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Composite applications news, January 2014

Airbus A350 XWB passes ultimate load test

Airbus has successfully performed the ultimate load test of the A350 XWB’s wing, applying loads up to 1.5 times higher than those the aircraft would ever e

ATK and Airbus extend A350 XWB contract

ATK has finalised an agreement with Airbus to manufacture and supply composite stringers and frames on the –1000 variant of the A350 XWB program.

Composite Advantage has launched a range of new Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) trail bridge and bridge deck products under its’ FiberSPAN™ brand

Element Materials Technology has acquired GEVA (Gesellschaft für Entwicklung und Versuch Adlershof mbH), one of Germany’s leading aerospace testing compani

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

Airbus, Fokker and TenCate have agreed the contract for the next stage of the Thermoplastic Affordable Primary Aircraft Structure innovation programme (TAP

SuperLoc™ composite sheet pile and SUPERPILE from Creative Pultrusions have been chosen for a Long Beach boardwalk replacement project in the USA.

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

MFG Energy Services has introduced new service options for wind operators to extend the life of seriously damaged wind turbine blades.

AnalySwift is forming a partnership with Altran in the release of Altran’s upcoming optimisation code for the preliminary design of composite wind turbine

Two Suzuki S1600 rally cars with custom designed light weight composite body kits secured ‘Winner’ and ‘Runner up’ positions in the 2013 Spanish Rally Cham

China will remain the leading global consumer of wind turbine rotor blades over the coming years, with its market value expected to increase from almost $2

TenCate Advanced Composites has signed a cooperative marketing and development agreement with Leadgo Advanced Materials in Shanghai, China.

Globaldata research predicts China's market value for wind turbine blades could increase to $3.7 billion by 2020, an 8.2 per cent CAGR from 2012.

3A Composites Core Materials has supplied AIREX® T92 PET sandwich core material for the new taxi EVA, designed by TUM CREATE and unveiled at the Tokyo Moto

Emanuele Mascherpa S.p.A. has been appointed by Scott Bader Europe to distribute its specialist range of Crestabond®structural adhesives and Advanced Compo

Boeing's contract extension offer has been approved by members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers District 751 (IAM).

TPI Composites has signed a multi-year supply agreement with Acciona Windpower SA to provide wind blades from TPI’s new factory in Dafeng, China.

The following feature articles published in 2013 were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website during the year.

Resin supplier AOC, LLC has collaborated with Clean Water Works Inc. (CWW), a Canadian specialist in pipeline rehabilitation, to restore the sewage pipes s

A report from renewable energy consultancy MAKE on technology trends in the global wind energy industry notes that the trend towards longer blades will not

Polytechnique Montréal, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Safran are inaugurating the NSERC-Safran Industrial Res

For its recently launched Scorpion 85 Sport rigid inflatable boat (RIB), UK boat builder Scorpion RIBs Ltd used a vacuum infusion composites manufacturing

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