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New adhesive film for boatbuilding

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

Range of carbon fiber materials for yacht

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

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

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

The Fraunhofer Institute has spearheaded a new project focusing on the efficiency of fiber-optic sensors in monitoring the vacuum infusion process.

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

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

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

SGL Carbon plans to begin serial production of landing gear made from braided carbon fiber material early this year.

Solvay and SGL Carbon have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) to produce the first composite materials based on large-tow IM carbon fiber.

Solvay and engineering company Penso say that they have created a modular, multi-material Body in White structure that can be produced in large volumes.

Toray Industries has developed what it says is the world’s first porous carbon fiber with a nanosized continuous pore structure.

Materials specialist Sicomin says that it has supplied epoxy resins and adhesives to make a new all-electric foiling boat.

Nova Institute has announced the nominees of its Biocomposite of the Year award.

Solvay materials have been used to make what the company says is the world’s first e-bike made out of injection-molded composite materials.

GKN Aerospace has designed and manufactured a mid-scale demonstrator tool to make a composite wing spar for Airbus.

Scott Bader and material supplier Shape Corp says that they have produced the auto industry’s first curved pultruded carbon fiber bumper beam.

BASF has developed a polyamide 6 particle foam that it says has high temperature and chemical resistance when in contact with fuels, oils and lubricants.

Victrex says that it plans to show its polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymer-based range at the K plastics show.

Sicomin has developed a carbon fiber version of its MaxCore sandwich core infusion technology.

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