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.
Toho Tenax is introducing a high-tensile, highly shock-resistant prepreg that incorporates carbon fibre developed for aerospace applications and carbon nanotubes (CNTs).
NTPT is collaborating with the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Centre of Technology (EPFL) and other partners to research discontinuous fibre composite tubes for high performance applications.
Hexcel is promoting its range of composite materials for skis, snowboards and other high performance winter sports equipment at ISPO Munich 2018 on 28-31 January.