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Composite applications news, July 2020

Closed loop recycling of aerospace parts

ELG Carbon Fibre and Aerocircular NV plan to put in place a closed-loop recycling scheme for end-of-life (EoL) carbon fiber aircraft parts.

LANXESS says that its range of technical thermoplastic composites could be used as part of the charging infrastructure.

Prepreg specialist Axiom says that it will develop a line of carbon/silicon carbide and silicon carbide/silicon carbide composite intermediates.

Gurit says that it plans to invest more than CHF 20 million to produce composite components for the Indian wind energy industry.

Composites UK has announced its new board members for 2020-2022.

Teijin's Tenax dry reinforcements (DR) carbon fiber material is now qualified to produce Airbus A320neo wing spoilers using resin transfer molding (RTM).

Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president and CEO of GE Aviation Services, has been appointed as a member of the Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB).

Roth Composite Machinery, AZL and other companies have joined forces to develop winding technologies for composite pressure tanks.

Volume Graphics says that it has updated its VGSTUDIO MAX software with a reverse engineering module.

Lanxess says that a seat bolster for the Ford Kuga SUV features its glass fiber reinforced polyamide (PA) as part of plastic-metal composite component.

Toray Industries has formed an agreement with German aerospace company Lilium GmbH to supply carbon fiber composite materials for the Lilium jet.

Spirit AeroSystems and Virgin Hyperloop have formed a partnership to develop a commercial version of a hyperloop prototype.

Dura Composites says that it has received Achilles BuildingConfidence advanced membership sta-tus.

A UK consortium, including Northern Ireland based Creative Composites, has received a £33 million government grant to develop zero emissions ferries.

The UK government and composites organizations have launched a new initiative to develop and industrialize new sustainable composite materials.

Composites company AZL plans to host a webinar covering lightweight composites and AM technologies.

Scott Bader Company Ltd and the University of Liverpool have formed a joint venture to develop a polymer chemistry platform.

The organizers of the CAMX show have decided to move the event online, with a range of virtual events starting in mid-September.

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