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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.

Cobra International Ltd has developed a composite fuselage cover for the latter’s Tiger Drone unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) range.

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.

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.

SGL Carbon says that it has delivered its millionth glass fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP) leaf spring, used in a car’s suspension.

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.

GKN Aerospace says that it has produced four thermoplastic composite components for its Bell V-280 Valor craft.

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

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.

Carboman Group is collaborating with electric air transport company Eviation Aircraft to make an all-electric aircraft structure.

Huntsman Advanced Materials has launched four new products in its range of adhesives and composites systems.

SGL Carbon has developed prototype composite battery enclosures that are reportedly 40% lighter than aluminum.

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