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Composite applications news, September 2014

Hexcel Corporation is expanding its carbon fibre production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fibre lines in Roussillon, France.

CCP Composites expands low profile additive range

CCP Composites has launched a low profile additive, Norsolook® A70066, for high performance SMC (Sheet Moulding Compound) formulations, glass- or carbon-fi

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Pixargus is presenting systems for integrated measurement solutions for inline quality control of carbon fibre fabrics at the forthcoming Composites Europe

ROHACELL® HERO, the latest structural foam core material from Evonik Industries, has won a 2014 Ringier Technology Innovation Award, which are presented to

AIC Group has worked with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team, based in Brackley UK, to install its latest Autoclave Management and Control Systems

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc has completed construction of a facility in Itatiba, Brazil, to produce epoxy resins and curing agents for large diameter

Survivability solutions offered by the Composites and Defence systems business of Morgan Advanced Materials are being used in customised armoured composite

Delsen Testing Laboratories is to be formally rebranded under the Element Materials Technology name.

Adhesive supplier SCIGRIP has introduced an enhanced methyl methacrylate (MMA) adhesive, SG805, with increased temperature resistance.

A canopy roof featuring core materials from DIAB material has been specified for the entrance of Abu Dhabi's premier shopping mall.

Granta Design has announced the initial members of the new Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’) in advance of the first meeting, to be

Composite Advantage has supplied a FiberSPAN prefabricated fibre-reinforced plastic bridge that was installed in just six hours in a US National Forest.

The 18 ft (5.5 m) diameter composite rocket fuel cryotank was built by Boeing using automated fibre placement technology.

Composites Evolution's Biotex flax materials have been used successfully by German-based canoe designer Lake Constance in its ‘Felicity’ freestyle canoe.

Carbon fibre-reinforced plastic material from SABIC has been used to produce the world’s first 3D-printed vehicle.

Sicomin, the formulator and supplier of high strength epoxy solutions, has appointed MCtechnics as its dedicated Benelux distributor.

New GlobalData report shows UK wind power market represents a cumulative installed capacity share of around 52%.

Morgan Advanced Materials has developed a series of composite ballistic protection panels for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car that is attempting to break the

Ashland is hightlighting its Arotran™ 770 TLM Series resins for use in sheet moulding compound (SMC) Class A parts at the 2014 Automotive Composites Confe

Japanese classification society ClassNK and Nakashima Propeller Co Ltd have announced the world’s first installation of a carbon fibre reinforced plastic (

Composites One, along with the Closed Mold Alliance, is presenting a free Closed Molding Super Session at IBEX 2014 in Tampa, FL on Monday, September 29 fr

EDF Energies Nouvelles orders 29 V100-2.0 MW turbines for wind power project in Rzepin.

While aluminium is expected to be relied on heavily to meet new fuel efficiency standards for vehicles, multi-material solutions, engineering plastics and

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