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Aircraft carbon fiber contract

Safran and Saertex have reportedly signed a 10-year contract to make carbon fiber aircraft equipment.

Gurit says that its existing three-year contract with a major wind turbine manufacturer has been extended for another three years.

3D printing of composite parts makes counterfeiting easier

Exact Metrology has introduced the Hexagon RS6 laser scanner, which it says can scan up to 1.2 million points/second with a scan rate of 300 Hz.

The Technical University of Munich's carbon composites department has begun a new project covering the laser AM of carbon fiber parts.

Jiangsu Hansu New Material Co and Sabic have developed a new range of unidirectional (UD) composite tapes made with continuous carbon fiber.

Lanxess reports that its Tepex continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites can now be integrated in the extrusion blow molding process.

Engineers from the University of Delaware have developed a 3D printing technology that can make composites using continuous carbon fibers.

Bercella has installed a carbon fiber reinforced plastic dispenser structure aboard the European Space Agency’s Vega rocket.

Using a wet spinning process, researchers have produced carbon nanotube fibers that are stronger than Kevlar and almost as conductive as copper.

CAMX 2020 has announced its program of its live and on-demand virtual conference, taking place from 22-24 September 2020.

Carbon fiber specialist Hexcel reports that composites now play an essential role in the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drone, industry.

SGL Carbon has appointed Thomas Dippold as its new CFO and board member with a tenure of five years.

Hexcel and Arkema plan to host a webinar covering the use of thermoplastic polymers as matrices for continuous fiber reinforced composites.

Gurit says that it plans to invest more than CHF 20 million to produce composite components for the Indian wind energy industry.

Composites UK has announced its new board members for 2020-2022.

Teijin's Tenax dry reinforcements (DR) carbon fiber material is now qualified to produce Airbus A320neo wing spoilers using resin transfer molding (RTM).

Volume Graphics says that it has updated its VGSTUDIO MAX software with a reverse engineering module.

The UK government and composites organizations have launched a new initiative to develop and industrialize new sustainable composite materials.

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