26 March 2010
26 March 2010
Dow Automotive Systems has introduced Synexa ultra fast curing epoxy composites, designed enable cycle times as low as 10 minutes.
Dow is working to establish Synexa carbon fibre reinforced epoxy systems in the passenger car industry in order to respond to requirements from OEMs who are actively looking into composite solutions. For the introduction of epoxy carbon fibre reinforced structural parts in this sector, Dow is working to drive curing times to under five minutes.
After the collapse of a drinking water pipeline in downtown Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Insituform was contracted to reline a close to 100 year old pipe underneath one of the canals. Water was restored successfully within five days, with minimal impact on traffic and the environment.
Australian organisations Austrak, Laing O’Rourke and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) have joined forces to develop polymer composite solutions for bridge transoms in a $10 million project titled Polymer Composite Transoms for Rail Bridge Deck Replacement (CompTrans).
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.