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News for October 2014


DSM Increases Price for its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl Ester Resins

21st October 2014 0 comments

DSM Composite Resins is increasing the price for its Unsaturated Polyester/ Vinyl ester resins sold in Europe, Middle East and India by 50-75 euros per ton (depending on product and resin chemistry). The price increase will take effect for all new deliveries after 15 October 2014. This new price increase is on top of the price increases announced by DSM in July and August 2014.

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China’s Medshine Uses Solvay’s Radel PPSU and AvaSpire PAEK in Locally-Produced Medical Sterilisation Case

28th October 2014 0 comments

Medshine Medical Devices, a medical device manufacturer based in Qingdao, China states it has introduced one of the first locally-produced surgical sterilisation cases made of high-performance thermoplastics from Solvay Specialty Polymers.

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Modular Training Courses ‘Composite Essentials’ Website Launched

Modular Training Courses ‘Composite Essentials’ Website Launched

28th October 2014 0 comments

NetComposites has launched a new website to promote its range of training courses, titled Composite Essentials.

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Epsilon Optics Provides Fibre-Optic Sensing for TEL’s DeltaStream Tidal Energy Turbine

Epsilon Optics Provides Fibre-Optic Sensing for TEL’s DeltaStream Tidal Energy Turbine

28th October 2014 0 comments

Tidal Energy’s innovative DeltaStream turbine will soon be installed off the Pembrokeshire coast, UK in Ramsey sound, where it will be closely monitored with the help of Epsilon Optics fibre-optic sensing technology.

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Sensor System Accurately Monitors Material Level in Pressurised Reservoirs Prevents Contamination during Dispensing Process

Sensor System Accurately Monitors Material Level in Pressurised Reservoirs Prevents Contamination during Dispensing Process

28th October 2014 0 comments

A new Low-Level-Sensing Reservoir System from Dymax prevents empty material reservoirs from introducing air into dispensing lines, thereby eliminating contamination during the dispensing process. 

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Innovative Composite Pallet Gains Strength and Durability from Pultruded Bayer Polyurethanes

28th October 2014 0 comments

RM2 states it has developed a composite pallet that resolves many of the issues the material handling industry faces related to traditional wooden pallets.

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Henkel and Quickstep Present Study of Benzoxazine Components and OoA Manufacturing Process for Aircraft and Helicopters

Henkel and Quickstep Present Study of Benzoxazine Components and OoA Manufacturing Process for Aircraft and Helicopters

28th October 2014 0 comments

In the study conducted by Henkel and Quickstep, a benzoxazine resin was combined with a rapid heating and cooling manufacturing approach to produce high temperature resistant composite laminates and parts at significantly lower cycle times.

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Huntsman Advanced Materials Focuses on New Generation Composite & Adhesive Materials for Aerospace Interiors

Huntsman Advanced Materials Focuses on New Generation Composite & Adhesive Materials for Aerospace Interiors

28th October 2014 0 comments

Huntsman Advanced Materials Araldite family of processing solutions look to advance material science within aerospace composites.

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EU Funded Project COALINE to Develop In-line Coating for Pultruded Parts

28th October 2014 0 comments

clean one-stage process free of VOCs and small particles emissions, able to produce properly coated composite pultruded profiles.

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Novel Lightweight Shelter Provides Explosion-Proof Protection on Mobile Fertiliser Plant Reclaimer

Novel Lightweight Shelter Provides Explosion-Proof Protection on Mobile Fertiliser Plant Reclaimer

28th October 2014 0 comments

A unique lightweight explosion-proof shelter for a portal-style scraper reclaimer is being built by outdoor enclosure specialist Intertec for a new fertiliser plant in Africa.

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