26 March 2013
26 March 2013
A range of the latest epoxy resin systems from Huntsman Advanced Materials have received certification from the Lloyd’s Register Type Approval.
The five certified systems target different processes and applications including composites tooling, repairs and structural parts production:
Designed to ensure products meet recognised standards or specifications, the impartial verification and certification service provided by the Lloyd’s Register Type Approval is widely referred to by designers and engineers across the marine industry during the product selection process.
Increasing demands for high performance materials and advanced rapid production techniques in marine applications represent a key factor in Huntsman’s development of new products. The company is committed to offering products that are designed to meet specific marine composites construction challenges.
Cobra International is celebrating its 40th year and has commissioned a book that will look at 40 key projects and 40 key people that were integral to the company’s growth. ‘Klaus Simmer and The King Cobra: A breakthrough in surfboard design and production technology’ is an extract article from this book and a breakthrough composites product for Cobra, establishing its presence as a manufacturer of high performance windsurf boards and creating global visibility for the Cobra brand.
Technical Fibre Products will showcase its Optiveil nonwovens at China Composites Expo in Shanghai on 5-7 September.
A team of engineers at the University of Delaware (UD) is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibres, including cotton, nylon and wool.