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Composite applications news, October 2013

Polish composites manufacturer Markos has completed a new production facility.

Graphite Additive Manufacturing joins BLOODHOUND project

Graphite Additive Manufacturing, a supplier of 3D printed parts produced in high performance materials for the the most demanding applications in motorspor

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Polin Waterparks and Pool Systems' King Cobra composite waterslide recently won awards from a European amusement park magazine and the Turkish composites a

Volvo Car Group has developed lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles.

Kaman Composites, a subsidiary of Kaman Aerosystems, has provided a number of components for the recently introduced Textron AirLand Scorpion prototype air

Imperium Inc.’s ultrasonic imaging device, Acoustocam™, is in the final stages of being included as an inspection option on Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner.

AGC Composites and Aerostructures is to design, develop and manufacture the over wing fairing for the Bell V-280 Valor™, manufactured by Bell Helicopter, a

TenCate Advanced Composites in California, USA has provided SpaceX with a wide range of advanced composite materials that have been used in the Falcon 9 ro

AIC Group has completed the construction of a $2.7 million hot drape forming machine for a major Chinese aerospace manufacturer based in Shanghai.

Gurit has introduced a structural epoxy prepreg for use in the manufacture of structural automotive parts such as bulkheads and gearbox tunnels.

CTruk has delivered its 12th 20 tonne multi-purpose composite catamaran, CWind Challenger.

Gamesa has recently developed its first offshore prototype, with installation by GES, a provider of construction and maintenance services for the wind and

RadiciGroup has introduced Radistrong long-fibre reinforced polyamide (PA) 6 and PA 66 products.

Volkswagen AG is working with Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and other partners to develop a laser process for automated cutting of carbon fibre reinfor

Vestas has received an unconditional order for 108 MW for the Crucea North wind power plant, in the province of Dobrogea, Romania.

Carbon fibre maker Teijin Ltd has launched the Sereebo brand of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastics.

Gurit has launched a new range of composite materials for the automotive industry, which includes a carbon fibre prepreg for cosmetic components.

Finnish wind turbine manufacturer WinWinD filed for bankruptcy on 3 October 2013.

Umoe Schat-Harding Equipment AS (USH) has successfully achieved another free fall record for its rapid evacuation ‘free fall’ (FF) class lifeboats, as used

CEOs of 12 national wind energy associations from across Europe recently met in Spain to unite in their call for a binding 2030 renewable energy target...

German companies FRIMO Group GmbH and ESC GmbH & Co. KG have entered a partnership for the development of cost-effective lightweight construction solutions

Wind turbine blade manufacturer LM Wind Power is ramping up capacity at its US sites, adding more than 850 jobs to support increased volumes from customers

German company BREYER, in collaboration with the Institut für Kunststoffverarbeitung (IKV) Aachen and Hille Engineering GmbH & Co KG, has developed a gap i

Toho Tenax supplies carbon fibre material for major primary and secondary composite structures on Bombardier's new CSeries aircraft, which took its maiden

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Scott & Fyfe has launched a new range of multiaxial reinforcement fabrics.

Quatro Composites has announced a long-term Memorandum of Agreement with Gulfstream Aerospace Corp which constitutes a multi-year contract for the developm

Harbin Hafei Airbus Composite Manufacturing Centre (HMC), an Airbus joint venture, has started to deliver elevators for the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft progra

This Reinforced Plastics feature discusses a problem which is facing the composites community, that of end-of-life boat disposal.

Statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showed that the amount of electricity generated from renewable energy sour

This video from Red Bull Racing looks at the manufacturing of carbon fibre composites for the team's 2013 F1 car.

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