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LM Wind Power’s 73.5 Meter Blades on the Largest Offshore Wind Turbine

03 April 2012

LM Wind Power explain how their 73.5 meter blades have become the first 70+ meter blades to be installed when Alstom inaugurated the largest offshore wind turbine in the world on March 19th at Carnet in the Loire-Atlantique region of France.


Zoltek and Magna Join Forces to Speed Auto Industry Adoption of Carbon Fibre

03 April 2012

Zoltek is working with Magna Exteriors and Interiors, an operating unit of Magna International, under an exclusive global collaborative partnership to speed development of low-cost carbon fibre sheeting moulding compounds (SMC) for the automotive industry.


National Composites Centre and AIC Group Enter New Partnership

03 April 2012

AIC Group and the National Composites Centre (NCC) have formed a new, multi-faceted strategic partnership to provide and service Autoclave Management and Control Systems.


GKN Aerospace Progresses Composite Damage Detection

03 April 2012

GKN Aerospace researchers at the company’s UK facility, Luton, are working with a team at the University of Bristol, UK, on an 18 month programme to explore advanced coatings chemistries that will accurately indicate the existence and extent of damage in composite structure.


Victrex Peek Now Available As Release Film for Aerospace Composite Part Production

03 April 2012

Victrex Polymer Solutions recently formed a strategic marketing partnership with Umeco to market release films made from its APTIV film based on high performance Victrex PEEK.


3B-the Fibreglass Company Launch New Eco-Responsible Milled Fibre Powder Grade

03 April 2012

3B-the fibreglass company is launching a new and eco-responsible Milled Fibre powder grade developed from Advantex glass manufacturing by-products.


TenCate Acquires Performance Materials Corporation Baycomp

03 April 2012

TenCate has reached an agreement for the strategic acquisition of Performance Materials Corporation Baycomp from Camarillo (California), USA, the American and Canadian specialist company in composite materials moulding and thermoplastic uni-directional tape materials.


Gurit closes supply contract for Aerospace materials

03 April 2012

Gurit has agreed the continuation of supplies of prepreg materials for all Airbus aircraft types for the years 2012 and 2013 with an existing customer.


AGY Sign License Agreement Manufacture of S-1 HM High-Performance Glass Rovings in China

03 April 2012

AGY has signed a long-term agreement with CTG/Taishan Fiberglass of Shandong Province, China to manufacture their new S-1 HM high-performance glass rovings for wind energy turbine applications.


AOC Launch Halogen-free Resins for Lighter Weight Composites

03 April 2012

AOC has launched Firepel K120, a new resin system which they say is halogen-free, fire-retardant and produces lighter weight composites. 


Integran Launches Intebond Adhesion Technology for Structural Metal-Polymer Hybrids

03 April 2012

Integran Technologies has launched their Intebond adhesion technology designed to enable the creation of high performance metal-polymer hybrid materials. 


Sacmi Injection Makes Its Debut at Plast in Milan

03 April 2012

The presentation of the IPS, a new-concept preform production press that makes full use of Sacmi’s experience in the industry, is now imminent.


Vaupell and Trexel Partner and Form a Collaboration Agreement

03 April 2012

Vaupell and Trexel have partnered and formed a collaboration agreement to develop and advance MuCell Microcellular Foam moulding for weight reduction in aircraft interiors. 


PlastiComp Unveils Ultra Durable Thermoplastic Composite Materials

03 April 2012

PlastiComp has introduced Complçt MT maximum toughness long fibre (LFT) polyamides which they say have equivalent strength to industry standard LFT polyamides yet are extremely tough with up to twice as much resistance to impact forces as the standard materials.


Honda Yuasa Racing Team Chooses Amber Composites

03 April 2012

Amber Composites has been chosen as the prepreg provider for The Honda Yuasa Racing Team British Touring Cars.