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Composite applications news, June 2014

Last week's top 3 Reinforced Plastics stories – automotive composites, lightweight materials market, Sumitomo Bakelite acquires Vaupell

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

US company Royal Engineered Composites has moved into the international aviation market with deliveries on a new contract for Fokker Aerostructures.

Hexagon Composites' wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has received an order valued at approximately US$11.8 million (approximately NOK 71 million) fr

Car maker Toyota and the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) in Germany have signed a 5-year contract focusing on the large series p

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, has acquired the assets of Edge Structural Composites, Inc., which produces str

The fifth and final flight-test A350 XWB aircraft, MSN005, has made its first flight. The A350 XWB is the first Airbus aircraft to be over 50 wt% composite

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

Hexagon Composites’ wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has introduced TITAN™ XL, the largest CNG trailer of its kind, to the Latin America Market in r

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Demand for lightweight automotive materials in the North American light vehicle market is anticipated to rise 5.2% annually to 22.3 billion pounds in 2018,

Novel glass reinforced cable trays fabricated with Crystic products from Scott Bader have been used to make gantry cranes safer in a South African containe

Hexagon Composites’ wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has made Truck Center Companies - one of America's largest Freightliner dealers - a factory-aut

The SCIGRIP Solar Boat Team has completed stability and speed tests in preparation for the DONG World Cup Solar Power Challenge.

Structural Composites has been awarded a US Navy contract for fleet ready 7M Advanced Craft.

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

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., the supplier of carbon composite natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologie

Structural core materials from DIAB have been used by Australian company Hart Marine for new pilot boats for Port Phillip Bay, the entrance to the Port of

xperion has developed a new line of 3M-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) composite tanks for use in the heavy-duty transportation industry.

RPC Technologies has supplied composite materials to Thales Australia to achieve the required weight reduction in dashboard assemblies for a new Hawkei mil

The carbon fibre composite monocoque of BLOODHOUND SSC, the car designed to set a new World Land Speed Record of 1000 mph, has been unveiled.

Dubai-based Premier Composite Technologies has installed the composite panels for the concourse roof at Madinah Station, part of Saudi Arabia's Haramain Hi

Japanese company GRP Constructions Inc recently installed its first vacuum infused composite box beam bridge, following a collaboration with Infra Composit

Imetrum has introduced a software update v4.1 for its Video Gauge measurement system for materials testing, including composites.

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

FiberGraf Materials has introduced a new line of nickel-coated GrafMat powder to provide EMI shielding properties in engineered thermoplastic and thermoset

SABIC and Kringlan Composites are developing what they claim is the world’s first carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite wheel. A prototype is bei

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

FORMAX, the UK manufacturer of carbon fibre and speciality composite reinforcements, has opened its 5,000m² Automotive Production Facility at the company’s

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