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Composite parts news, April 2015

Prize-winning Intrado car made with Scott Bader materials

Two advanced composites materials developed by Scott Bader have been used to manufacture the chassis of the Intrado car.

FRP engine parts could reduce vehicle weight

A Fraunhofer project group is developing an experimental vehicle engine featuring fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) parts.

SGL Group reports that has made carbon fiber performs as part of large-scale production of the BMW 7 series.

Bayer MaterialScience has been awarded Bio-based Material of the Year 2015.

The first ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces young investigator has been awarded to Materials Today Editorial Board member Alejandro Briseño.

Exel Composites has been selected to provide lightweight, durable, composite shelters to refugee families around the world.

Cytec Industries Inc has opened of a new kitting facility based in Toulouse, France, next to its existing process materials site.

Teijin Limited has created a new division, the Automotive Business Development Group.

Aerospace engineers at MIT have developed a carbon nanotube (CNT) film that can heat and solidify a composite without the need for massive ovens.

Solvay Specialty Polymers says that the NSF has certified six of its glass fiber reinforced (GFR) resin grades.

Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC and Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co Ltd have partnered to introduce Strand Sheet material to North America.

Evonik Industries has agreed with Lenorplastics Zug AG to market its molding compound portfolio in Switzerland.

NASA has established a public-private partnership with five other organisations to find out more about composite materials for aircraft.

Global aerospace specialist Fokker and the National Aerospace Laboratory plan to open manufacturing plant for composite aircraft components in Marknesse, t

Composites Evolution’s Biotex Flax has been used to develop the Earth SUP range of paddle boards made by BIC Sport.

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Hexcel Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the aerospace and defense (A&D) business of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM).

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Aliancys has supplied a range of resin system for a firewater system forming part of a new motorway multi-level road tunnel in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) has announced the winners for the Awards for Composites Excellence, sponsored by Composites One.

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