02 May 2017
02 May 2017
Gazechim Composites Ibérica, Magnum Venus Products and AIMPLAS have established Composites360, a partnership designed to foster the use of composite materials.
The aim of the collaboration is to organise events to provide information on the use of composite materials and promote new applications. The first event was a workshop in April, which focused on the use of high-performance composite materials manufactured by closed mould processes for application in the automotive, transport and aeronautics sectors. Speakers discussed materials, product design, quality, process optimisation and manufacturing costs. A demonstration showcased the production of parts by RTM, including the use of polyester-type resins and epoxy with glass and carbon fibres.
Diab reports that its Divinycell core materials were used in the construction of the new Ferrari Land theme park in Spain.
Composites UK has named Sigmatex winner of its 2017 Environmental/Sustainability Award for its work to reduce the amount of carbon fibre waste generated in-house and successfully developing a recycled product which utilises the existing waste stream.
Chomarat has signed an agreement with Velox covering the distribution of Chomarat carbon fibre reinforcements in France, Italy and the UK, as well as the distribution of its complete range of carbon and glass reinforcements in Turkey.