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Carbon fiber news, September 2016

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The Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) has been awarded a US$1.73 million grant to fund composite recycling equipment.

ASTM International plans to create a new technical committee for developing voluntary consensus standards for commercial spaceflight.

Teijin Limited is to acquire Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP), a US automotive composite supplier, for US$825 million.

SGL Group has inaugurated a production line for precursor at a plant in Lavradio, near Lisbon in Portugal.

Scott Bader North America (SBNA) will be exhibiting a range of its products at CAMX 2016 from 27-29 September in Anaheim, California, USA.

A researcher at Deakin University in Australia has reportedly found a way to improve the design and synthesis of carbon fiber precursor polymers.

ELG Carbon Fibre has started production of a range of nonwoven mats on a new production line designed to process recycled carbon fibers.

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Composites One have announced the dates for the 2017 educational partnerships with IACMI and Davis Applied Technology College (DATC).

Roth Composite Machinery will be exhibiting at the Composites and advanced Material Expo (CAMX) in Anaheim, USA, from 26-29 September.

Hexcel plans to exhibit at Experience Composites taking place in Augsburg, Germany from 21-23 September 2016.

Composites UK and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have formed a partnership to organise the Thermoplastic Composites 2016 conference.

IACMI has launched a project aimed at decreasing the cost of manufacture while increasing the design flexibility for automotive composites.

ALMACO has created a project for the environmentally-friendly re-use of composite parts.

AGC AeroComposites has successfully completed a project focused on developing a low cost thermoplastic composite welding process.

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a method to recycle nearly 100% of the materials in certain types of composites.

A 3D printed trim-and-drill tool, developed by researchers at ORNL,has received the title of largest solid 3D printed item by Guinness World Records.

The JEC Group is to host an international event dedicated to composites in the automotive industry.

The Australian government plans to invest AUS$250,000 to help develop the country's carbon fiber industry.

Solvay has opened a new carbon fiber production line at its US Piedmont facility in South Carolina, USA.

A team of marine engineers has successfully tested a super lightweight catamaran.

Textechno has expanded its range of testing services.

Hexagon Lincoln has been selected by Daimler to supply CHG cylinders for the car manufacturer’s next generation fuel cell electric vehicle.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will be exhibiting several nonwoven developments at composite show CAMX.

Sika Corporation, a supplier of sealing, bonding, reinforcement, lamination, and acoustic products, will be exhibiting at the CAMX show.

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