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Carbon fiber tapes suitable for aerospace

Jiangsu Hansu New Material Co and Sabic have developed a new range of unidirectional (UD) composite tapes made with continuous carbon fiber.

Scott Bader and Structural Science Composites (SSC) have signed a five-year partnership to supply of Scott Bader’s Crestapol urethane acrylate resin.

Lanxess reports that its Tepex continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites can now be integrated in the extrusion blow molding process.

A nanocomposite made from molybdenum disulfide and reduced graphene oxide can be used to make a sensitive, stretchable gas sensor.

Bercella has installed a carbon fiber reinforced plastic dispenser structure aboard the European Space Agency’s Vega rocket.

Saertex says that it is supporting a project focusing on developing joining technology in the maritime industry.

Saertex has reportedly made plans to open a new composites production site in in Ciudad Juárez, North Mexico.

Composites Evolution has collaborated with Sheffield Hallam University and AIM Altitude to develop a nanocomposite suitable for aircraft interiors.

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.

Hexcel reports that it is supplying its carbon fiber to make a range of golf shafts.

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) Foundation has received a US$105,000 grant to expand the state’s glass fiber boat recycling program.

Composites UK reports that Ford Motor Company’s UK Innovations Team has become one of its member companies.

Brazilian composite specialist Tecniplas says that new sanitation regulations in Brazil could increase the take up of composite tanks.

Novel composites of nanocellulose and metal nanoparticles could prove of use for various optical, catalytic, electrical and biomedical applications.

Teijin says that it is a platinum sponsor for the Advanced Materials for Motorsport Conference (MotorsportAM).

The NCDMM says that three of its projects have been recognized in the US Manufacturing Leadership Awards.

ELG Carbon Fibre and Aerocircular NV plan to put in place a closed-loop recycling scheme for end-of-life (EoL) carbon fiber aircraft parts.

LANXESS says that its range of technical thermoplastic composites could be used as part of the charging infrastructure.

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