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Glass fiber fabric qualified for drinking water pipes

Metyx's multiaxial glass fiber fabric is now safe to use in reinforced (GRP) drinking water pipes and GRP potable water storage systems.

Gurit has reported net sales of CHF 360.9 million for the first nine months of 2021, a decline of 17.6% compared to the same period of 2020.

Lanxess has developed a new composite made from natural flax fibers and bio-based polylactic acid.

Airbus says that its second European Service Module (ESM) for NASA’s Orion spacecraft has been manufactured.

Air Belgium has taken delivery of the first of two A330-900 aircraft from Airbus.

Vertical Aerospace has appointed Harry Holt as its chief operating officer (COO).

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and materials specialist Arkema have developed a bicycle helmet made of reinforced thermoplastic.

Hexcel and Italy-based HP Composites, which makes composite components, have partnered to develop carbon fiber body panels for automotive and motorsports.

Collins Aerospace has been selected to deliver NP2000 propeller systems with composite blades for US Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve aircraft.

UK rocket manufacturer company Gravitilab is working with the NCC to design new composite flight structures for its range of suborbital launch vehicles.

GKN Aerospace has delivered its first fixed trailing edge (FTE) demonstrator for Airbus’ Wing of Tomorrow (WoT) program.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) has published the findings of a survey about the heavy-duty vehicle supply chain.

GKN Aerospace has appointed David Paja as its new CEO.

The National Composites Centre (NCC) in the UK has released details of its research programs over the next two years.

Hexcel has been awarded a multi-year contract to produce aerospace structures for the Boeing 777X twi engine jet.

Notus Composites has developed a new low temperature curing prepreg system.

A pilot project focusing on improving wind blade finishing has reached a successful conclusion.

IDI Composites says that it has received certification covering quality control standards in automotive.

Siemens Gamesa plans to expand its offshore blade factory in Hull, UK by 41,600 m2.

Lanxess has developed hollow-profile hybrid technology incorporating metallic hollow profiles and fiber reinforced plastic.

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