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Composites Industry News

News for September 2005


TEC Industries Acquires Quatro Composites

16th September 2005 0 comments

TEC Industries has acquired the California-based Quatro Composites to expand its carbon fibre fabrication capabilities.

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Raymor Receives EADS Order for Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

16th September 2005 0 comments

Raymor Industries Inc. has received an order to deliver single-walled carbon nanotubes (C-SWNT) from EADS Composites Atlantic Ltd., a company from the EADS Group.

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Saint-Gobain Launch Maxflow Reinforcements for Faster Resin Flow

16th September 2005 0 comments

Saint Gobain Technical Fibres have launched its latest development for closed mould processing, MAXFLOW multiaxials.

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Victrex to Double Capacity for PEEK with New Manufacturing Facility

16th September 2005 0 comments

Victrex USA is to construct a second manufacturing facility at its main UK site in Thornton Cleveleys, Lancashire for the production of VICTREX PEEK high performance polymer.

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Qatar Airways Signs GEnx Engine Order for its New A350 Fleet

16th September 2005 0 comments

Qatar Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with General Electric Company for the GEnx engine to power the airline’s new fleet 60 Airbus A350 aircraft.

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Crane Composites Establishes New Thermoplastic Composite Facility

16th September 2005 0 comments

Crane Composites is establishing a new manufacturing facility which will produce continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRT).

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Mercedes Introduces World’s Fastest Open-Top Four-Seater

16th September 2005 0 comments

Mercedes Benz have introduced the CLK DTM AMG Cabriolet, the limited edition supercharged V8 sporting a lightweight carbon fibre body.

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UK Engineer Breaks Fuel-economy Record

21st September 2005 0 comments

With fuel prices reaching an all time high, a car built by a Bath (UK) engineer has broken a British record for fuel economy in a recent eco-marathon held in Scotland.

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Samsonite Introduce Curv Composite to Suitcases

21st September 2005 0 comments

Luggage innovator, Samsonite, has harnessed the lightweight strength properties of Curv composite material to develop its latest X’Lite collection of iconic suitcases.

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US Carbon Fibre Materials to Reach $2.2 Billion by 2011

23rd September 2005 0 comments

According to a soon-to-be-released report from BCC Research, structural carbon fibre materials are expected to grow by 6.6 percent to $2.2 billion in 2011.

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