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Large-tow composite materials

Solvay and SGL Carbon have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) to produce the first composite materials based on large-tow IM carbon fiber.

Recycled CF for boatbuilding

ELG Carbon Fibre has recycled waste carbon fiber material from sailing team INEOS Team UK to make two cradles for the Britannia race boat.

Toray Industries has developed what it says is the world’s first porous carbon fiber with a nanosized continuous pore structure.

Thai composites specialist Cobra International and Australian boat builder Skeeta Foiling Craft have developed a new range of hydro foiling dinghies.

Materials specialist Sicomin says that it has supplied epoxy resins and adhesives to make a new all-electric foiling boat.

3D printing startup Carboni e Metalli, based in Italy, has developed a concept motorcycle featuring 3D printed carbon fiber and titanium parts.

Scott Bader and material supplier Shape Corp says that they have produced the auto industry’s first curved pultruded carbon fiber bumper beam.

Sicomin has developed a carbon fiber version of its MaxCore sandwich core infusion technology.

Markforged has developed a way for end users to buy its Metal X systems and X7 printers together, to create metal, composite, and hybrid parts.

MITO Material Solutions has received US$1.1 million to develop hybrid nanoadditives to help create lighter, tougher, and more durable composite products.

PRF Composite Materials has developed a new prepreg for use with unidirectional (UD) and woven carbon fabrics.

Toray and BASF have signed an agreement to produce continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets.

Spanish company MontefibreCarbon has developed a new carbon fiber polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor with a tow of 80,000 individual filaments.

SGL Carbon plans to showcase its automotive, aerospace and industrial composites at the CAMX show.

SGL Carbon says that it has delivered its millionth glass fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP) leaf spring, used in a car’s suspension.

Sicomin has launched a new bio-based epoxy resin designed for high pressure resin transfer molding (RTM) processing.

SGL Carbon has supported students at the Technical University of Munich to develop a prototype pod for the Hyperloop transport system.

Anaglyph Ltd says that it has released version 4.9 of its Laminate Tools composite structural design software.

Roth Composite Machinery will be exhibiting a range of its products at the CAMX composites show.

Impossible Objects has formed a partnership with BASF to widen the range of applications for its composite based additive manufacturing process (CBAM).

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