16-18 October.