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Composite appl. CHANGE TOPIC

Composite applications products, January 2017

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Teijin supplies materials for solar car

Teijin Group says that it will be supplying materials and technologies will be adopted for a solar-powered, carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) vehicle.

Composite materials specialist Chomarat plans to launch a line of reinforced-concrete prefabricated wall panels.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) has developed a lightweight composite pipe which can be used safely in aircraft fuel systems.

Tods Aerospace has completed an 18 month project to develop lightweight damage resistant composite fuel pipe assemblies.

Faurecia has acquired exclusive access to intellectual property to make composite hydrogen tanks from Stelia Aerospace Composites.

Electric care specialist TU/Ecomotive has built what it says is the world's first car made from biocomposites.

Scigrip, which makes adhesives, has achieved the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system.

Defense, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company Damen Shipyards has recently demonstrated its new composite 2407 Water Bus.

Fiber specialist DSM Dyneema says that it has expanded its ballistic materials research and development capabilities for helmet applications.

Hexion Inc has developed a new Bakelite phenolic resin with a formaldehyde (ULEF) content of less than 0.1%.

Hexcel has won a contract to supply material for a supercar’s carbon fiber monocoque chassis.

Diab’s Divinycell core composites have been used to make the interior decorations inside a condominium in Bangkok, Thailand.

Toho Tenax Europe GmbH (TTE) has developed a new compound based on recycled thermoplastic carbon fiber material.

Materials supplier Solvay has introduced Omnix LF-4050 and Omnix LF-4060 polyamides (PA) with long fiber glass content of 50 and 60% respectively.

Sandwich technology specialist Diab and its business partner Chimpex have fabricated a nose for a high-speed train.

Morgan Advanced Materials says that 16 ACV prototypes will be fitted with the company’s composite armor systems.

Velox GmbH has expanded its range of fire retardant materials from Italmatch Chemicals, which makes performance additives for as plastics.

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) plans to launch new materials for the autosport market at JEC World 2017.

Evonik has developed a new method which could make it easier to mass produce complex fiber reinforced plastic molded parts.

Sicomin has supplied composite materials to produce molds and parts for the recently inaugurated Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Paris.

SGL Group is to provide carbon fiber components for a project aimed at developing higher performance fuel cells.

The RNLI has called upon Custom Composites to provide the rollers to help launch its Shannon Class All Weather Lifeboat.

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