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Scott Bader’s Gelcoat Crystic Permabright Used in UK Vacuum Infused Sailing Yacht

10 July 2012

The largest fibreglass sailing yacht produced by resin infusion in the UK to date is currently being built by Discovery Yachts, at Marchwood, near Southampton, UK, and is fabricated from Scott Bader’s vinyl ester (VE) infusion resin Crystic VE 679-03 in combination with a ‘matched’ marine system using Crystic VE 679PA skincoat and Scott Bader’s new Crystic Permabright D-Iso/NPG high UV performance, marine approved gelcoat.


Airbus to Establish Assembly Line in US

10 July 2012

Airbus is planning to establish a manufacturing facility in the US to assemble and deliver A320 Family aircraft.


SP-High Modulus Holds Marine Designer Workshop

10 July 2012

SP-High Modulus recently held a marine designer workshop in Forli, Italy, bringing together composite designers and engineers from all over Italy for a day of presentations and discussion.


Axson Buys Nanoledge, Telesystem’s “High Performance Resin” Business

10 July 2012

Nanoledge, a Telesystem portfolio company, just sold its “high performance resin” business to Axson.


Tri-State Utilities Relies on CoREZYN Products for Trenchless Pipe Repair

10 July 2012

Tri- State uses CoREZYN brand polyester and vinyl ester resins from Interplastic Corporation for trenchless repair of partially and fully deteriorated storm water, sewer, culvert or industrial pipes in its service to utility departments.


Lord Opens Subsidiary in Argentina

10 July 2012

Lord has just taken another step towards the consolidation of its presence in South America as it will be opening a subsidiary in Buenos Aires in September this year.


Metyx Holds Third Composites Summit

10 July 2012

Metyx Composites organised and hosted its 3rd Composites Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, June 4-8, 2012, in conjunction with event sponsors; Airex AG, Aksa, Duratek, PPG Fiber Glass, Reinforced Plastics Magazine, Scott Bader, The Turkish Carbon Society, Turkish Composites Manufacturers Association, and Umeco.


3Eurocopter Canada Selects LaserEdge Templating System from Virtek Vision International

10 July 2012

Virtek Vision has sold its Virtek LaserEdge projection system to Eurocopter Canada for use in composite layup and reverse engineering.


CDI Installs First Demonstration Small Production Prepreg Machine In China

10 July 2012

Century Design (CDI ) has installed a small production prepreg machine, the CD6015 Combi, at ATA Carbon Fiber Technology’s Guangzhou facility in China.


Duoline Provides a Premium Internal Corrosion Resistant GRE Lining System for Oilfield Steel Tubulars

10 July 2012

Duoline Technologies has developed a higher temperature resistant composite lining, D-350, for oilfield steel tubulars.


TenCate Supplies Armour to QinetiQ

10 July 2012

TenCate Advanced Armour has been selected by QinetiQ as the supplier of armour for the Foxhound LPPV 4x4 military vehicle.


Redelease and Hernon Form a Joint Venture

10 July 2012

Redelease and Hernon have formed a joint venture, Hernon-Redelease, to supply the industrial sector with a portfolio that will initially include 200 items.


Quatro Composites Receives Funding From State Economic Development Board

10 July 2012

Quatro Composites has been awarded a $750,000 forgivable loan and a $750,000 loan from the Iowa Economic Department Authority (IEDA) to support a nearly $11.8 million expansion of its corporate and manufacturing facilities and the creation of 99 new jobs in Iowa within 36 months.


AOC Resin Specified in SAFEHUT Solutions

10 July 2012

The SAFEHUT building concept was created by David Smith who envisioned the need for a new generation shelter comprised of a composite material made from fibre-reinforced polymers, specifies AOC resins and is designed to create a much superior alternative to trailers, sheds, tents and other inferior structures.