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Oxeon Present Lighter Variant of TeXtreme

28 March 2012

A new lighter variant of TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fabrics are to being presented at the JEC show in Paris this week.


Owens Corning Launches FoodContact Glass Fibre Solution for Reinforced Plastics

28 March 2012

Owens Corning has pioneered a new solution to help kitchen appliance and food processing equipment manufacturers comply with impending European regulations on glass fibre used in materials for food and drinking water contact.


Zero Permeation Lightweight Composite CNG Cylinders Feature 3B Hiper-Tex Glass Fibre

28 March 2012

Thanks to the combination of an inner liner made with Akulon Fuel Lock from DSM and the mechanical characteristics of HiPer-tex glass fibre from 3B, GASTANK Sweden, is now able to produce zero permeation cylinders that meet the very stringent ECE R110 regulation governing the use of Type IV high pressure CNG cylinders for motor vehicles.


AkzoNobel and DSM Launch BluCure Cobalt-Free Curing

28 March 2012

AkzoNobel and DSM have officially launched the BluCure umbrella brand covering innovative Cobalt-free resin curing technologies and products at JEC Europe this week.


Boeing Receives Certification for 787 Dreamliner

28 March 2012

Boeing has received an amended type certificate from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the 787-8 Dreamliner.


IFAM Release FRP Component Manufactured Using FlexPLAS

28 March 2012

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM), Germany, will present its work at JEC Europe at booth H64 this week.


Hexcel and Web Industries Join Forces in Europe

28 March 2012

Hexcel Corporation and Web Industries have signed a long-term Supply Agreement under which Web Industries will convert Hexcel’s HexPly carbon fibre prepreg into slit tape for Aerospace programs, including the Airbus A350 XWB.


Poliya Starts Resin and Gelcoat Production in Italy

28 March 2012

Poliya has signed a strategic partnership and manufacturing agreement with Novaresine, a Tenax group company.


Evolite Endorsed by Marine and Automotive Industry

28 March 2012

Rhodia Engineering Plastics is showcasing Evolite by Technyl at JEC Europe this week, which they say has been recently endorsed through partnerships and co-innovation projects to develop automotive and marine applications.


SCIGRIP Introduces Methacrylate Products at JEC Europe

28 March 2012

SCIGRIP, a merger of IPS Weld-On (US) and Holdtite (UK) are demonstrating the latest advancements in bonding systems and adhesive chemistries at JEC Europe this week.


Toho Tenax Manufacture Complex Carbon Fibre Preforms

28 March 2012

Toho Tenax Europe has been developing Tenax Net Shape Preform technology and their latest developments enhance new possibilities for thermoset matrix composites with the combination of aligned fibres and random oriented material.


Norplex-Micarta Announces RT571 Tubing for Thick Wall Applications

28 March 2012

Norplex-Micarta hqs introduced RT571 tubing composed of a heavy weave glass fabric with an epoxy resin system.


Teijin Expands CFRTP Composite Business

28 March 2012

Teijin will open the Teijin Composites Application Center (TCAC), a technical center to develop automotive and other industrial applications of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composite products, in Auburn Hills, Michigan, on April 1st.


Victrex PEEK based Industrial Pumps Offer 5% Power Savings

29 March 2012

Createc has devised a revolutionary set of Creacomp PT (Pump Type) composite materials that combine Victrex PEEK polymer with carbon fibre.


Telene DCPD Brings Moulding Solutions to a List of Manufacturers

28 March 2012

Telene DCPD is giving manufacturers worldwide a way to develop small- to medium-sized series of parts requiring high level properties.


ALMACO Director Presents at JEC Europe

28 March 2012

Waldomiro Moreira, Executive of the resins manufacturer Elekeiroz and one of the Directors of the Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) will present "Lightweight flame retardant thermoset composites with low smoke generation” at the JEC Europe Innovative Composites Summit (ICS), scheduled to take place in the afternoon of March 28th.