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Research to improve composite transport safety

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

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

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.

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

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

AOC LLC has announced a price increase of US$0.07/lb for all products sold in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean.

A joint venture called TxV Aero Composites has been established to improve the adoption of PAEK composite in aerospace.

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.

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).

Scott Bader says that has increased the production capacity for its range of Crestabond adhesives.

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

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