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Toho Tenax’s Prepreg Helps Cut Electric Racecar’s Weight

Toho Tenax’s Prepreg Helps Cut Electric Racecar’s Weight

23 June 2015

Carbon fibre sheet pre-impregnated with matrix resin, or prepreg, made by Toho Tenax is to be used in the lightweight body of an electric ra...


SCIGRIP Solar Boat Achieves Top Speeds During Sea Trials

SCIGRIP Solar Boat Achieves Top Speeds During Sea Trials

23 June 2015

SCIGRIP has successfully completed the SCIGRIP Solar Boat’s sea trials in preparation for Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup next month.


ThyssenKrupp and Maxion Wheels Sign Cooperation Agreement

23 June 2015

ThyssenKrupp Carbon Components and Maxion Wheels have established a cooperation agreement to develop and market innovative new ultra-lightweight aluminium and carbon fibre hybrid wheels for the premium vehicle OEM market with the aim to offer customers exceptional performance benefits at an attractive price point.


AutoDISC Proposes Non-Destructive Inspection Innovation for Future Generation Composite Aircraft

23 June 2015

AutoDISC, an Innovate UK funded research project is developing a new system for Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) for future generation composite aircraft using CAD controlled robotics that will ensure aircraft are both safe to fly and have reduced aircraft hangar time, thus saving costs.


A320 Jetliner Starts Commercial Flights with Safran-Designed Ceramic Matrix Composite Exhaust Cone

A320 Jetliner Starts Commercial Flights with Safran-Designed Ceramic Matrix Composite Exhaust Cone

23 June 2015

The ceramic matrix composite (CMC) exhaust cone designed by Safran company Herakles, made its first commercial flight on June 16, 2015, on a...


BGF Industries Releases Innovative Thermoplastic Composite Material

23 June 2015

BGF Industries has launched its latest innovation in thermoplastic composite material, PolyPreg.


First Qure Contract Achieves Customer Accept

First Qure Contract Achieves Customer Accept

23 June 2015

Quickstep Holdings have announced that a €4.24 million ($6.2 million AUD) contract to deliver the first Qure technology for a commercial cli...


Spirit Delivers Third SDTA Fuselage to Sikorsky for Production Representative CH-53K Helicopter

Spirit Delivers Third SDTA Fuselage to Sikorsky for Production Representative CH-53K Helicopter

23 June 2015

Spirit AeroSystems has successfully delivered to Sikorsky the third fuselage section for the CH-53K 'King Stallion' heavy lift helicopter pr...


Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Formally Launched

23 June 2015

Hundreds of composites experts from industry, government, and academia gathered at the Knoxville Convention Centre, US, for the launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).


Dassault Systèmes Launches “Build to Operate” for Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing

23 June 2015

Based on its 3DEXPERIENCE platform, Dassault Systèmes has launched its “Build to Operate” industry solution experience, set to offer OEMs and large suppliers the ability to monitor, control and validate all aspects of manufacturing operations - ranging from replicable processes and production sequences, to the flow of deliverables throughout their supply chain - each on a global scale.


ContiTech Vibration Control Launches Composite Torque Clutch

ContiTech Vibration Control Launches Composite Torque Clutch

23 June 2015

ContiTech Vibration Control has developed a new torque clutch with significantly reduced weight to less than half that of previous variants,...