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News for May 2016


Chomarat Affirms Its Expertise in Reinforcements for Sports Equipment

Chomarat Affirms Its Expertise in Reinforcements for Sports Equipment

3rd May 2016 0 comments

Chomarat will present its latest Sports & Leisure application at JEC Americas in Atlanta, US, the lightest ski ever produced with its multiaxial carbon reinforcement, C-PLY.

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Fibrelite Partners with US Pre-Cast Trench Manufacturer to Launch New Lightweight Composite Covers for Trench Systems

Fibrelite Partners with US Pre-Cast Trench Manufacturer to Launch New Lightweight Composite Covers for Trench Systems

3rd May 2016 0 comments

Fibrelite has partnered with Trenwa to present a new line of HS-20 load rated concrete trench systems, incorporating Fibrelite’s lightweight composite covers at IEEE this May in Dallas, US.

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Port Jefferson Power Station Lands FiberSystems FRP Fish-Friendly Solution

Port Jefferson Power Station Lands FiberSystems FRP Fish-Friendly Solution

3rd May 2016 0 comments

When National Grid installed fish-friendly intake screens at its Port Jefferson Power Station, US, it needed a new discharge piping assembly with a small footprint that could capture water from a fish and debris trough, and funnel it to a harbour return pipe.

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Magma and Victrex Partnership Breaks Record of Longest M-pipe Subsea Intervention Line

Magma and Victrex Partnership Breaks Record of Longest M-pipe Subsea Intervention Line

3rd May 2016 0 comments

To reduce exploration and production costs and risks in subsea oil and gas systems, Magma Global has developed the flexible m-pipe technology, the largest ever VICTREX PEEK-based structure.

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Solvay Launches New Application Testing Laboratory in Shanghai to Support Technyl Customers’ Growth in Asia

Solvay Launches New Application Testing Laboratory in Shanghai to Support Technyl Customers’ Growth in Asia

3rd May 2016 0 comments

Solvay Engineering Plastics has announced the creation of a dedicated part testing laboratory in Shanghai, China, to support the growth of its customers in the Asia region.

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RAMPF Introduces Close Contour Casting in the US

RAMPF Introduces Close Contour Casting in the US

3rd May 2016 0 comments

RAMPF Group has set up facilities for an innovative casting technique to produce high-quality close contour models with its RAKU-TOOL Close Contour Casting technology.

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Textechno Receives the DIN Innovation Award 2016 at Hannover Messe

Textechno Receives the DIN Innovation Award 2016 at Hannover Messe

3rd May 2016 0 comments

Textechno has received the DIN Innovation Award for DIN SPEC 8100 and its test equipment DRAPE TEST for evaluating composite woven and non-crimp fabrics at the award ceremony which took place at Hannover Messe in Germany on 26 April 2016 in the framework of the DIN forum ‘standards for the world of tomorrow’.

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Thrace Plastics Commissions Second Cygnet Texkimp Creel Following Beaming Success

3rd May 2016 0 comments

Greek plastics manufacturer Thrace Plastics has commissioned a second 1,800-position creel from UK machinery builder Cygnet Texkimp.

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Leading Players Shaping the Hydrogen Industry in Japan

3rd May 2016 0 comments

Mitsui, Toray Industries and Hexagon Lincoln, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, have entered into a joint development agreement to conduct a business viability study of a proposed joint venture to manufacture and sell carbon fibre reinforced high-pressure hydrogen cylinders for vehicles in Japan.

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Hexcel Breaks Ground on New Engineered Core Facility in Morocco

3rd May 2016 0 comments

Hexcel has broken-ground on a new $20 million engineered core facility at the MidParc Free Trade Zone Industrial Park in Casablanca, Morocco.

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