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NetComposites.com Launches RSS News Feed

13 November 2009

For those of you who like to receive your news as it happens, NetComposites has launched its own RSS newsfeed.


Electric City Car Programme Gains £4.5m Funding

13 November 2009

A collaboration between Gordon Murray Design and Zytek Automotive has just been boosted by a £4.5m investment from the government-backed Technology Strategy Board.


Vistagy Partnership to Optimise Composites Applications

13 November 2009

Software specialists VISTAGY and BETA CAE Systems have secured a joint technology partnership that will enable manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace and other industries to boost their ability to leverage the value of composites by closely integrating analysis and design, thus reducing product development cycle time and enhancing product quality.



Lightning Strike Sim to Aid Aircraft Using Composite Structures

13 November 2009

Lightning strike tests of a helicopter at Eurocopter's Donauwörth facility have verified the accuracy of finite element analysis techniques for characterising the electromagnetic behaviour of complete and custom-cabled modern aircraft structures constructed using advanced composite materials.



Composites Pipes Provide Longer Life for the Power Industry

13 November 2009

The Power industry is using more and more composite materials, especially fiberglass reinforced plastics (FRP), for fluid handling: cooling pipes with sea water, fire ductworks, flue gas desulphurization (FGD) ducts, waster water pipes.