08 March 2011
08 March 2011
Two more HexPly carbon fibre UD prepregs, HexPly M9.6G and M19G, have now been certified by Germanischer Lloyd for use in wind energy applications.
HexPly M9G is Hexcel's established standard cure product and HexPly M19G is an innovative system that cures in 15-20% less time. Hexcel say that both prepregs are suitable for shells, spars and the root end.
The Germanischer Lloyd Statement of Approval for Hexcel's prepreg means that wind blade manufacturers and design companies can select certified carbon fibre/epoxy materials that have been approved for blade construction following rigorous testing and data analysis.
One of the most respected and successful names in motorsport is working with lightweighting and materials researchers at the AMRC to advance its processes for manufacturing recyclable composite components that extend useful lifetimes and reduce tooling costs.
Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies market with its mission ‘We Reinforce Life’, has launched a new campaign with the slogan ‘Inspired from life, we reinforce life’.
Chomarat is developing its Coatings & Films business at its French sites. The Group has just acquired an extruder and a graining line to increase its production capacities and develop new, more efficient solutions, particularly in the field of TPO (polyolefin thermoplastics).