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TFP Nonwovens in Space

TFP Nonwovens in Space

19 January 2016

Technical Fibre Products’ (TFP) Advanced Nonwovens are present on the recently launched Jason-3 Earth Observation Satellite.


Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Lock Gates Installed on Wilhelminakanaal Tilburg

Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Lock Gates Installed on Wilhelminakanaal Tilburg

19 January 2016

The largest fibre-reinforced polymer lock gates in the world have been installed in the new Number III lock on the Wilhelminakanaal in Tilbu...


The Chartered Institute of Building Support Composites in Construction Middle East 2016

The Chartered Institute of Building Support Composites in Construction Middle East 2016

19 January 2016

CompIC ME organisers are pleased to welcome the support of The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Middle East for CompIC ME (Composites ...


Sicomin and Nidecker Join Forces to Showcase Bio-friendly Snowboard at ISPO 2016

Sicomin and Nidecker Join Forces to Showcase Bio-friendly Snowboard at ISPO 2016

19 January 2016

Sicomin has joined forces with snowboard manufacturer Nidecker to produce Nidecker’s first bio-based snowboard.


New ASTM Protocol Now Complete and for Sale

19 January 2016

A new ASTM standard that benefits manufacturers of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP)-based products, such as utility poles and crossarms, is now available in PDF and hard copy format for $44USD.


L-3 Link Contract Award for Spatial

19 January 2016

Following lengthy negotiations, L-3 Link UK and UAE based Spatial Composite Solutions have signed a Long Term Agreement for the supply of Full Flight Pilot Simulator sub modules for L-3 Link’s Reality Seven Simulator manufacturing project.


Toho Tenax Develops Energy-saving, High-productivity Carbonising Process and Surface Treatment Technologies

19 January 2016

Toho Tenax has developed technologies for innovative microwave carbonisation and plasma surface treatment, which are expected to help energy and CO2 emissions saving production of automobiles, high-speed railcars and aircrafts through increased use of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP).


TRB Lightweight Structures and Seisenbacher Announce Strategic Partnership

19 January 2016

TRB Lightweight Structures and Seisenbacher have created a strategic partnership to better serve UK and European train builders with a full suite of interior products.  


Hexcel’s Carbon Fibre Composites Benefit Latest Premium Car Model

19 January 2016

Hexcel’s CFRP technology has been introduced in the BMW 7 Series where it is used to save weight and reinforce the metal shell of the B-pillar.


Promoting Lightweight Construction Research in the UK

Promoting Lightweight Construction Research in the UK

19 January 2016

The UK National Composites Centre (NCC) has expanded its TechCenter with a new KraussMaffei RimStar Compact 4/4/4 mixing and metering machin...


ELG Carbon Fibre Demonstrates Commitment to Quality Standards Through AS/EN9100 Certification

19 January 2016

ELG Carbon Fibre has achieved AS/EN9100 quality management system certification from Bureau Veritas for the ‘Recovery of carbon fibre from manufacturing waste and end of life products’ and the ‘Manufacture of recycled carbon fibre materials and products’.


AIREXBALTEKBANOVA Website Moves to New Branded Domain

19 January 2016

The AIREXBALTEKBANOVA site has now moved to its own branded domain airexbaltekbanova.com.


Redelease Invests in Internal Improvements to Grow in 2016

19 January 2016

In 2015, year of economic crisis and downturn in the composites market, which accounts for 70% of the company’s sales, Redelease chose to focus on internal improvements.


Fibermaq’s Sales Rose 12% in 2015

19 January 2016

Fibermaq started 2015 at an accelerated pace, due to the increased sales of machines for the manufacture of water tanks, in a period of scarce rainfall.