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Sigmatex Becomes Member of the UK’s National Composites Centre

11 November 2013

Sigmatex has joined the National Composites Centre (NCC) as a Tier 2 Member.


Composites Evolution to Exhibit Ecopreg PFA at Composites Engineering 2013

11 November 2013

Composites Evolution will showcase its Ecopreg PFA biocomposite prepreg at the Composites Engineering show, which takes place on 12-13 November at the NEC Birmingham, UK.


EPSRC CIMComp Draw Back the Veil on Next-Generation Composite Manufacturing Processes at Composites Engineering 2013

11 November 2013

Attendees to this year’s Composites Engineering show will get the opportunity to learn about next-generation composites manufacturing processes courtesy of a 90-minute open technical session hosted by the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites (CIMComp) on Wednesday 13th November.


Axis Composites Opens its New 3D weaving Capability at Northern Ireland’s Advanced Engineering and Composites Centre.

11 November 2013

Axis Composites says it is pioneering the development of the 3D-weaving processes for manufacturing high-performance carbon fibre composites.


Melodea Bio-Based Nano-Technology Awarded Three European Research Grants

11 November 2013

Melodea has been granted over 1,000,000 euros in three European research grants for three projects as part of the European Union Seventh Framework Program (FP7).


Aviation Enterprises Successfully Completes Static Proof Test of Composite Tidal Turbine Blade

11 November 2013

An important milestone for the tidal energy industry has been reached by the successful static proof testing of a 600kW composite tidal turbine blade. 


A Future Fibres Fully Customised Carbon Mast, Boom and Rigging Package is Integrated into the Advanced Premium Catamaran

11 November 2013

Future Fibres says the 24 metre APC 78 – Fast Cat, being built at Green Marine, will combine the performance of an all-out racing mini maxi with cruising comforts and luxury in an impressive shape from Nigel Irens Design, penned by industrial designer Christophe Chedal Anglay.


Henkel Launch Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero with Lightning Strike Protection

11 November 2013

Henkel has launched an epoxy-based surfacing film for composites, which offers honeycomb-cored composites enhanced protection against lightning strike.


WrapIt Offers New Way to Test Curved Composites

11 November 2013

Phoenix Inspection Systems says a new development in ultrasonic probe technology offers a faster and more effective way to inspect complex curves and radii in composite components.


Gurit to Distribute PVC Structural Foam from Maricell from January 2014

11 November 2013

Gurit and Maricell, an Italian producer of closed cell PVC, have signed a mid-term distribution agreement effective as of January 1, 2014.


Interplastic Corporation Offers CIPP “Green” Resins

11 November 2013

Interplastic Corporation has announced it now offers CIPP “green” resins that eliminate the environmental concerns in lining underground pipes.


AOC Release New High-Performance Resin System for Mass Transit Applications

11 November 2013

The company says Firepel K120-MTA is a one-part, halogen-free system and does not require antimony or aluminum trihydrate (ATH) to achieve fire-retardant properties.


TRB Lightweight Structures See Stars for Recycling

11 November 2013

TRB Lightweight Structures have been awarded the Silver Star award from National Recycling Stars in recognition of its contribution to the reduction of landfill waste, recycling rates and overall waste management.


MARKOS Officially Starts Production in its Newly Constructed Hall

11 November 2013

MARKOS says it has  started production in its newly constructed hall, using vacuum bag moulding and resin-transfer moulding technology.


Cranfield University Invites Companies to Have Their Say on the Future of Composites Recycling

11 November 2013

The data will be gained from a second round of the Waste Mapping Workshop for composites manufacturers hosted by the university.