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Advanced Engineering 2018

TeXtreme Reinforced Bikes Vital in Kona Ironman Triumphs

TeXtreme Reinforced Bikes Vital in Kona Ironman Triumphs

20 October 2015

Daniela Ryf won the Kona Ironman World Championship this weekend in Hawaii, US, riding a custom made IA FRD reinforced by TeXtreme from Felt...


CARBIO Project Develops Carbon/Flax Hybrid Automotive Roof

CARBIO Project Develops Carbon/Flax Hybrid Automotive Roof

20 October 2015

The CARBIO project has developed a carbon/flax hybrid automotive roof using Composite Evolution’s Biotex Flax material.


The American Composites Manufacturers Association Calls for Reduced Tariffs in International Trade Commission Testimony

20 October 2015

In a testimony before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) requested an equal playing field for tariffs on composite products, covered in the Environmental Goods Agreement.


Dassault Systèmes Launches SOLIDWORKS 2016

Dassault Systèmes Launches SOLIDWORKS 2016

20 October 2015

Dassault Systèmes has released SOLIDWORKS 2016, delivering new and enhanced capabilities that will help 2.7 million users quickly and easily...


JELU: Bioplastic for the Toy Industry

JELU: Bioplastic for the Toy Industry

20 October 2015

JELU-WERK has launched JELUPLAST bioplastic, offering the toy industry a material that combines the advantages of wood and plastic for the f...


Arevo Labs Launches Additive Manufacturing Service

Arevo Labs Launches Additive Manufacturing Service

20 October 2015

Arevo Labs has launched an Additive Manufacturing (AM) Service to make 3D printed composite parts for demanding end use applications in both...


ABB Selects Solvay’s Technyl One for New Contactor Application

ABB Selects Solvay’s Technyl One for New Contactor Application

20 October 2015

ABB has chosen Solvay Engineering Plastics’ Technyl One, a polyamide (PA) resin designed to address major challenges in electrical equipment...


Fibermaq Supplies First Units of the Evolution Series to Stringal-Hurner

Fibermaq Supplies First Units of the Evolution Series to Stringal-Hurner

20 October 2015

Fibermaq has supplied the first machines of the new series Evolution to Stringal-Hurner, a Brazilian reference in industrial equipment made ...


HEXCEL and Mines St-Etienne Launch Academic Chair for Industry

HEXCEL and Mines St-Etienne Launch Academic Chair for Industry

20 October 2015

HEXCEL and Mines St-Etienne School of Engineering, France, have launched a new industrial academic Chair.


Dow Automotive Systems Develops CAE Models for Adhesive Application in Vehicle Construction

20 October 2015

Dow Automotive Systems has developed a number of CAE material models enabling the virtual validation of different adhesive solutions as joining technology in lightweight design. The development took place within a federally funded research project, “Light eBody“ (2011 – 2014).


Haydale HDPlas Process Granted European Patent

20 October 2015

Haydale has received confirmation from the European Patent Office (EPO) of the decision to grant a European Patent for its proprietary HDPlas functionalisation process for graphene and other nanoparticulate materials.


Composites Capabilities Expanded at Altair with CEDREM Partnership

Composites Capabilities Expanded at Altair with CEDREM Partnership

20 October 2015

Centre d'Expertise en Dynamique Rapide, Explosion et Multiphysique, SAS (CEDREM) has joined the Altair Partner Alliance (APA), adding CEDREM...


Airtech Receives 2015 Non-Production Supplier of the Year Award

Airtech Receives 2015 Non-Production Supplier of the Year Award

20 October 2015

Airtech Advanced Materials Group has been awarded the 2015 Non-Production Supplier of the Year award by Spirit AeroSystems.


Victrex Wins 2015 RoSPA Order of Distinction for Outstanding Occupational Health and Safety Performance

20 October 2015

Based on the strength of its occupational health and safety management and performance in 2014, Victrex has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the fourth time.


AMRC Strengthens Links with Korea Following New Agreement on Collaboration

AMRC Strengthens Links with Korea Following New Agreement on Collaboration

20 October 2015

The University of Sheffield is to set up a branch of its Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing in the Republic of Korea.


Solvay to Expand their Lightweight Materials Offering for Automotive

20 October 2015

Solvay has acquired EPIC Polymers’ long-fibre thermoplastics (LFT) technology to complement its offering of high performance lightweighting materials and gain access to metal replacement of larger automotive semi-structural parts.


Exova Opens Pittsburgh Laboratory

20 October 2015

Exova has opened its first facility in the North East of the US with a new materials and corrosion testing laboratory in Pittsburgh.