19 November 2009
19 November 2009
Camoplast is the latest company to join forces on Velozzi’s AEV, bringing its design, development and manufacturing expertise to the project.
Together with Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), Camoplast will focus on molding components from BMS polyurethane resin and fiberglass reinforcements, using Camoplast’s proprietary Long Fiber (CLF) technology.
CLF allows manufacturers to produce large parts using the long fiber injection (LFI) process in which long glass fibers are injected along with polyurethane resin in a one-step process. Camoplast will collaborate on design through production to ensure the manufacturability of the components for mass production.
Camoplast and Bayer MaterialScience have previously collaborated in the development of personal watercraft. “When it comes to breakthrough performance, collaboration is the best route,” said Robert Burkhart, vice president sales & marketing and business development, Camoplast. “What excited us about joining the Velozzi project is the opportunity to reinvent approaches to automotive parts design and production, knowing the critical role that innovative materials play in AEV development and commercialization.”
“Our collaborations with Camoplast to date have overcome a range of design and performance challenges,” said Craig Snyder, market channel representative, Bayer MaterialScience LLC. “We are excited to welcome Camoplast to the Velozzi project as we work to drive innovation in the development of a new generation of super-efficient vehicles. We know firsthand that Camoplast has the tenacity, creativity and expertise to collaborate effectively and drive innovation.”
Notus Composites (UAE) will supply the fire retardant prepregs for the 3D façade panels of the Museum of the Future in Dubai.
LANXESS will be attending the In-Adhesives Symposium in Munich this year with an expert presentation. Ronald M. Emanuel, Jr., Senior R&D Scientist, Global Research and Development Adhesives, at LANXESS’s Urethane Systems business unit, will speak about ‘Unique High Performance Low Monomer Urethane Prepolymers for Hot Melt Adhesives’ on 26 February 2019.
TRB Lightweight Structures is delighted to announce it has been selected by Elekta as one of its top twenty suppliers. The company will manufacture a lightweight flooring solution which will be used in the rooms, or bunkers, that accommodate Elekta’s Unity MR-linac.