20 March 2012
20 March 2012
Dow Automotive Systems will present its latest’s solutions and offerings to achieve light weighting with innovative composite technology comprising both resins and adhesives at JEC Europe next week. Dow say that with this combined portfolio they are a relevant market player in providing the industry with a comprehensive and synergistic composite portfolio.
Products to be featured will be VORAFORE resins and BETAFORCE, BETAFUSE, BETAMATE adhesives. Dow explain that focus will be on new generation carbon fibre composites aimed at passenger vehicles starting from premium OEMs, as well as composite bonding adhesive solutions enabling lightweight through multilateral assembly in both passenger vehicles and renewed efforts tailored around Commercial Transportation.
Fibrelite reports that since the start of its partnership with Trenwa more than 100 precast trench systems integrating Fibrelite composite covers have been sold for use in electrical substations, wastewater treatment plants, chemical refineries and many other applications across North America.
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)’s composites research and development was on display when the Centre for Future Materials (CFM) held its inaugural Open Day.
Haydale has produced and delivered eight composite general transition piece (GTP) sealing systems to National Grid UK, and has received an expression of interest for a further 60 over the next six years.