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Crestabond Speeds Up Temperature Controlled Vehicle Body Assembly

18 May 2012

In response to an increase in demand for refrigerated vehicles, Solomon Commercials looked for cost effective ways to increase output from their existing production lines and achieved this through eliminating the need for riveting bodywork panels together, switching to using only Scott Bader’s Crestabond M1-30 primer-less methacrylate (MMA) structural adhesive.


Fraunhofer IFAM Award Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2012

18 May 2012

One of this year‘s Joseph-von-Fraunhofer prizes was awarded to Dr. Jörg Ihde and Dr. Uwe Lommatzsch, from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM in Bremen, for their development of a resource-efficient process for the highrate deposition of functional nano-layers. 


Bayer MaterialScience to Establish Global Wind Energy Competence Centre

18 May 2012

Bayer MaterialScience plans to establish a global wind energy competence and development centre at its existing site in Otterup, Denmark. 


AGY Expands S-2 Glass Manufacturing Capacity 

18 May 2012

AGY has increased production output of its S-2 Glass fibre reinforcements by twenty percent with the capability to further increase its output as market demands dictate.


SCIGRIP Enters Sign and Display Market

18 May 2012

SCIGRIP is launching a unique range of products formulated specifically for the Sign and Display market. 


Altair’s HyperWorks Partner Extends Its Reach into Composites with ESAComp

18 May 2012

Altair has added Finnish based company Componeering to the HyperWorks Partner Alliance (HWPA).  


NaturalNano Granted Key Patent That Recognises Nanotube Strengthening Utility

18 May 2012

NaturalNano has been granted a patent application covering the use of its proprietary Halloysite NanoTubes (HNT) as a key strengthening component to enhance the performance of Polymeric Composite materials including nano-particle fillers by the US Patent & Trademark Office.


Unitech Invests in Non-Destructive Inspection

18 May 2012

Unitech Composites and Structures has invested in Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) equipment to streamline and accelerate its production and inspection processes.


First MAS A380 Moves to Flight Line in Preparation for Delivery

18 May 2012

The first A380 for Malaysia Airlines (MAS) returned to Toulouse on 9th May following completion of interior furnishing and cabin system tests in Hamburg and is now stationed at the Airbus flight line for final system checks prior to the start of the customer acceptance process and delivery at the end of the month.


Brazilian Boatbuilding Association Improving Composite Education in the Brazilian Marine Market

18 May 2012

ACOBAR (Brazilian Boat Builder Association) is planning a set of technical workshops that will be held in the 3 mainly marine hubs of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Santa Catarina states, and will happen in August, October and November consecutively. 


SP-High Modulus to Exhibit at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

18 May 2012

SP-High Modulus is to exhibit at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show from 24th-27th May 2012 in Queensland, Australia. 


Advanced Composites Achieves AS9100 REV C Quality Management Certification

18 May 2012

Advanced Composites has completed an Eagle Registrations audit to earn the AS9100 REV C certification upgrade. 


Umeco Demonstrates Composite Developments for Renewable Energy

18 May 2012

Umeco will be exhibiting its Structural materials and Tooling prepreg technologies for the renewable energy market at the 2012 All-Energy show in the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre - Bridge of Don, Aberdeen on the 23 and 24 May, from their Stand F89.


Zyvex and ENVE Provide First Nano-Enhanced Carbon Fibre Downhill Bike Rim

18 May 2012

Zyvex Technologies and ENVE Composites have formed an exclusive partnership to provide a bicycle rim specifically for downhill mountain biking that uses the latest advanced materials comprised of nano-enhanced carbon fibre.