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Carbon fiber news, March 2017

New UK composite research institute

The University of Bristol in the UK has opened seven new research institutes including one covering composites education and research.

Jim Wright, vice president of a company that designs and manufactures carbon fiber composite firearms, has been named to the NIST MEP.

Mitsubishi Rayon’s carbon fiber sheet molding compound (SMC) has been adopted for the rear door frame of the new Prius PHV.

Sigmatex has announced a new supplier agreement with Embraer, reportedly one of the largest aerospace companies in the world.

The Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) and ELG Carbon Fiber Ltd (ELG) have signed a s (MOU) to collaborate on carbon fiber recycling.

NetComposites has launched a series of training videos which offer a range of modules covering composite materials.

Haydale has developed carbon fiber-reinforced composite materials featuring graphene powder with improved resistance to lightning-strike damage.

Composites UK has launched a series of regional SME roadshow events for 2017 in partnership with the National Composites Centre (NCC).

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have become the first to 3D print aerospace-grade carbon fiber composites.

A door for a hydrogen powered car has been build using flax supplied by materials specialist Composites Evolution.

Gurit, which makes composites for wind applications, has reported 2016 net sales of CHF 352 million.

ELG Carbon Fibre is taking part in a project to develop a novel composite bogie frame for use in rail vehicles.

Quickstep Holdings has announced total sales for the six months to 31 December 2016 of AUS$24.6 million.

Porcher Industries says that it will put in place a multi-million Euro growth and restructuring phase in 2017.

The micro-looping technique used by brown recluse spiders to produce very strong silk could increase the strength of synthetic materials.

SGL Group plans to renew its funding of the Chair of Carbon Composites (LCC) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), which began eight years ago.

Quickstep Holdings has received a grant of AUS$1.45 million for a new project to develop a bespoke lightweight automotive carbon fiber composite seat.

Textechno plans to launch its latest equipment at JEC World taking place in Paris in March.

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