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Reinforced Plastics news

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

Composite material certified for aircraft use

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

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

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

Fibermaq, a Brazilian supplier of composite molding equipment, says that it expects a 30% surge in revenue this year, returning to 2015 levels.

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

Turkish fabric manufacturer Metyx Composites has appointing GRP Solutions Ltd as its exclusive distributor for Great Britain.

Lanxess will be investing around €100 million to expand its production facilities for chemical intermediates.

Haydale has developed carbon fiber-reinforced composite materials featuring graphene powder with improved resistance to lightning-strike damage.

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.

Cabot Corporation says that it will expand its manufacturing capabilities for elastomer composites at its plant in Port Dickson, Malaysia.

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

A tidal turbine installed in the North Sea features three rotor blades manufactured in house by A C Marine & Composites.

Evonik Industries and Forward Engineering has established a joint venture (JV) called Vestaro GmbH.

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.

A door for a hydrogen powered car has been build using flax supplied by materials specialist Composites Evolution.

Solvay has announced a supplementary global price increase for its PA6 and PA6.6 based compounds and fibers.

Gurit, which makes composites for wind applications, has reported 2016 net sales of CHF 352 million.

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