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News for 6 December 2016


Aliancys Promotes Co-processing as Viable Recycling Route for Glass Filled Composites

Aliancys Promotes Co-processing as Viable Recycling Route for Glass Filled Composites

6th December 2016 0 comments

OEMs and designers need to have peace-of-mind on the availability of reliable end-of-life solutions for the composite parts and components they create.

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Nottingham to Lead New £10.3m Composite Manufacturing Research Hub

Nottingham to Lead New £10.3m Composite Manufacturing Research Hub

6th December 2016 0 comments

The University of Nottingham has led the team that has secured £10.3m in government funding for new research into pioneering composite manufacturing techniques, Jo Johnson, Universities and Science Minister has announced.

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Thermwood Adds Thermographic Imaging to its Additive Manufacturing Machines

Thermwood Adds Thermographic Imaging to its Additive Manufacturing Machines

6th December 2016 0 comments

Thermwood has added thermographic imaging as a standard feature on its LSAM (Large Scale Additive Manufacturing) systems.

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The Radicigroup ‘Team’ Visits Nissan

The Radicigroup ‘Team’ Visits Nissan

6th December 2016 0 comments

RadiciGroup’s integrated offer for the automotive sector presented to the technicians of Nissan Technical Centre Europe.

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North Thin Ply Technology Announces Lloyd’s Register Approval for Marine Focussed ThinPreg 736LT

North Thin Ply Technology Announces Lloyd’s Register Approval for Marine Focussed ThinPreg 736LT

6th December 2016 0 comments

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has announced the recent approval of its ThinPreg 736LT prepreg system by Lloyd’s Register.

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Full Size Composite Replica Spitfire Fighter Aircraft Built Using Scott Bader Advanced Materials

Full Size Composite Replica Spitfire Fighter Aircraft Built Using Scott Bader Advanced Materials

6th December 2016 0 comments

The Spitfire Heritage Trust has recently completed a major project, successfully building from scratch an exact, full size ‘all fibreglass’ replica of the iconic WWII ‘Battle of Britain’ Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB (Type 359).

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Exova On-site Grainger & Worrall Lab Receives UKAS Accreditation

Exova On-site Grainger & Worrall Lab Receives UKAS Accreditation

6th December 2016 0 comments

Global testing and certification group Exova has received UKAS accreditation for its Grainger & Worrall (GW) on-site testing laboratory.

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Robnor Resins to Re-brand as Robnor Resinlab Following Partnership With US Resin Manufacturer Resinlab

6th December 2016 0 comments

Robnor Resins has announced its merger with US Resin Manufacturer, Resinlab, and in recognition of this new partnership, effective from 5 December 2016, the company says it will adopt a new brand identity as Robnor Resinlab.

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Huber Announces North America Price Increase for Precipitated Alumina Trihydrate and Magnesium Hydroxide Grades

6th December 2016 0 comments

Huber Engineered Materials has announced a price increase in North America for its precipitated alumina trihydrate and magnesium hydroxide products, effective 2 January 2017, or as current contracts allow and explains that prices will increase depending on product grade and packaging.  

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Gurit Acquires BASF PET Business

6th December 2016 0 comments

Gurit has announced its acquisition of BASF`s PET structural foam business for an undisclosed purchase price.

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