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Protecting planes from lightning strikes

Nickel-coated carbon fibres may outperform carbon mesh in composite aircraft

Hexcel Corporation says that it has completed its acquisition of ARC Technologies LLC.

Hexcel Corporation has appointed Colleen Pritchett as president of Aerospace, Americas.

A composite made of lignin, nylon and carbon fiber possesses just the right mix of viscosity when hot and strength when cool for 3D printing.

Gurit has reevaluated its operating profit potential for fiscal year 2018.

Granta Design says that it has updated its Granta MI materials information management software to make it easier to incorporate ‘Digital Twin’ strategies.

BMW Group has reportedly chosen SGL Carbon to supply carbon fibers to the BMW iNEXT.

Carbon fiber company Umatex Rosatom, based in Russia, has partnered with an Italian motorcycle racing team.

Mitsubishi Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire 25% of shares in ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (ECF).

Leipzig University has published a new academic study covering the benefits of carbon fiber components for use in the printing and papermaking industries.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) says that it plans to increase capacity by 50% to 2020.

JEC Asia attracted more than 230 companies and 7000 professional visits, with 49 countries represented.

ELG Carbon Fibre, which specializes in recycled carbon fiber materials, has received ISO 14001:2015 environment management system accreditation.

An Australian consortium has been selected by the Australian Government to provide an aircraft system.

Materials company Haydale has been awarded a research and development grant to develop graphene powder composite tooling.

CG TEC, which makes fiber rods and tubes, and Refitech, which makes composite components, have signed a strategic partnership agreement.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF295.3 million for the first nine months of 2018.

3D printing company Renishaw has tested a lightweight watch made of graphene powder reinforced carbon fiber.

Materials company Haydale has been awarded a contract to develop ‘wearable technology’ for athletes in training for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Cobra International says that it will be showcasing its whole range of carbon fiber components at CAMX 2018.

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