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Advanced Engineering 2018

NetComposites Announce Programme for 'Design for the End of Life of Fibre Reinforced Composite Materials' Event

13 August 2013

NetComposites has announced the final programme for its latest workshop, which will look at the ways manufacturers are designing materials for easier deconstruction and recycling.


University of Manchester Leads “Innovative Multi-material Multi-architecture Preforms” Project as Part of the EPSRC Centre of Innovative Manufacturing in Composites (CIMComp)

13 August 2013

The project aims to incorporate multi-functionality, damage tolerance and fatigue performance in advanced composites, and at the same time reduce manufacturing costs and cycle times through selective multi-scale hybridisation and the careful combination of fibre architectures.


BASF Wins Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award for Innovation in Automotive Vehicle Light-Weighting with its Composite Seat Pan

13 August 2013

Altair has announced that BASF has won the Altair Enlighten Award for the development of its thermoplastic composite front seat pan.


ITT Exelis Awarded US$15million Contract for Composite Tail-Rotor-Blade Assemblies on Sikorsky’s S-76D Helicopter

13 August 2013

ITT Exelis has been awarded a contract valued at more than US$15million from Sikorsky for the production of composite tail-rotor-blade components on the S-76D helicopter.


TeXtreme Supported DUT Racing Team Wins Formula Student Germany Electric Category

13 August 2013

DUT Racing from Delft University, The Netherlands, won the electric category with their electricity-driven car at the Formula Student Germany competition, which took place at Hockenheim race circuit on 30 July – 4 August 2013.


Unitech Composites Qualified as a Supplier to Airbus Global Supply Chain

13 August 2013

Unitech Composites has achieved qualification as a manufacturing supplier to the Airbus global supply chain for A350 platforms.


Quadrant Engineering Offers Composites Solutions for Unmanned Vehicles

13 August 2013

Quadrant Engineering Plastic Product’s (EPP) says the unique formulation of its advanced materials for Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) are aimed at lowering overall weight and increasing durability in the harshest of environments.


Magnum Venus Plastech’s Closed Mould Division Ceases UK Business Operations

13 August 2013

Magnum Venus Plastech will now provide all goods and services previously provided by MVP’s UK division from the MVP Technology Center, operated by Magnum Venus Plastech, in Kent, Washington, US. 


Hexcel’s PrimeTex Carbon Fabrics Used in New Style Car Roof

13 August 2013

Hexcel’s woven carbon fabric has been used in the roof of the new BMW M6 Gran Coupe.