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Lanxess to research new urethanes

Lanxess’ Urethane Systems business unit has joined forces with the University of Massachusetts to help develop new urethane materials.

Fibermaq, a Brazilian provider of composite molding equipment, plans to participate in the Congress of Industrial Management and Aeronautical Technology.

Oxford Advanced Surfaces (OAS) has launched a new adhesion promotion that can be cured using UV light.

Textile group Chomarat has signed a distribution agreement with Velox, a European distributor in the market for composite materials.

Gurit says that it will transfer its UK prepreg business to its Spanish prepreg production facility by summer 2018.

Composites UK has released its shortlist for the 2017 composites industry awards.

Owens Corning says that it plans to invest US$50 million to expand production capacity at its composites manufacturing facility in Chambéry, France.

The organizers of the Industrial Nanocomposites Conference (INC) says that the show is now supported by The Graphene Council.

The National Composites Centre in the UK has launched a composites technician apprenticeship.

Chemicals company Hexion has made the roof section of the world’s first catamaran with a totally carbon exterior.

The aerospace composites market size could surpass US€5 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights (GMI).

DELO, a manufacturer of industrial adhesives based in Germany, plans to run two webinar for beginners and re-starters in the field of bonding technology.

Altair has acquired Componeering Inc, a Finland-based company which specializes in structural analysis and design of composite structures.

Burgmann Packings Composites, based in Ireland, has launched a new robot handling system for over-braiding a range of mandrels and cores.

Hexcel has developed HexPly M77HF epoxy prepreg which could reduce cure cycles by up to 90% compared to standard epoxy prepregs.

After postponing the show due to Hurricane Irma, the organizers of CAMX 2017 have announced new 2017 dates.

Solvay reports that it will begin producing polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) polymers in the US early in 2018.

3A Composites company AirexBaltekBanova says that it has improved the stiffness and strength of its AIREX T92.60 core material by 6% to 17%.

Hexcel plans to launch a project to develop carbon fiber materials for large aerospace and automotive composite structures.

SAE International says that a range of multimedia content covering advanced manufacturing is now online.

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