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Carbon fiber CHANGE TOPIC

Carbon fiber products, January 2019

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

Spirit AeroSystems says that it has developed a new way to produce carbon fiber composite materials for aircraft.

UAMMI has reportedly created its first carbon fiber thermoplastic 3D printed part for the United States Air Force.

A team from the Colorado State University (CSU) has developed a composite rocket for the 2019 Intercollegiate Rocket Competition (IREC) competition.

A Swiss manufacturer of valves and fittings for biomedical instruments has produced a one-piece fitting made of carbon fiber reinforced PAEK material.

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers says that it has added more materials to the company’s range for 3D printing.

Carboman Group is collaborating with electric air transport company Eviation Aircraft to make an all-electric aircraft structure.

SGL Carbon has developed prototype composite battery enclosures that are reportedly 40% lighter than aluminum.

Students in the UK have designed a one-seat, carbon fiber, multi-rotor flying vehicle featuring Sicomin’s epoxy resin materials.

The UK’s NCC and SGL Carbon have entered into a new partnership to develop composite technologies for different applications.

Plastics composites supplier Gurit reports that it has become a major sponsor of a Hyperloop student team.

Michelman says that it has launched a new carbon fiber sizing product, as part of the company’s Hydrosize water-based range.

SGL Carbon and Onur Materials Services, have signed a contract for the delivery of engine cowling blankets for 32 V2500 aircraft engines.

Fraunhofer Institute is developing ways to combine metal and fiber reinforced plastic composites for automotive and aerospace applications.

Teijin has developed a composite automotive door prototype that maintains required crash specifications while reducing overall weight.

Sicomin has introduced MaxCore, a sandwich core suitable for infusion processes.

Henkel says that it is expanding its Loctite MAX polyurethane (PU) matrix resins portfolio by adding a new range of materials based on epoxy.

The Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) plans to exhibit a new machine system at JEC World.

PRF Composite Materials, based in Poole, UK, has installed a new unidirectional (UD) prepreg line.

Hexcel's carbon prepreg patch technology has been selected as a finalist for the JEC Innovation Awards 2019 in the automotive category.

The Fraunhofer Institute has developed a traction battery featuring a sandwich battery housing made of continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastics.

Pultrusion specialist Thomas Technik & Innovation (TTI) plans to display its way of producing affordable carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts.

Metyx says that it plans to exhibit its newly acquired Tycor fiber reinforced core sheet material at the JEC World show.

Sika Advanced Resins and tank manufacturer Ullit plans to exhibit a new composite tank for trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG) at JEC World.

Solvay says that it has added two more materials for simulation in additive manufacturing (AM) simulation software.

Motorsport company Prodrive Composites has been developing a way to make recyclable composite.

Mikrosam has developed a multi-material capable automated fiber placement (AFP) system for Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany.

Airbus and SGL have formed a framework agreement to develop carbon and glass fiber materials for applications in the helicopter sector.

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in the US have developed a renewable 3D printing feedstock which uses lignin.

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