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Carbon fiber CHANGE TOPIC

Carbon fiber products, July 2015

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Polyamide-imide material used in automotive part

Solvay says that its Torlon reinforced plastic has been used in a dual concentric slave cylinder (dCSC).

Supercar features glass and carbon panels

A glass and carbon fiber epoxy resin system from Hexion Inc is being used to make composite automotive panels on the Lotus 3-Eleven supercar.

Arevo Labs has launched a range of materials to make to make 3D printed composite parts for a range of applications.

Frost & Sullivan has awarded MWI Lab the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award.

A car made with TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon reinforcements has won the World Solar Challenge in the Challenger Class.

Analyze a coating system throughout its life cycle using the 4300 Handheld FTIR.

DolphiTech has started to deliver its DolphiCam ultrasound NDT inspection systems to Volkswagen Group and Audi.

Formax will be showcasing a selection of its multiaxial fabrics at the Composites Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK.

Dark Matter Composites has launched a new Small Air Router Kit to help enable dust free trimming of composite materials.

Huntsman Advanced Materials has unveiled a hybrid wheel that is says could save up to 20% of weight against its aluminum competitors.

PRF Composite Materials has developed new RP-801 and RP-802 tooling prepreg systems.

A carbon fiber land speed bicycle has recently competed in the IHPVA World Human Power Speed Challenge.

Airbus Helicopters is replacing aluminum in an aircraft door with a carbon fiber-reinforced polymer.

SGL Group has developed an isotropic non-woven prepreg (ICV prepreg), which it plans to launch at the show.

Scientists at Louisiana Tech University are developing new technologies for unmanned aerial vehicles.

NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) is looking for partners to help develop AM parts with carbon nanotube reinforcement.

Cardiff University scientists have recently published the results of a research in developing scalable composites using nanocarbons.

A golf driver made by Cobra Puma Golf has reduced weight due to using carbon fiber reinforcement in the crown.

PlastiComp Inc has added two thermoplastic polymer matrices to its Complēt Hybrid long glass+carbon fiber composite material range.

Toho Tenax Co Ltd has supported Japan’s Kogakuin University in developing a car made with carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP).

Dow is collaborating with Clemson University to develop a lightweight futuristic vehicle using Dow’s structural adhesives.

An entrepreneur on Indiegogo.com has launched a project to fund the development of gangways made of carbon fiber.

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