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Composite applications news, August 2014

Russell Athletic introduces American football shoulder pad system made with Boeing 787 carbon fibre

Boeing and Russell Brands LLC are working together to incorporate excess carbon fibre from Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft production in Russell Athletic

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 introduces 'Wind Energy meets Composites' tours

At COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 there will be wind energy-themed guided tours of the exhibition highlighting the latest composites developments for the wind powe

GE Aviation is designing a new composite fan blade using 'next-generation' carbon fibre composite material for GE9X engine which will be used on the Boeing

Action is part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to create jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution.

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Automotive Lightweighting (NCAL) aims to provide automotive companies and their sup

RTP Company has installed a new pultrusion line at its facility in Monterrey, Mexico for producing Very Long Fiber (‘VLF’) compounds.

Northrop Grumman Corporation, working with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic, is developing a preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for the

Technical Fibre Products has appointed the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of Optiveil®, Optimat® and Tecnofire® nonwovens in China, T

US aerospace suppliers Coast Composites and Odyssey Industries have invested in additional machining equipment to meet increasing demand for high quality t

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

In response to Boeing's plan to increase production rates for the 787 Dreamliner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI), manufacturer of the aircraft's com

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division has delivered the composite deckhouse for the second Zumwalt Class destroyer to the US Navy.

Polystrand, in partnership with PPG and SANLUIS Rassini, is preparing a vehicle to compete in the Grand Touring Lite (GTL) classification in the Sports Car

RPC Technologies has developed a glass reinforced plastic cover to help protect a World War I Australian submarine.

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and programme partner Lockheed Martin have unveiled the composite airframe of the Dream Chaser orbital spacecraft.

Composite Advantage has established partner company FRP Constructors LLC to provide on-site delivery and installation services for its fibre reinforced pla

36 MW project will feature 18 Gamesa G90-2.0 MW wind turbines.

US-based aerospace supplier Greene, Tweed, and Aerolia, a French Tier 1 aerostructures supplier, have developed thermoplastic composite materials which can

Global onshore wind energy market is expected to reach nearly 900B USD in 2020, estimates show.

Carbon fibre producer Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd has executed a share sales and purchase agreement under which it will acquire 51% of Wethje Holding GmbH, a G

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

Epoxy resins formulator Sicomin has achieved Lloyd’s Register (LR) certification for two products designed for the marine market.

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