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HyperSizer Helps Optimise Structure of Stratolaunch Aircraft

HyperSizer Helps Optimise Structure of Stratolaunch Aircraft

10 October 2017

Collier Research’s HyperSizer software was used to optimise the composite fuselage and wing structure of the Stratolaunch air-launch platfor...


Porcher Industries Acquires P-D Interglas Technologies

Porcher Industries Acquires P-D Interglas Technologies

10 October 2017

Porcher Industries has completed the acquisition of the Interglas Technologies operation, including all business operations, workforce resou...


Chomarat Signs Distribution Agreement with Velox

Chomarat Signs Distribution Agreement with Velox

10 October 2017

Chomarat has signed an agreement with Velox covering the distribution of Chomarat carbon fibre reinforcements in France, Italy and the UK, a...


Chem-Trend Introduces Release Agent for Aerospace Composites

Chem-Trend Introduces Release Agent for Aerospace Composites

10 October 2017

Chem-Trend is introducing Zyvax 1070W, a release agent for use in moulding processes for aerospace composites components.


Sigmatex Wins Composites UK Sustainability Award

Sigmatex Wins Composites UK Sustainability Award

10 October 2017

Composites UK has named Sigmatex winner of its 2017 Environmental/Sustainability Award for its work to reduce the amount of carbon fibre was...


Composites UK Reveals 2017 Industry Award Shortlist

10 October 2017

Composites UK has unveiled the shortlist for its 2017 Industry Awards, which will be presented at its annual awards dinner on 1 November at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, UK, coinciding with the Advanced Engineering Show.


Gurit Transfers UK Prepreg Business to Spain

10 October 2017

Gurit has announced that it will transfer its UK prepreg business to its Spanish prepreg production facility by summer 2018.


Michelman Presents Sizing Solutions for Carbon Fibre

10 October 2017

Michelman will feature a number of new and improved Hydrosize fibre sizing solutions formulated for use with carbon fibre at GoCarbonFibre 2017 on 10-12 October in Munich, Germany.


Agenda for JEC Automotive Forums Published

10 October 2017

JEC Group is returning to Knoxville, Tennessee, US, for the second year in a row for JEC Automotive Forums, an international conference focusing on the use of composite materials in the automotive industry.


Solvay Adds Polymer Data to Digimat-MX Database

10 October 2017

Solvay has added data relative to new Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA), Ryton polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) and KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) polymer grades to the Digimat-MX database tool of Digimat software from e-Xstream engineering, to store anisotropic measurements and related micromechanical models.


Kanfit Receives Additional Nadcap Accreditation for Composites

10 October 2017

Kanfit has announced that it has completed its Nadcap audit for composites as well as a renewed certification for heat treatment.


GRP Solutions Appointed Paiboat Distributor for UK

10 October 2017

Pai Cristal Italia has appointed GRP Solutions as its new industrial distributor for the UK. The agreement includes PaiBoat polishing formulations for the composite industry.