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Victrex and Exeter University Partner on PAEK Additive Manufacturing

Victrex and Exeter University Partner on PAEK Additive Manufacturing

18 September 2018

With the aim developing a broader platform for additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, the University of Exeter, UK, and Victrex, have for...


SGL Carbon Celebrates Opening of Fibre Placement Centre

SGL Carbon Celebrates Opening of Fibre Placement Centre

18 September 2018

SGL Carbon and Fraunhofer IGCV have officially opened the Fibre Placement Centre (FPC) at SGL's site in Meitingen, Germany. Compositence, BA...


Solvay and Bell Sign Rotorcraft Supply Agreement

Solvay and Bell Sign Rotorcraft Supply Agreement

18 September 2018

Solvay has signed a ten-year agreement for the supply of composites and adhesives to be used across Bell's military and commercial rotorcraf...


AMSilk and Airbus Develop Next Generation Composite Fibres

18 September 2018

AMSilk and Airbus have entered into a joint cooperation agreement to develop a new era of composites for use in the aerospace industry. The new composite material will be built using AMSilk’s Biosteel fibre technology, which enables lightweight construction with multiple shock resistance and flexibility.


AMRC Orders Ultrasonic-Assisted Composite Machining Tool

AMRC Orders Ultrasonic-Assisted Composite Machining Tool

11 September 2018

A £1.8 million DMU 340 G linear machine tool is coming to the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), UK, a...


Hexcel’s Acousti-Cap Helps Reduce Aircraft Noise in NASA-Boeing Test

Hexcel’s Acousti-Cap Helps Reduce Aircraft Noise in NASA-Boeing Test

11 September 2018

Hexcel's latest Acousti-Cap sound-reducing honeycomb technology was recently tested in a joint NASA-Boeing flight test on a B737 MAX test pl...


USQ Hosts Centre for Future Materials Open Day

USQ Hosts Centre for Future Materials Open Day

11 September 2018

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)’s composites research and development was on display when the Centre for Future Materials (CFM) held...


Online Monitoring System Detects Milling Damage to Carbon Fibre Structures

Online Monitoring System Detects Milling Damage to Carbon Fibre Structures

11 September 2018

Parth Rawal, a scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials (IFAM), Stade, Germany, has been pre...


Solvay Receives General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Supplier Award

11 September 2018

Solvay has received a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) Supplier Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding quality and delivery performance.


Airbus Perlan Mission II Sets Altitude Record

Airbus Perlan Mission II Sets Altitude Record

04 September 2018

Airbus Perlan Mission II, the world’s first initiative to pilot an engine-less aircraft to the edge of space, made history again in August i...