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Research to improve composite transport safety

Researchers at Queen’s University in Belfast have developed carbon fiber simulation tools,

IACMI develops prototype 9 m wind blade

US composites institute IACMI teams has unveiled a 9 m long prototype wind blade.

Carbon fiber provider DowAksa has appointed Anthony J Roberts as director of strategic planning.

Inspired by natural adhesive materials, scientists have developed a synthetic version that can be controlled remotely using UV light.

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd and Adesso Advanced Materials Wuhu Co Ltd, have concluded a MOU to develop lightweight composite components.

Gurit has signed a distribution agreement with Barracuda Advanced Composites as its distributor for non-wind applications.

Global aerostructures manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems has reported 2016 revenues of US$6.8 billion, up 2% year on year.

Oxford Advanced Surfaces (OAS) plans to showcase a new surface treatment product at JEC World 2017.

Safran Nacelles has registered over 100 of its employees for the UK's Composites Assured Practitioner Scheme (CAP).

Conductive CNT-composites could be produced using standard commercial 3D printers, according to Italian researchers

French researchers say that a mix of carbon dioxide and methane could be the perfect feedstock for high quality carbon nanomaterials

Composite Advantage has installed a prefabricated, lightweight bridge to replace an old vehicle bridge in the city of Trail, British Columbia.

DolphiTech plans to launch a new range of ultrasound instruments with extended capabilities for non-destructive testing (NDT).

Liz Nickels looked at what's at the cutting edge of the growing e-bike market.

A carbon fiber transport pod has achieved first place in the inaugural SpaceX Hyperloop Competition Weekend in the US.

Composites One, a North American supplier of composites raw materials, has acquired Canadian-based BMB Solutions Composites.

The German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) is now welcoming applications for the AVK Innovation Award 2017.

Hexcel has reported Q4 2016 results of diluted EPS of US$0.64 on net sales of US$483.5 million.

PEEK specialist Victrex has invested in a minority interest in pipe manufacturer Magma to boost the adoption of its m-pipe for subsea applications.

An Australian organization has pledged AUS$250,000 to support a consortium of Australian carbon fiber and composite manufacturers.

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