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News for 4 July 2017


Teijin’s Materials Support Kogakuin University Solar Vehicle

Teijin’s Materials Support Kogakuin University Solar Vehicle

4th July 2017 0 comments

Teijin’s high-performance materials will be adopted in the carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) vehicle developed by the Kogakuin University Solar Team for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge taking place in Australia this October.

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Michelman Sizing Employed in World’s First Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel Made with Recycled Carbon Fibre

Michelman Sizing Employed in World’s First Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel Made with Recycled Carbon Fibre

4th July 2017 0 comments

Continuous recycled carbon fibre tow has been used to manufacture a composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV) for the first time, reports Michelman, which collaborated with fellow Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) members Steelhead Composites and Vartega on the project.

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Custom Composites Sponsors Team GB Sailors

Custom Composites Sponsors Team GB Sailors

4th July 2017 0 comments

Custom Composites has announced sponsorship of Olympic hopefuls Team Lloyd Williams-Alloway, continuing a relationship with Team GB sailors that has resulted in gold medals in each of the two last summer games.

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Orro’s Terra C Bike Features Hybrid Carbon Fibre Textile

Orro’s Terra C Bike Features Hybrid Carbon Fibre Textile

4th July 2017 0 comments

Orro has released its new Terra C model road bike, which features sigmaIF, a combination of Innegra and Sigmatex carbon fibres, to produce a completely redesigned frame.

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Airbus Selects Hexcel as Supplier for H160 Helicopter

Airbus Selects Hexcel as Supplier for H160 Helicopter

4th July 2017 0 comments

Hexcel will extend its 40-year partnership with Airbus Helicopters by supplying composite materials for the new H160 helicopter.

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Scott Bader Adds Shorter Fixture Time Adhesives to Crestomer Range

Scott Bader Adds Shorter Fixture Time Adhesives to Crestomer Range

4th July 2017 0 comments

Scott Bader has added two new Crestomer grades to its structural adhesives range, which are primarily aimed at structurally bonding smaller sized FRP components and improving productivity.

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Carbodeon Nickel-PTFE-Nanodiamond Coatings Offer Improved Abrasive Wear Resistance

Carbodeon Nickel-PTFE-Nanodiamond Coatings Offer Improved Abrasive Wear Resistance

4th July 2017 0 comments

Carbodeon of Finland has worked with metal finishing specialist CCT Plating of Germany, to develop a new electroless nickel, PTFE and nanodiamond composite coating.

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ACMA Applauds EPA Final Rule for TSCA Risk Evaluation

4th July 2017 0 comments

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) applauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 22 June final rule for Risk Evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

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Creative Pultrusions Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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Creative Pultrusions has earned the ISO 9001:2015 certification.

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Chem-Trend Expands in Eastern Europe

4th July 2017 0 comments

Chem-Trend has acquired the release agent business of Rubio Trading & Consulting, its long-time distribution partner in Romania, to form Chem-Trend Romania.

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