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GM and Teijin to Develop Carbon Fibre Composite Technologies

13 December 2011

General Motors and Teijin will co-develop advanced carbon fibre composite technologies for potential high-volume use globally in GM cars, trucks and crossovers.


New Boeing 787 Dreamliner Orders and Records

13 December 2011

Boeing has established two world records with the 787 Dreamliner, setting new marks for both speed and distance for the airplane's weight class.


New Self Reinforced Polymer Composites Explained

13 December 2011

The European Esprit project is holding a free event to disseminate the findings of the project, open to all to attend.


EADS and DolphiTech Cooperate in non-Destructive Testing Equipment

13 December 2011

EADS Innovation Works and DolphiTech have signed an agreement for the development of a new non-destructive testing (NDT) system based on an innovative ultrasonic camera component for composite inspections.


Mastergel Promotes Training on RTM Light

13 December 2011

The 1st Mastergel International Training on RTM Light took place between November 28 and 30, in Joinville (Brazil), organized by Mastergel, the gelcoat manufacturer and distributor of raw materials and equipment.


Hexcel Outlook for 2012

13 December 2011

Hexcel Corporation has provided its guidance for 2012, projecting solid growth in both revenues and earnings.


Polyurethane Composite Technology for Wind Turbine Blades

13 December 2011

Bayer MaterialScience, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Molded Fiber Glass Companies have worked in a public/private sector partnership to develop a new polyurethane-based composite technology for stronger, longer wind blades.


Interplastic Makes a Splash with Sun Fiberglass

13 December 2011

Sun Fiberglass Pools in Brooksville, Florida, have used Interplastic’s products since the company produced its first pool in 1995.


3B Introduces New Series of Products for Turbine Blades

13 December 2011

3B has introduced a renewed range of reinforcements, each designed for specific resin systems and engineered to provide optimum performances for the manufacture of wind turbine blades.


New Extra-Conductive Carbon Nanofiber

13 December 2011

Teijin Limited and the Tokyo Institute of Technology announced today that they have co-developed a highly conductive carbon nanofiber (CNF) with an elliptical cross-section consisting of well-developed graphite layers ordered in single direction.


Boeing Receives US Air Force Reusable Booster System Contract

13 December 2011

Boeing has received a $2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to define requirements and design concepts for the Reusable Booster System (RBS) Flight and Ground Experiments program.