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Composite applications news, January 2015

DIAB will be presenting its new Divinycell HM-range structural core at JEC Europe 2015 which takes place in Paris from 10-12 March 2015.

Scott Bader showcases new applications at JEC

Scott Bader plans to exhibit a range of new applications featuring its advanced composites materials and adhesives at the JEC Composites show in March.

Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc, a global provider of thermoplastic and engineered composite compounds, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Changshu,

Ford has announced new collaboration with DowAksa and the U.S. Department of Energy to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques for automotive-grade ca

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A partnership involving composites experts from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Center with Boeing has won a top Asian innovati

DSM Dyneema has formed a partnership with Load Solutions AS based in Bergen, Norway to develop link chains made with Dyneema fiber.

A research team led by the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) plans to research the development affordable composite natural-gas vehicle fuel t

Canadian canoe manufacturer Swift Canes & Kayaks has released a version of their Keewaydin 16 model, featuring TeXtreme Spread Tow carbon fabrics.

3D design software specialist Dassault Systèmes has become a charter member of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), the

New materials follow an environmentally-friendly route.

Lehmann & Voss & Co has developed new composite materials for the production of plastic gear wheels that are more resilient even at elevated temperatures.

Ford has developed the Ford GT, a lightweight aerodynamic vehicle which makes extensive use of carbon fiber parts.

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined with oil and gas industry leaders to develop a new design guideline for thermoplastic composite pipes (TCP).

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AIC Group announces a new partnership with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) based in Sheffield, UK.

Swiss automotive composite specialist Gurit has been selected as the supplier for carbon fiber based automotive body panels at a total contract value of mo

UK manufacturer Structural Science Composites Ltd (SSC) has developed a range of glass fiber reinforced manhole and drain covers that are so lightweight th

A PhD student from the University of Bristol has designed and developed a hand-held laminating tool, called a dibber, for use in the layup of advanced comp

President Obama has announced the new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a Knoxville, Tennessee-based center focused on de

ATL Composites says that 2015 marks its 35th anniversary as a producer of epoxy resins and supplier of structural materials to the Australian and Asian co

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An engineer from the University of Massachusetts in the US has been awarded a grant from NASA to develop composite materials for use in space.

JSC Prepreg-ACM, part of Holding Company Composite, has had its basic carbon and hybrid (with glass fibre) multiaxial fabrics approved for use in marine ap

TPI Composites has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to provide blades for the V110 wind turbine from TPI's factory in Dafen

The global glass and carbon fiber wind turbine blade market was valued at US$9,998.9 million in 2013 and is projected to reach a value of US$16,982 million

AIC Group has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by UTC Aerospace Systems to custom-build an 18 foot diameter autoclave with control systems.

The AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) is seeking composite products or processes to be submitted f

Kaman Corporation has sold its Mexican distribution subsidiary Delamac de Mexico to a power transmission engineering firm, Rodamientos y Accesorios (RYASA)

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The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center has completed static strength testing of a 56 m (184 foot) wind turbine blade made by G

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