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News for 4 October 2016


A Passenger Ferry for Sustainable Sightseeing

A Passenger Ferry for Sustainable Sightseeing

4th October 2016 0 comments

A new battery powered passenger ferry measuring 40 metres long and 15 metres wide that runs the route between Flåm and Gudvangen in Norway, with a capacity of 400 passengers going through the vulnerable Nærøyfjord has been designed, taking sightseeing to a new – and more sustainable – level.

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Core Bond System Gains American Bureau of Shipping Certification for Marine and Offshore Composite Applications

Core Bond System Gains American Bureau of Shipping Certification for Marine and Offshore Composite Applications

4th October 2016 0 comments

The two-part Core-Bond system product range from Scott Bader North America (formerly Scott Bader-ATC) has recently been awarded Product Design Assessment (PDA) certification for composite core installation by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for marine and offshore applications.

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Direct Tool Company Soar Ahead Securing Contracts with International Yacht Racing Teams

Direct Tool Company Soar Ahead Securing Contracts with International Yacht Racing Teams

4th October 2016 0 comments

Direct Tool Company (DTC) describes itself as the leading supplier of refinishing tools, consumables and plant equipment for some of the most prestigious names in the sailing scene.

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Revolutionary Composite Gas Transition Seal

Revolutionary Composite Gas Transition Seal

4th October 2016 0 comments

Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS) has been awarded a contract extension by UK utility company, National Grid, to develop 14 different lightweight composite Gas Transition Piece (GTP) solutions for 7 different pipeline diameters from 300-1050mm. Each size has a variant for use on sites where access to the pipe is restricted by space constraints.

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LEHVOSS North America Unveils New Generation of PEEK Compounds for Applications in the Energy Industry

LEHVOSS North America Unveils New Generation of PEEK Compounds for Applications in the Energy Industry

4th October 2016 0 comments

LEHVOSS North America has introduced LUVOCOMEOG, a new generation of PEEK compounds specifically formulated for the energy industry.  

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CAMX Technical Paper and Poster Session Winners Announced

CAMX Technical Paper and Poster Session Winners Announced

4th October 2016 0 comments

CAMX, The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, announced the CAMX 2016 Technical Paper Award and Poster Session winners during the expo, last week.

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New Nanoparticle Coating for Plasticating Screws Has Greater Wear Resistance Than Standard Thermal-spray Tungsten Carbide

New Nanoparticle Coating for Plasticating Screws Has Greater Wear Resistance Than Standard Thermal-spray Tungsten Carbide

4th October 2016 0 comments

A technology that uses exceedingly tiny tungsten carbide spheres barely larger than the particles in cigarette smoke has yielded a coating for single and twin plasticating screws that resists abrasive and corrosive wear better than standard coatings applied by high-velocity oxygen fuel (HVOF) thermal spray.

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New ACCU-CAL 160 Radiometer Helps Ensure Consistent Production Quality

New ACCU-CAL 160 Radiometer Helps Ensure Consistent Production Quality

4th October 2016 0 comments

Dymax Corporation offers ACCU-CAL 160, a new radiometer which it says simplifies validation and monitoring of UV or LED light-curing up to 10W/cm2 emitted from stationary light-curing flood lamps or lamps used in conveyorised processes.

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Lentus’ Success with the Cervélo Bike Frame Project

4th October 2016 0 comments

In June 2015, Lentus Composites was awarded the project to work with leading bike manufacturers Cervélo, to design and manufacture competition bike frames.

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CO2 on the Way to Becoming an All-around Talent

4th October 2016 0 comments

Covestro says that the action radius of carbon dioxide as a chemical building block for plastics may soon be significantly expanded.

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