URT Group to Spend over 1000 Hours on Super Sonic Car

07 May 2013

URT Group are working as an official technical partner on the Bloodhound SSC land speed record project and will spend more than 1,000 hours building the car’s carbon fibre monocoque structure, which houses the cockpit and front sub-frame, as well as its nosecone, air intake and seat.

AOC and ECS Environmental Solutions Manufacture Wastewater Tunnel

07 May 2013

AOC and ECS Environmental Solutions worked together to create an integral part of the city of Austin’s complex wastewater infrastructure project.

Hexagon Composites Provide More TITAN Modules in North America

07 May 2013

Hexagon Composites has received its largest North American TITAN order to date, supplying lightweight composite TITAN gas transportation modules to Xpress Natural Gas in the US.

Chancellor of the Exchequer Visits epm: technology

07 May 2013

epm: technology group are very proud to have hosted a VIP visitor, the honourable Mr. George Osborne - Chancellor of the Exchequer.

The visit to epm’s technical centre, based at Draycott, Derby, UK, has been a build up to the local elections on May 2nd.

5D Composite Develop a New In-Mould Decorating System for Composite Products

07 May 2013

5D Composite claim that their patent pending technology allows them to produce products impossible to fabricate by any other existing known technology.

Sika Deutschland Introduces New Epoxy Resin System with UL94 V-0 Rating

07 May 2013

Sika Deutschland has introduced a new fire retardant epoxy resin system, Biresin CR134FR, into the composites market.

Hexcel Celebrates Partnership with Airbus as A350 XWB Gets Ready for Take Off

07 May 2013

According to Hexcel, the A350 XWB which is the first Airbus with a structure that is more than 50% composites, is now ready for take off.

CDI Demonstrates the Cost Benefits of In-House Prepreg Production at SAMPE 2013

07 May 2013

CDI (Century Design) will be showcasing the new CD6012 machine at SAMPE 2013.

Composites One Expands their Product Range with TeXtreme

07 May 2013

Composites One, a distributor of composites materials in North America, has signed an agreement that gives them the right to distribute Oxeon's TeXtreme across the Americas.

Andreas Martsman, Vice President – Marketing & Sales of Oxeon, says, “We are very pleased to have Composites One on board as an authorised distributor of TeXtreme. They have a very high competency in composites, a broad product range and good reach on the North American market which we believe is very suitable for TeXtreme. And we also believe that this brings benefits to the customers sourcing materials from Composites One, being able to select TeXtreme in the mix of reinforcements available.”

Composites One state that in order to better utilise the full potential of the TeXtreme materials the advanced composites team has undergone special TeXtreme training. It says this gives them a foundation to better identify the most suitable TeXtreme variant for specific application needs, offering customers weight reductions, performance improvements and enhanced surface smoothness.

“We are thrilled to add TeXtreme to our portfolio, and we are glad to be able to offer the best Spread Tow reinforcements out there to our customer base. TeXtreme gives us an extra edge in providing high-performance products,” says Dwight Baker, General Manager, Composites One Advanced Composites.

TeXtreme will be featured in the Composites One booth at the SAMPE show held 7-9 of May in, Long Beach, California, US. Composites One say its advanced composites team will be present at the show aiding in presenting the benefits of TeXtreme.

Sicomin Announces American Distributor at SAMPE

07 May 2013

Sicomin will be formally announcing its American distributor at SAMPE 2013, launching its products through Core Composites. 

Gurit Introduces their Balsaflex UVOTEC to the American Market

07 May 2013

Gurit will showcase their next generation balsa core materials on stand 3436 at the Wind Power 2013 show.

Cytec Industries Features Composite Parts at SAMPE Spring Conference

07 May 2013

Cytec Industries will feature a range of advanced composite and process materials at stand I11 at SAMPE’s Spring Conference in Long Beach, California, US May 6 – 9, 2013. 

According to Cytec, the booth will have information about the company’s prepreg and resin systems, including CYCOM, LTM, VTM, MTM and HTM in- and out-of-autoclave products, and PRISM resin infusion systems, as well as SURFACEMASTER advanced surfacing films and the BR water-based primer. Cytec say it will also showcase a wide range of premier vacuum bagging consumables for aerospace and industrial markets.