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Carbon fiber CHANGE TOPIC

Carbon fiber news, June 2016

The Australian Composites Structures Society (ACSS) has issued a call for papers for its 2017 Advanced Composites Innovation Conference.

Henkel has opened a new composite lab in Heidelberg, Germany for automotive end users.

McLaren Special Operations, the bespoke division of McLaren Automotive, has announced the creation of the MSO Carbon Series LT.

Over 150 students, academics, technicians, and business owners from 27 states attended the two-day Composites in Wind workshop.

US-based M2S Bikes has set up a Kickstarter to fund the development of the All-Go lightweight electric bike made with carbon fiber.

A violin with acoustics that can be customized is made from a novel composite material that incorporates spider's silk.

Composites UK has announced the program for its next recycling event.

Evonik has developed the SpeedFoiler, an ultra-lightweight, foiling catamaran made using carbon fiber.

Dark Matter Composites is running a health and safety seminar to address the problems of carbon fiber dust in the workplace.

SAMPE has given the George Lubin Memorial Award to Dr John J Tracy, CTO of Boeing.

The JEC Asia International Composites event will have end user markets as a key topic.

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) has appointed Technology Marketing Inc (TMI) as its distributor for the USA.

RMX Technologies and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have joined forces to help reduce carbon fiber production time and energy.

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Italian yacht builder Benetti to deliver a lightweight steerable thruster using carbon fiber material.

A professor at Clemson University has received US$2 million to develop lower cost composite materials for aircraft and luxury cars.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed a new laser method of joining carbon fiber composites and aluminum.

Innovate UK has funded a three year ATI project aimed at advancing 3D textiles in the UK for the aerospace industry.

Teijin Limited has developed a new masterbatch flame retardant.

NetComposites has announced that Andrew Mafeld of Connectra Global will be the keynote speaker at Composites Innovation 2016.

Composites company Hexcel Corporation has invested in Oxford Performance Materials (OPM).

CarbonOne Technologies Inc has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the TekModo group of companies.

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