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University of Wollongong Develop ‘Bullet Proof’ Graphene

07 February 2012

University of Wollongong(UOW) researchers have used graphene to develop a new composite material which can produce the toughest fibres to date described as even tougher than spider silk and Kevlar.


Motive Previews the Bison Composite Pickup Design

07 February 2012

Motive Industries has revealed its new composite pick up truck design titled the Bison which they describe as a showcase of what a global market highly efficient pickup can look like.


New Coalition Supports Downweighting of Vehicles to Improve Performance, Fuel Economy and Safety

07 February 2012

The Centre for Automotive Research (CAR) haslaunchedthe Coalition of Automotive Lightweighting Materials (CALM) to support efforts by auto manufacturers to aggressively down-weight vehicles to improve performance, fuel economy and safety.


SMC/BMC Holds First Sustainability Conference

07 February 2012

On 26-27 January 2012, the European Alliance (EA) for SMC(sheet moulding compound)/BMC(bulk moulding compound) held its first conference on sustainability of SMC/BMC based products in Brussels.


True Temper Release High-Performance Golf Shaft Featuring TeXtreme

07 February 2012

Golf shaft manufacturer True Temper recently released the new high-performance model Project X Black which uses TeXtreme Spread Tow Fabrics designed to reduce weight and simultaneously improve crucial performance parameters to achieve an ultra light high-performance shaft with the right feel.


ESI Consolidates its Composites Manufacturing Simulation

07 February 2012

ESI Group has released their PAM-RTM and PAM-FORM 2012, two numerical simulation applications dedicated to the manufacture of composite parts.


Cabot Corporation Launches Treated Fumed Silica Cab-O-Sil Ultrabond 4740

07 February 2012

Cabot has launched a new technical solution for the bonding paste market that sets new industry benchmarks for performance, ease of use and manufacturing efficiency.


Pogea Racing Update 1959 Corvette with Latest Technology

07 February 2012

Pogea Racing have modernised the '59 model Corvette convertible to meet the requirements of a customer.


Braj Binani Group Acquires Europe's 3B - The Fibreglass Company

07 February 2012

Binani Industries has acquired a 100 per cent equity interest in 3B – The Fibreglass Company (‘3B’) from Platinum Equity.


PRF Composites Approved Supplier of Safran Structil Aerospace Adhesives

07 February 2012

PRF Composite Materials are now the approved supplier of Safran Structil Aerospace Adhesives for the UK and Republic of Ireland.


TRFA Calls for Entries for Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award

07 February 2012

The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association's (TRFA) 3rd Annual Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award Competition designed to encourage and recognise advances in the science and engineering of the thermoset polymer industry will take place at their 10th anniversary and the award presentation will be at the 10th Annual Meeting, October 28-30 in Orlando, Florida, US.


Nammo to Support Raytheon Tow Missile Tube Manufacturing

07 February 2012

Nammo Composite Solutions has signed an agreement with Raytheon Missile Systems to support the development and manufacturing of a redesigned composite TOW missile case.


Huber Appoints D & F Distributing and Horn as Distributors

07 February 2012

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) has selected D & F Distributing and Horn to distribute its fire retardant additives, calcium carbonate extenders and barium sulfate products, often for use in fire retardant composites, effective immediately.