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Carbon fiber 30ft sailing yacht

Solico is collaborating with Aeolos Composites to develop a new all carbon fiber 30ft sailing yacht built in the Middle East.

Largest ever bio-epoxy hull

Sicomin says that bio-based epoxy infusion resin has been used to make the largest yacht hull to be infused with bio-resins.

Composite specialist Cobra International has expanded its development and manufacturing partnership with Thai drone manufacturer HG Robotics.

Essentium has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Collider, which makes 3D printers for low volume tooling.

United Airlines has placed an order for 70 Airbus A321neo aircraft.

NASA says that it is testing its Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) to see if larger-scale systems could be used for space applications.

Hexcel says that a lightweight camera drone developed using the company’s carbon fiber prepregs has completed a successful maiden flight.

Trelleborg has developed a new lightweight fire-resistant carbon fiber composite in Europe.

Sabic has launched a bio-based, flame retardant carbon fiber reinforced compound which it says has a reduced carbon/energy footprint.

Essentium has introduced an independent dual extrusion 3D printer to be used with a 20% carbon fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) filament.

3D printing company Ricoh 3D has developed a range of carbon fiber composites made using additive manufacturing (AM).

Lanxess reports that a smartphone made of its thermoplastic composite has been launched.

BASF says that its Ultramid Advanced polyphthalamide (PPA) range now includes carbon-fiber reinforced grades with fillings of 20, 30 and 40%.

Stratasys has introduced a new acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) based carbon fiber material for its 3D printers.

Sicomin says that it has sponsored extreme paddler Richard Kohler on his 6700 km solo kayak crossing of the South Atlantic.

Toray Industries has developed a carbon fiber reinforced plastic-based repair technique for sea vessels used in hydrocarbon production.

CRP Technology reports that a satellite dispenser has been 3D printed using its Windform XT 2.0 carbon-reinforced composite material.

The NCC and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have launched a competition to improve combat aircraft structures.

Composite specialists Refitech Composite Components and CG TEC have developed a carbon fiber white cane for people with vision empairment.

Sicomin has supplied its epoxy resin for a new range of custom carbon fiber windsurf fins.

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