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Composite Advantage's FiberSPAN Pedestrian Bridge Deck Provides Link to Boston's Charles River Parklands

11 December 2012

MassDOT and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation Resources chose Composite Advantage’s (CA) FiberSPAN Fibre Reinforced Polymer bridge deck for Boston’s largest pedestrian and bicyclist bridge project to date. 


First Flyable A350 XWB 'MSN-001' Structurally Complete

11 December 2012

Airbus has successfully completed the main structural assembly and system connection of A350 XWB ‘MSN-001’ – the first flight-test aircraft.


UK National Composites Centre Celebrates Government Funding for Phase II Project

11 December 2012

A Government investment of £28m will be made to enhance the capabilities and capacity of the UK National Composites Centre (NCC).


Angstron Materials Receives Patent for Method to Exfoliate Layered Graphene

11 December 2012

Angstron Materials has received United States patent 8,114,373 for its next-step method that effectively exfoliates layered graphene and offers several key advantages. 


SCIGRIP’s SG230 HV Methacrylate Adhesive Strengthens Aging Marine and Land Infrastructures

11 December 2012

An Australian company specialising in composite repair structures for marine pilings recently selected SCIGRIP’s SG230 HV (High Viscosity) methacrylate adhesives the bonding agent in its PileJax pile encasement repair system.


Vanguard Space Technologies’ New Thermal Vacuum Chamber Enhances Thermal Distortion Testing Capabilities

11 December 2012

Vanguard Space Technologies has expanded its thermal distortion testing capabilities with the addition of a thermal vacuum chamber. 


UK’s First CPC Autoclave Upgrade for Aerospace Composites Manufacturer

11 December 2012

Atlas Composites has partnered with ASC Process Systems to upgrade its autoclave processes at its 25,000 sq ft composites manufacturing facility.


Dieffenbacher Supply Technologies to Manufacture FRP to Newly Opened Fraunhofer Project Center

11 December 2012

Dieffenbacher supplied technologies for manufacturing fibre-reinforced plastic components to the newly inaugurated Fraunhofer Project Center (FPC) and, in doing so, continued its successful working relationship with the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.


Edra Equipamentos Wins Excellence Award in Composites

11 December 2012

The first sustainable ATM manufactured in Brazil has led Edra Equipamentos to win the Excellence Award in Composites in the category “Best Technological Development.”


Teijin’s CFRTP Components Pilot Plant Begins Operations

11 December 2012

Teijin has begun operating a pilot plant for the fully integrated production of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) components from carbon fibre on the premises of its Matsuyama Factory in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.


CDI Establishes Prepreg Technology Hub in China

11 December 2012

CDI (Century Design Inc.) has created a hub of technical activity within the progressive Chinese market.


Scott Bader to Present Advances in Urethane Acrylate Resin Technology at Composites 2013

11 December 2012

Scott Bader is to present a technical paper titled ‘Advances in Urethane Acrylate Resin Technology for High Performance Carbon Fibre Composites’ at the upcoming Composites 2013, organised by the ACMA, which runs from January 29 - 31 at the Orange County Convention Center, Florida, US.


Roger Williams University to Offer IYRS Graduates Credits Toward Degree Programs

11 December 2012

Students who complete the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) programs will be granted up to 30 credits toward bachelor’s or associate degrees offered by Roger Williams University (RWU) School of Continuing Studies.


Smart Innovation in Blow Moulding Technology

11 December 2012

Smart Machinery & Moulds (Smart) has launched its smallest extrusion blow moulding machine.