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Resin for hot and humid conditions

Sabic has developed a new resin for automotive applications that it says copes better with humidity than PA material.

Glass reinforced plastic battery housings

Lanxess has developed a glass fiber reinforced plastic (GRP) battery module housing for a Kore-an range of electric vehicles (EVs).

Quickstep has received a follow-on order to supply 200 carbon fiber chassis housings used in a mobile x-ray machine.

Composite specialist Cobra International has expanded its development and manufacturing partnership with Thai drone manufacturer HG Robotics.

United Airlines has placed an order for 70 Airbus A321neo aircraft.

SHD Group's PS200 bio-derived prepreg system has been chosen by a Slovenian aero manufacturer to help build propulsion system battery containers.

Spirit AeroSystems has entered into an exclusive agreement with Rolls-Royce to design and build composite nacelles for the Pearl 10X business jet engine.

NASA says that it is testing its Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) to see if larger-scale systems could be used for space applications.

EconCore and Basaltex have developed a new composite comprising basalt fibers, recycled polyethylene tetraphyte (PET) honeycomb, and a bioresin.

Thai composites specialist Cobra International has worked with a surfboard manufacturer to develop an improved version of its eFoil products.

TRB Lightweight Structures is supplying a range of composites parts for new trains in the London Underground Piccadilly Line.

Hexcel says that a lightweight camera drone developed using the company’s carbon fiber prepregs has completed a successful maiden flight.

Trelleborg has developed a new lightweight fire-resistant carbon fiber composite in Europe.

Composite access cover manufacturer Fibrelite has formed a number of strategic partnerships with manufacturers of precast and preformed troughs.

The NCC and global disability charity Motivation have joined forces to design a wheelchair seat pan made from sustainable composite materials.

Diab says that its Divinycell structural foam core has been used in the manufacture of indoor ice hockey sticks.

Solico and Structor Engineering are developing a outdoor cinema screen to be installed on an 80 m superyacht.

EconCore has introduced a new range of honeycomb cores with a higher heat performance than structures made with traditional thermoplastics.

Solvay says that its Zeniva polyether ether ketone (PEEK) resin has been chosen to help make composite screws for foot and ankle surgery.

The AMRC says that it has successfully completed a project to create stabilised, near-net shape 3D multilayer woven preforms.

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