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Composite applications news, September 2016

The Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) has been awarded a US$1.73 million grant to fund composite recycling equipment.

100,000 composite part

Orbital ATK and Airbus Americas report that they have completed the 100,000th composite part for the A350 XWB program.

Teijin Limited is to acquire Continental Structural Plastics Holdings Corporation (CSP), a US automotive composite supplier, for US$825 million.

EconCore has signed a license agreement with a textile manufacturer in North America, focusing on lightweight automotive interior panels and parts.

Scott Bader North America (SBNA) will be exhibiting a range of its products at CAMX 2016 from 27-29 September in Anaheim, California, USA.

A researcher at Deakin University in Australia has reportedly found a way to improve the design and synthesis of carbon fiber precursor polymers.

Solvay has won the 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) process innovation award for the most innovative composite part.

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Composites One have announced the dates for the 2017 educational partnerships with IACMI and Davis Applied Technology College (DATC).

Chomarat has launched a carbon C-PLY backpack frame for the Kuiu Ultra backpack in partnership with Rocket Composites.

Scientists have developed a method for allowing materials to self-heal cracks at temperatures well below freezing.

Hexcel plans to exhibit at Experience Composites taking place in Augsburg, Germany from 21-23 September 2016.

PPG has added three new products to its established Tufrov, Hybon and Innofiberfiber glass product lines.

CRP Group has invested in new machines for additive manufacturing (AM), CNC machining and direct metal laser sintering (DMLS).

Composites UK and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have formed a partnership to organise the Thermoplastic Composites 2016 conference.

Gurit has been selected as the supplier for carbon fiber-based automotive body panels by a British automotive OEM.

IACMI has launched a project aimed at decreasing the cost of manufacture while increasing the design flexibility for automotive composites.

AGC AeroComposites has successfully completed a project focused on developing a low cost thermoplastic composite welding process.

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a method to recycle nearly 100% of the materials in certain types of composites.

A 3D printed trim-and-drill tool, developed by researchers at ORNL,has received the title of largest solid 3D printed item by Guinness World Records.

The JEC Group is to host an international event dedicated to composites in the automotive industry.

The Australian government plans to invest AUS$250,000 to help develop the country's carbon fiber industry.

Solvay has opened a new carbon fiber production line at its US Piedmont facility in South Carolina, USA.

A team of marine engineers has successfully tested a super lightweight catamaran.

Hexagon Lincoln has been selected by Daimler to supply CHG cylinders for the car manufacturer’s next generation fuel cell electric vehicle.

Owens Corning has announced plans to invest US$110 million to expand the capacity of its composites operations in India.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) will be exhibiting several nonwoven developments at composite show CAMX.

Scott Bader will be exhibiting a range of its products at InnoTrans 2016.

Sika Corporation, a supplier of sealing, bonding, reinforcement, lamination, and acoustic products, will be exhibiting at the CAMX show.

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