02 October 2012
02 October 2012
Umeco will be exhibiting on stand 8B/C44 at Composites Europe 2012 in the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 9 - 11 October 2012, showcasing a number of items on its stand including UBC’s Coren urban bike, a staggered sandwich panel, and a selection of automotive components amongst others.
UBC’s Coren urban bike, created by UBC’s designer Christian Zanzotti has a frame made using Umeco’s epoxy prepregs incorporating high tensile strength carbon fibres generally used for structural assemblies on Formula One monocoques.
The staggered sandwich panel is designed to demonstrate how Umeco’s Structural & Process materials’ products work harmoniously in the production of large Out-of-Autoclave (OoA) structures. Two prosthetic limbs, one for everyday use and the other for use by athletes competing at national and international sporting events, have been manufactured by our European customers using Umeco prepregs.
Umeco’s selection of hand-held exhibits have been chosen to demonstrate the application of its tooling prepregs including the JEC 2011 award-winning Carbovar technology, an innovation in composite tooling which is designed to enhance tooling durability through the adhesion of a nano-crystalline Invar (Nannovate NV) surface coating.
KraussMaffei expands its TechCentre with a new shuttle mould carrier and its competence in the area of fibre-reinforced lightweight construction.
Sunseeker, the renowned British luxury motor yacht manufacturer, has selected Hexcel’s HiMax Dot Pattern Adhesive (DPA) technology for the resin infusion of its new performance cruiser. The Predator 50 is the first of the Sunseeker yachts to be built with Hexcel’s novel composite technology.
Siniat’s newly launched Securtex integrates Chomarat laid glass scrim into its gypsum plasterboard. According to the dry construction material specialist, it is the first plasterboard-only system certified to Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) 1175 and accredited by the Secured by Design Police Initiative.