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Composite parts news, July 2015

Altair has announced the 17 nominations for the 2015 Enlighten Award, which recognizes achievements in automotive weight reduction.

US$1.35 million to make aircraft composites more durable

A University of Texas at Arlington professor has received a US$1.35 million grant to design more durable materials for composite aircraft.

A three-inch piece of SpaceShipOne has been selected to accompany eight other mementos on the New Horizons spacecraft's journey to Pluto.

SGL Group has received government funds of just under €1 million to develop an improved carbon fiber for thermoplastic applications.

Attwater will be exhibiting its range of epoxy glass, polyimide glass, phenolic fabric and carbon fiber products at the Composites Engineering show.

SCIGRIP says that its lightweight, carbon fiber composite powerboat put in an outstanding performance in the Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup in July.

Granta Design has reportedly made improvements to its GRANTA MI Version 8.1 system for materials information management.

Australian multihull specialist, Windrush Yachts, makes hulls for the Tornado catamaran using a GRP sandwich laminate design.

Bindatex, a specialist in the precision cutting of composite materials, says that it expects to increase turnover by 53% this year.

Vision Systems is setting up a new production unit that will specifically produce composite parts.

Dymax Corporation’s European subsidiary, Dymax Europe GmbH, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

The CRP Group has celebrated its 45th anniversary, including 20 years of additive manufacturing.

Zwick USA will host a free webinar to discuss some of the key considerations engineers should evaluate when testing long fiber reinforced composites.

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NASA scientists have developed a prototype flying wing aircraft which could be used to fly in the Martian landscape.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has awarded Beckwood Press Company a contract to manufacture a custom hydraulic press.

3A Composites Core Materials has closed its acquisition of PNG Balsa, a manufacturer of balsa wood with plantations in Papua New Guinea.

The UK-based composites trade body has announced a series of regional events.

The Asia composites industry event for will hold its 8th annual session at the SUNTEC Center, Singapore from 20-22 October 2015.

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