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News for November 2017


ACMA Promotes Greater Use of Composites in Transportation and Defence

ACMA Promotes Greater Use of Composites in Transportation and Defence

7th November 2017 0 comments

During the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)’s inaugural Transportation and Defence Policy Fly-In event, ACMA member companies and staff connected with 75 Members of Congress, their staff and key decision makers from federal agencies.

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Toho Tenax Develops Multi-Material Roof Cover for Toyota Fuel Cell Bus

Toho Tenax Develops Multi-Material Roof Cover for Toyota Fuel Cell Bus

7th November 2017 0 comments

Toho Tenax has developed a lightweight, multi-material roof cover for a fuel cell bus. The company reports that the roof cover, made of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP), aluminium and lightweight engineering plastics, can be manufactured in one large piece and is suitable for mass production.

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LM Wind Power 73.5 m Blade Sets Spanish Record

LM Wind Power 73.5 m Blade Sets Spanish Record

7th November 2017 0 comments

On 20 October, the first LM 73.5 P wind turbine blade, the largest blade ever produced and transported through Spain, arrived at Castellón Port. 

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EuCIA Highlights Sustainability as Key Driver for Composites Use

EuCIA Highlights Sustainability as Key Driver for Composites Use

7th November 2017 0 comments

Sustainability as a key driver for the use of composites, and the need for life cycle assessment (LCA) methods that provide reliable, reproducible results, were highlighted during the recent Lightweight, Durable and Sustainable Composites seminar organised by the European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA). A video of the event is now available to view online.

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Chomarat Invests in New Carbon Multiaxial Machine

Chomarat Invests in New Carbon Multiaxial Machine

7th November 2017 0 comments

Chomarat has invested in a new carbon multiaxial machine to bolster its development strategy, particularly in the aerospace and automotive sectors.

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OCSiAl’s Nanotube-Based Concentrate Wins JEC Award

OCSiAl’s Nanotube-Based Concentrate Wins JEC Award

7th November 2017 0 comments

During JEC Asia 2017 Innovation Awards, the JEC Group named OCSiAl’s Tuball Matrix single wall carbon nanotube-based pre-dispersed concentrate winner in the Raw Materials category.

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Velox Expands Distribution Agreement with Low & Bonar

7th November 2017 0 comments

Velox has announced the expansion of its distribution partnership with Low & Bonar to include the distribution of Low & Bonar’s Enka-Channel and Enka-Fusion resin infusion products throughout Europe.

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Composites UK Unveils 2017 Industry Award Winners

7th November 2017 0 comments

On 1 November Composites UK revealed the winners of its 2017 Composites Industry Awards at a dinner held at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.

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Solvay Expands Thermal Management Solutions for Automotive

7th November 2017 0 comments

Solvay has added Ryton R-4-300 polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) and the Amodel A-89XX series of polyphthalamide (PPA) polymers to its portfolio of thermal management solutions.

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Sigmatex’s Tom Rockwood Named Composites UK Apprentice of the Year

7th November 2017 0 comments

Industry trade association Composites UK has named Tom Rockwood as Apprentice of the Year at its annual awards dinner on 1 November.

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