25 June 2010
25 June 2010
Advanced Material Concepts has opened a new advanced production facility to design and manufacture niche composite material products for automotive, aerospace and marine applications.
The company says that its new 5,500 sq. ft. manufacturing facility is equipped with the latest CNC 4-axis mould making milling machines, CNC lathes, 3D CNC routers, 3D digital scanning laser lab and state of the art 3D CAD/CAM computer design software, and that it can offer full turnkey application development right from concept through to design and prototype manufacture.
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.
Fibrelite reports that since the start of its partnership with Trenwa more than 100 precast trench systems integrating Fibrelite composite covers have been sold for use in electrical substations, wastewater treatment plants, chemical refineries and many other applications across North America.