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Composite applications news, September 2012

McLaren P1 debuts at Paris Motor Show

McLaren Automotive has unveiled its new 'supercar,' the McLaren P1, at the Paris Motor Show. It car features a carbon fibre composite monocoque and lightwe

The new V126-3.0 MW turbine is the latest variant of the 3 MW platform on which the V112-3.0 MW is built.

A report looking into the sector's development to date claims that more could be done to encourage clean local energy and economic development by implement

Gurit's structural engineering team helped in the realisation of 'Halo', a wind-activated kinetic sculpture now installed in Central Park, Sydney, Australi

According to reports in the automotive press, a limited-run lightweight Volkswagen Golf featuring carbon fibre composite and aluminium could be launched in

The substantial growth experienced by the German wind energy industry last year was followed by a stable upwards trend on the home market in the first six

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that the assembly of the test airframe for its CSeries aircraft is underway at its Experimental Test Facility in St-Laur

juwi CEO Matthias Willenbacher has criticised the German government for backtracking on its energy revolution agenda and looking to slow it down on the bas

SP-High Modulus, the marine business of Gurit, a specialist in composite materials and structural engineering services, officially opening its new Asia Pac

Annette Schavan, Federal Minister of Research, and Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Environment have invited 450 experts to discuss how market instrumen

The development of offshore wind resources will be "vital for many of the Baltic nations, as they look to meet their commitments to boost renewable energy

The organisation says it is the first offshore turbine manufacturer to enable the installation of blades on the hub in all positions up to 330 degrees, and

The current slump in sales of commercial vehicles globally can be found above all in Western Europe, Brazil and China, and overall, the industry is likely

North Sea Boats Ltd has launched a new 63 m carbon fibre composite trimaran destined for the Indonesian Navy.

Composite materials supplier Gurit and HAWART Sondermaschinenbau GmbH have agreed to cooperate in the production of mould and transport systems for wind tu

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Momentive Specialty Chemicals is introducing a new epoxy system to speed up production of carbon fibre composites for structural automotive components by r

As well as being a strong partner to the civil aviation industry, Premium AEROTEC has important roles in the Eurofighter combat aircraft and the A400M mili

Carbon fibre converter Simatex's facilities in the UK and US have been awarded the AS9100 Revision C quality standard for the aerospace market.

Premium AEROTEC has developed a carbon fibre composite wing spar with a sinewave-shaped web in a two-year project with Boeing.

GE has installed 300 wind turbines in Brazil to date, a figure set to triple over the next two years, the firm announced at the Brazil Windpower Conference

The first wing for the A350 XWB has arrived at Airbus’ final assembly line in Toulouse, France, where the new Airbus wide-body aircraft is being assembled.

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

There needs to be less vertical integration in the wind industry and companies in the sector need to start working together better, according to Jukka-Pekk

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has confirmed it is in talks with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries regarding a potential strategic cooperation.

Gurit has announced the continuation of supplies of Gurit prepreg materials to an existing aerospace customer for the years 2012 to 2014.

The Crown Estate is seeking opinions from the offshore wind industry with regard to offshore wind test and demonstration (T&D) sites in UK waters.

Composite Advantage LLC’s FiberSPAN™ fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) bridge deck has been installed on a new three-span steel superstructure at Wolf Creek N

DSM Composite Resins has developed a new resin which is said to offer wind turbine blade manufacturers the mechanical performance of epoxy resin with the p

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

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