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AIMPLAS focuses on more efficient composites recycling

AIMPLAS says that it is coordinating a project to find a new method of recycling and reprocessing composite thermoplastic materials.

AIMPLAS says that it has taken part in a new project to provide EU mold manufacturers with speciality plastics training.

The Fraunhofer Institute have developed a new stress analysis technique which could take into account a component’s volume under tension and compression.

PRF Composite Materials has introduced a new unidirectional glass prepreg.

Armacell, which makes engineered foams, has begun a project to extend its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foam headquarters in Belgium.

Plastics technology center AIMPLAS is coordinating a project to develop biocomposites recycling technologies for aeronautics components.

Lanxess reports that its Tepex continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites can now be integrated in the extrusion blow molding process.

Engineers from the University of Delaware have developed a 3D printing technology that can make composites using continuous carbon fibers.

CAMX 2020 has announced its program of its live and on-demand virtual conference, taking place from 22-24 September 2020.

AIMPLAS says that its workshop entitled The Art of Mixing, Reinforcing and Incorporating Additives to Plastics will be streamed from 1 to 2 December 2020.

Trelleborg plans to present a paper on its TC760X dust-free epoxy tooling board at the Composites UK Tooling and Design Manufacture webinar.

Covestro has reportedly supplied an infusion machine for processing polyurethane resin to Chinese wind turbine blade manufacturer Goldwind.

A researcher at AIMPLAS is reportedly the only Spanish auditor participating in the development of a new certification system for recycled plastics.

Bitrez Ltd, a UK manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, has launched an online database of resins.

DSM has launched a glass-filled polypropylene (PP) pellet material designed for fused granulate fabrication (FGF) 3D printing.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has released two electron microscopes suitable for materials and life science research.

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute have investigated the use of moth larvae to eat and digest polyethylene (PE) material.

The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) suggests that, by 2022, almost four million industrial robots could be working in factories worldwide.

Hexcel and Arkema plan to host a webinar covering the use of thermoplastic polymers as matrices for continuous fiber reinforced composites.

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