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Composite insert for all-plastic brake pedal

Lanxess has supplied a composite insert for what it says is the world’s first all-plastic brake pedal in electric sports car.

New adhesive film for boatbuilding

Hexcel has developed a new low temperature fast cure adhesive film.

Hexcel says that it has supplied a range of carbon fiber reinforcements to multihull builder Gunboat for its series of Gunboat 68 yachts.

Dura Composites says that it has supplied glass fiber composite for a UK fusion research company.

BASF and automotive company Hengst have developed what they say is the world’s first reusable plastic spin-on oil filter module for cars.

Covestro says that it has been chosen by Toyota to help develop a polyurethane composite foam material for the LQ electric car.

Polygon Company says that it will showcase its new range of composite plain bearings at US construction show CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) says that its Tecnofire materials have been used to make a range of composite utility poles.

BASF's Chimassorb light stabilizers have been used to produce nonwoven geotextile used in the construction of Indian highways.

Lanxess says that its Tepex continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic materials has been used to build a demonstrator child seat headrest.

Lanxess says that it has carried out a range of tests to investigate the fire behavior of its overmolded polyamide-6-based Tepex.

Solvay has developed a new continuous fiber prepreg suitable for compression molding.

Hexcel plans to showcase a range of composites for the automotive sector at JEC World.

Sicomin has developed a range of bio-based epoxy resin systems available for the automotive, wind energy and civil engineering industries.

A composite chair based on core material plates has been shortlisted for the JEC Innovation Awards 2020.

SGL Carbon says that it plans to focus on serial production of composites for the automotive, aerospace and industrial sectors at this year’s JEC World.

Hexcel Corporation and NaCa Systems have jointly developed a wood fiber composite sports car seat back using press molding.

Textiles specialist Saertex has developed a new range of glass and carbon fiber materials for wind turbine rotor blades.

The AMRC is developing a 3D woven composite component which could withstand the extreme temperatures inside a fusion nuclear reactor.

BASF said that it has improved its Ultradur plastic material that can be used for co-extrusion with PVC to make lighter and stiffer window profiles.

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