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News for August 2016


AMRC Tested Aerobatic Aircraft Put Through Its Paces at Top Global Airshow

AMRC Tested Aerobatic Aircraft Put Through Its Paces at Top Global Airshow

23rd August 2016 0 comments

A spectacular aerobatic aircraft, which passed airworthiness tests at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing, is being put through its paces (week commencing 22 August 2016) at the world’s largest recreational aviation, experimental aircraft and aeronautics airshow.

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Jacobs Engineering Chooses FiberSystems for Composite Off-Shore Platform Break Tank Application

Jacobs Engineering Chooses FiberSystems for Composite Off-Shore Platform Break Tank Application

23rd August 2016 0 comments

When Shell Exploration & Production subcontractor Jacobs Engineering was tasked to make modifications to a potable water system aboard Perdido, changes included a requirement for a positive break tank.

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Carbodeon Closes EUR 1.5 million Funding Round from Straightforward Capital

Carbodeon Closes EUR 1.5 million Funding Round from Straightforward Capital

23rd August 2016 0 comments

Carbodeon has closed a EUR 1.5 million funding round from Straightforward Capital, a Finnish venture capital firm.

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Axalta Coating Systems has Carbon Fibre Covered

Axalta Coating Systems has Carbon Fibre Covered

23rd August 2016 0 comments

Axalta Coating Systems is working with automotive manufacturers in their quest to make vehicles lighter in order to reduce emissions and fuel consumption by replacing standard steel with composites such as carbon fibre.

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Black Opaque Conformal Coating from Intertronics Enhances PCB Security

Black Opaque Conformal Coating from Intertronics Enhances PCB Security

23rd August 2016 0 comments

The new Dymax Multi-Cure 9451 is a true black and opaque conformal coating from Intertronics that enhances security of electronic products by covering the printed circuit board and components, hiding them from visual inspection.

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Gurit-Engineered ARES HERCULES Series Fast Patrol Boats on Sea Trials

23rd August 2016 0 comments

Gurit Composite Engineering congratulates ARES Shipyard on the launch of the first in a series of new patrol boats for Qatar Coastguard.

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IACMI Launches Project to Enable Thermoplastic Composite Parts Manufacturing for High Volume, Low Cost, Reduced Weight Automotive Components with Increased Design Flexibility

IACMI Launches Project to Enable Thermoplastic Composite Parts Manufacturing for High Volume, Low Cost, Reduced Weight Automotive Components with Increased Design Flexibility

23rd August 2016 0 comments

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), in partnership with DuPont Performance Materials, Fibrtec and Purdue University has launched its first project selected with a dual focus on decreasing the cost of manufacture and increasing design flexibility for automotive composites.

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The Spheretex Team Celebrates 25th Anniversary

23rd August 2016 0 comments

The Spheretex Team is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the development of the first glassfibre based core material, ‘Sphere.tex’ which began development when CEO and majority shareholder Siggi Gerhards started in the 80’s.

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Saertex and CEM Partner for Core Material Distribution on US Territory

23rd August 2016 0 comments

CEM, Composite Essential Materials, has partnered with Saertex to deliver its SAERfoam material.

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ALMACO Creates Wind Committee

23rd August 2016 0 comments

The Latin American Composite Materials Association (ALMACO) has recently created a Wind Committee, a body that has the goal of sharing knowledge and opening new opportunities for composite materials.

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