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Reinforced Plastics

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TPI Composites, Inc has entered into a long-term agreement with wind power giant Gamesa to supply wind blades in Turkey.

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Polymer specialist Victrex plc has acquired Zyex, which makes PEEK based fibers for the aerospace, automotive and industrial markets.

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Hexion Inc has developed a new Bakelite phenolic resin with a formaldehyde (ULEF) content of less than 0.1%.

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Chemical company Solvay has been awarded a multi-million-pound grant for the FLAVA automotive project.

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Henkel has started to build a new production facility for aerospace applications at its site in Montornès, Spain.

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A new report suggests that composite regulation in marine, rail, oil & gas, and construction could save the UK money.

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Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has completed its acquisition of US company Chemtura, which supplies flame retardant and lubricant additives.

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Dura Composites has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017 in the international trade category.

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Diab has signed a long term contract with Diehl Aircabin to supply its Divinycell F foam core for cabin applications.

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Stratasys has developed FDM Nylon 12CF, a carbon fiber-filled thermoplastic which could replace metal components in a range of applications.

In the magazine…
Materials Today
Feature
 

Liz Nickels looks back at the groundbreaking composite commercial spacecraft eleven years on.

Feature
 

Carbon fiber offers a great many performance and lightweighting benefits for composites.

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Michael Tolinski provides an excerpt from the 2015 second edition of his book Additives for Polyolefins, available from Elsevier.

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