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News for October 2018


Solvay’s Ixef Compound Enables Single-Use Surgical Instrument Kit

Solvay’s Ixef Compound Enables Single-Use Surgical Instrument Kit

2nd October 2018 0 comments

Solvay’s Ixef polyarylamide (PARA) resin has helped enable a new single-use instrument kit for anterior cervical fusion procedures developed by Intelligent Implant Systems. The MEDIANT Anterior Cervical Plating System leverages Solvay’s compound to help boost operating room efficiency, eliminate onsite sterile processing and reduce infection risk.

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Hexagon Ragasco LPG Cylinders Achieve Sales Milestone

Hexagon Ragasco LPG Cylinders Achieve Sales Milestone

2nd October 2018 0 comments

Hexagon Ragasco has sold 15 million of its composite LPG cylinders worldwide.

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IRG CosiMo Opens Thermoplastic Composites Research Facilities

IRG CosiMo Opens Thermoplastic Composites Research Facilities

2nd October 2018 0 comments

The new facilities of IRG CosiMo (Industry Research Group: Composites for Sustainable Mobility) were unveiled in Augsburg, Germany, by State Minister Franz Josef Pschierer from the Bavarian Ministry of Economics, Energy and Technology, during an opening ceremony on 28 September 2018.

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TFP Exhibits Nonwoven Advances at CAMX 2018

TFP Exhibits Nonwoven Advances at CAMX 2018

2nd October 2018 0 comments

At CAMX 2018, Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will highlight how its nonwovens provide a superior surface finish for composites.

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COMPOSITES EUROPE 2018 Introduces Process Live

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2018 Introduces Process Live

2nd October 2018 0 comments

With its new ‘Process Live’ format, processing and manufacturing processes will become a visible focus of this year’s Composites Europe exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany, on 6-8 November. Mechanical and plant engineering companies will get together in group exhibits to showcase their technologies in live interactions, enabling visitors to experience sub-processes in a larger context.

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G-Force Yachts Racer Employs Diab Core Material

G-Force Yachts Racer Employs Diab Core Material

2nd October 2018 0 comments

The X-Treme 32, the new all-round racer from G-Force Yachts, was built using Diab’s Divinycell HM core materials and the engineering expertise of Composites Consulting Group (CCG).

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Composites One Demonstrates Processing Advances at CAMX 2018

Composites One Demonstrates Processing Advances at CAMX 2018

2nd October 2018 0 comments

Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance, along with more than 15 industry partners, will demonstrate the latest advancements in closed moulding and advanced processes for building real-life parts for marine, aerospace and other markets during CAMX 2018 in Dallas, Texas, US, on 16-18 October.

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ACMA Presses Congress to Advance Defence and Transportation Issues

ACMA Presses Congress to Advance Defence and Transportation Issues

2nd October 2018 0 comments

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) led a Transportation and Defence Fly-In, 25-26 September 2018, during which ACMA members and staff met with more than 75 congressional offices and several key decision makers from federal agencies.

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Porcher Industries Exhibits at CAMX 2018

Porcher Industries Exhibits at CAMX 2018

2nd October 2018 0 comments

Porcher Industries and its US subsidiary BGF Industries will present their latest innovations at CAMX 2018 on 15-18 October in Dallas, Texas, US, including new dry fibres for aerospace and automotive applications, the STELIA thermoplastic fuselage demonstrator, and solutions for the industrial, construction and sports and leisure sectors.

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Lanxess Extends Collaboration with University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lanxess Extends Collaboration with University of Massachusetts Amherst

2nd October 2018 0 comments

Lanxess’ Urethane Systems business unit (URE) is extending its collaboration with the Centre for UMass/Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, US. From October 2018 URE will additionally participate in Research Cluster M on Mechanics & Advanced Manufacturing of Polymers and Composites.

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