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Reinforced Plastics

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Mitsubishi Rayon’s carbon fiber sheet molding compound (SMC) has been adopted for the rear door frame of the new Prius PHV.

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Huntsman Advanced Materials has conducted a survey covering the use of composites in the automotive industry.

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Diehl Aircabin has signed a long-term agreement with Diab for the supply of structural foam core materials for cabin interiors.

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Sigmatex has announced a new supplier agreement with Embraer, reportedly one of the largest aerospace companies in the world.

Product
 

Toho Tenax Europe GmbH (TTE) has developed a new compound based on recycled thermoplastic carbon fiber material.

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The Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) and ELG Carbon Fiber Ltd (ELG) have signed a s (MOU) to collaborate on carbon fiber recycling.

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xperion Energy & Environment has received an order for hydrogen high-pressure cylinders from Air Products GmbH in Germany.

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TeXtreme composite material has reportedly been certified for use in commercial aero applications and qualified by an aircraft manufacturer.

Product
 

Materials supplier Solvay has introduced Omnix LF-4050 and Omnix LF-4060 polyamides (PA) with long fiber glass content of 50 and 60% respectively.

News
 

Automotive giant Volvo reports that it is adopting high performance, lightweight composite transverse leaf springs for more models.

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Materials Today
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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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As a rule, predicting the future should only be done in the privacy of your own mind, or if need be: verbally.

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Carbon fiber manufacturers are adding production capacity to meet an increasing number of high performance applications.

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