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Carbon fiber wind turbine blades could reduce cost

Sandia released a new study which suggests that a new carbon fiber material could bring cost and performance benefits to the wind industry.

Composites UK says that it is now welcoming entries for its 2021 Composite Industry Awards.

The UK composites industry is ‘facing unprecedented challenges’ due to a dip in raw material availability, according to trade organization Composites UK.

Hexcel says that it will be developing a new prepreg as part of the UK-based Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled (ASCEND) development project.

machine learning algorithm trained to predict pullout forces of carbon nanotubes from polymer matrix

GKN Aerospace is leading a new UK industry consortium to develop more sustainable composite material for the UK aerospace and automotive industries.

JEC has set the date for an online event taking place from 1-2 June 2021, to replace the postponed JEC World show.

The German Federation of Reinforced Plastics (AVK) is inviting submissions for its 2021 Innovation Awards.

The organizers JEC World have postponed the event until 8 to 10 March 2022.

all-natural bioinspired composite material could offer an alternative to petroleum-based structural plastics

Composite researchers at the AMRC are taking part in a European project to develop what it calls ‘self-responsive’ aerospace composites.

EconCore has appointed Dr Olivier Rozant as its new CTO.

Boston Materials says that it has begun shipping carbon fiber products made with its new 60 inch wide roll-to-roll production line.

Solvay and aerospace giant Leonardo have launched a joint research lab to help develop new materials for aviation.

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials (MCAM) has expanded its range of structural thermoplastic materials for new applications.

Hitachi has launched two new differential scanning calorimeters (DSCs) suitable for materials development and product quality control.

Victrex says that laydown speeds of its thermoplastic uni-directional tape (UDT) has been increased to reach 4000 inches per minute (IMP).

A range of honeycomb material is being used to make parts by two automotive manufacturers in Mexico.

Engineers have created a new shape-changing, or 'morphing', nozzle for 3D printing fiber-filled composites for use in 4D printing applications.

Olympus has developed a new scanner that it says makes it easier to inspect composite components with large surface areas.

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