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3D printed track shoes

3D printing company CRP Technology has made the structural part of a new range of track shoes as a single unit using carbon fiber reinforced composite.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 360.9 million for the first nine months of 2021, a decline of 17.6% compared to the same period of 2020.

Technology company Schunk has opened two new innovation center in the towns of Reiskirchen and Heuchelheim, Germany covering ceramics and carbon fibers.

A new measurement technique has revealed that a single carbon fiber is more electrically conductive in the direction parallel to its length.

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and materials specialist Arkema have developed a bicycle helmet made of reinforced thermoplastic.

Solvay has completed installation of a new thermoplastic composites (TPC) manufacturing facility at its facility in Greenville, South Carolina.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) in the UK has released details of its research programs over the next two years.

By developing conducting carbon nanotube threads, researchers have been able to product shirts that can monitor the hearts of wearers.

Lanxess has developed hollow-profile hybrid technology incorporating metallic hollow profiles and fiber reinforced plastic.

Researchers have produced carbon nanotube fibers that can act as a thermoelectric generator, able to turn heat into electricity.

Composites UK says that many of its events from September 2021 will now be held face to face.

Composites UK says that five of its 2021 webinars from are now available to watch on demand through Vimeo.

Gurit says that its unaudited net sales for the first half of 2021 were CHF 258.6 million, a decline of 8.5% compared to the same period in 2020.

SGL says that its sales were €496.7 million in the first half of 2021, up 8.8% from €456.5 million in the same period of 2020.

Markforged has developed versions of its fiber reinforced 3D printing material to make it suitable for aerospace.

Markforged has appointed John Howard as its new VP of engineering.

Hexcel Corporation has reported Q2 sales of US$320.3 million, compared to $378.7 million in the Q2 2020.

Burloak Technologies Inc, a division of metal manufacturer Samuel, Son & Co, has opened an additive manufacturing (AM) center in Camarillo, California.

Reactive Components has opened a research center in Leicester, UK, specializing in composite materials research.

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