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Tape laying for PAEK composites

TxV Aero Composites has used Fiberforge tape laying system to deliver polyaryletherketone (PAEK) composites.

NetComposites has launched a series of training videos which offer a range of modules covering composite materials.

Composites UK has launched a series of regional SME roadshow events for 2017 in partnership with the National Composites Centre (NCC).

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have become the first to 3D print aerospace-grade carbon fiber composites.

Scientists have combined silicon nanosheets with a polymer to produce a composite material that is UV-resistant and easy to process.

The TPRC has successfully closed a two-year collaborative project on the overmolding of thermoplastic composites.

Composite materials supplier Cristex Composite Materials has introduced a range of glass fiber fabrics from Italian partners G. Angeloni srl.

Quickstep Holdings has announced total sales for the six months to 31 December 2016 of AUS$24.6 million.

Porcher Industries says that it will put in place a multi-million Euro growth and restructuring phase in 2017.

SGL Group plans to renew its funding of the Chair of Carbon Composites (LCC) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), which began eight years ago.

Textechno plans to launch its latest equipment at JEC World taking place in Paris in March.

Dark Matter Composites will provide a seminar on risks, generation, capture and control measures for both carbon and glass fiber dust.

Acciona Construcción SA t has won this year’s JEC Construction Innovation Award for its pultruded composite panels.

Metyx Composites plans to exhibit new fabric materials at JEC World composite show, taking place in Paris in March.

CSIRO has launched a wet spinning line which could dramatically increase the speed of carbon fiber production.

Solvay plans to present a range of its materials at JEC World 2017, taking place in Paris from 14–16 March.

Hexcel has developed HexPly M781, a fast-curing prepreg system with multiaxial reinforcements.

Product development specialist ARRK has opened a new paint spraying facility at its Composites Centre in Nuneaton, UK.

Glass fiber specialist Şişecam has invested of 400 million TL (around €100 million) to build a plant in Turkey.

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

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