05 April 2010
05 April 2010
JR Technology has signed an agreement with Isojet Equipments Company to become the UK Sales & Service Centre for their range of resin transfer moulding (RTM) units.
Isojet Equipments manufacture resin injection, dispensing, metering and recording equipment. Their units are used extensively in the reinforced plastics and composites industries - most customers are within the Aerospace sector. A number of universities & research establishments have also selected Isojet units for their research and development work due to the versatility of the units.
JR Technology says that this arrangement will enable customers in the UK to receive an improved response both in terms of advice regarding selection and use of Isojet RTM equipment and maintenance with UK supply of any spare parts required and the annual servicing.
Solvay has signed a ten-year agreement for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across Bell's military and commercial rotorcraft programmes, including the Bell 429, 407, 505, 525, V-22, and UH-1.
SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) at SGL's site in Meitingen, Germany. Compositence, BA Composites and the Chair for Carbon Composites at the Technical University of Munich have also joined the alliance, and Coriolis Group and Cevotec are planning to come on board as partners.
With the aim developing a broader platform for additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, the University of Exeter, UK, and Victrex, have formed a strategic partnership to introduce next-generation polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers and composites while improving the performance of the underlying AM processes.