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News for 29 August 2017


AMRC Installs High Pressure Press to Aid Lightweighting Project

AMRC Installs High Pressure Press to Aid Lightweighting Project

29th August 2017 0 comments

The Composite Centre at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), UK, is installing a high pressure press as part of a project to help luxury car manufacturer Bentley reduce vehicle weight and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Industrial Nanocomposites Conference: Programme Unveiled

Industrial Nanocomposites Conference: Programme Unveiled

29th August 2017 0 comments

The programme for the 2nd Industrial Nanocomposites Conference taking place 10-11 October in Stuttgart, Germany, is now available.

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Porsche Offers Carbon Wheel Option on 911 Turbo S Model

Porsche Offers Carbon Wheel Option on 911 Turbo S Model

29th August 2017 0 comments

Porsche is offering lightweight carbon fibre composite wheels as an option for the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series.

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Tepex Thermoplastic Employed in Off-road Vehicle Interior

Tepex Thermoplastic Employed in Off-road Vehicle Interior

29th August 2017 0 comments

Tepex dynalite thermoplastic composite is being employed in the backseat system of a European automotive manufacturer’s off-road vehicle.

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Bad Wolf Scuff Provides Enhanced Performance

Bad Wolf Scuff Provides Enhanced Performance

29th August 2017 0 comments

Responding to the trucking industry’s need for a better recycled scuff liner material, US Liner is introducing Bad Wolf Scuff, a glass fibre reinforced product line that offers lightweight as well as enhanced durability and performance.

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CAMX Demo Zone Showcases Latest Composite Processes

CAMX Demo Zone Showcases Latest Composite Processes

29th August 2017 0 comments

Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance, along with more than 20 industry and educational partners, will demo the latest composites processes and share practical tips for working smarter, faster and more efficiently during CAMX 2017 in Orlando, Florida, US on 11-14 September.

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Southern Research Contributes to Low Cost Carbon Fibre Project

Southern Research Contributes to Low Cost Carbon Fibre Project

29th August 2017 0 comments

The US Department of Energy (DOE)’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently announced funding of $3,745,413 to Western Research Institute (WRI) to develop low cost carbon fibre components using various resources as the feedstock, such as coal and biomass.

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Zoltek Facility to House Toray Resin Compounding Plant

29th August 2017 0 comments

Zoltek will house parent company Toray’s new PPS resin compounding operation on its site in Nyergesújfalu, Hungary. 

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Creative Pultrusions Acquires Cooling Tower Manufacturer

29th August 2017 0 comments

Creative Pultrusions (CPI), Alum Bank, Pennsylvania, US, has acquired cooling tower manufacturer Tower Tech (TT).

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Diab Americas Triples Processing Capacity for Advanced Foam Cores

29th August 2017 0 comments

Diab Americas has invested in additional stabilisation chambers to support growing demand for its Divinycell HT and Divinycell HP foam cores.

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