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Carbon fiber CHANGE TOPIC

Carbon fiber news, September 2020

Laser scanner designed for high-speed measurement

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.

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