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Auto industry first in bumper beam development

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

Particle foam has high temperature resistance

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.

MITO Material Solutions has received US$1.1 million to develop hybrid nanoadditives to help create lighter, tougher, and more durable composite products.

Volume Graphics and plastic process company Kunststoff-Institut have launched a project focusing on the use of the software in plastic 3D printing.

Victrex says that its gear design and manufacturing facility in Grantsburg, USA, has received the IATF 16949 certification quality standard for automotive.

Toray and BASF have signed an agreement to produce continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets.

Spanish company MontefibreCarbon has developed a new carbon fiber polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor with a tow of 80,000 individual filaments.

SGL Carbon plans to showcase its automotive, aerospace and industrial composites at the CAMX show.

Sicomin has launched a new bio-based epoxy resin designed for high pressure resin transfer molding (RTM) processing.

Anaglyph Ltd says that it has released version 4.9 of its Laminate Tools composite structural design software.

Roth Composite Machinery will be exhibiting a range of its products at the CAMX composites show.

Impossible Objects has formed a partnership with BASF to widen the range of applications for its composite based additive manufacturing process (CBAM).

UK based 3D weaving machine manufacturer, Optima 3D, has launched a new range of weaving machines for 3D composite engineering.

Spirit AeroSystems says that it has developed a new way to produce carbon fiber composite materials for aircraft.

UAMMI has reportedly created its first carbon fiber thermoplastic 3D printed part for the United States Air Force.

A cantilevered canopy made using graphene-based composite materials has won an Innovation Award.

A team from the Colorado State University (CSU) has developed a composite rocket for the 2019 Intercollegiate Rocket Competition (IREC) competition.

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers says that it has added more materials to the company’s range for 3D printing.

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