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Composite processing news

Solvay has introduced Evolite F1050, a polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) continuous carbon fiber composite tape suitable for oil and gas applications.

Kaman Composites, has reportedly expanded its manufacturing capacity by investing almost US$2 million.

UK industrial laminates specialist Attwater & Sons Ltd has invested £100,000 to purchase two new CNC machines.

Gurit has reported an increase in net sales for the first three months of the year of 5.4% compared to the same period of 2017.

Italian plastics company AMUT has provided a new geomembrane line to a Chinese distributor of coatings and membranes.

BigRep and Etihad Airways plan to jointly develop new plastic additive manufacturing (AM) products for the aerospace industry.

The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub has announced the funding of two new feasibility studies.

Master Bond has developed a biocompatible two part epoxy with a mixed viscosity for medical electronic applications.

EconCore says that it will be showcasing a range of its honeycomb core products at plastics show NPE2018.

SencorpWhite has announced the release of the Ultra 2 thermoforming machine.

Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites supply chain, has released info about its upcoming events in April.

Metyx Group has acquired a manufacturing facility in North Carolina, USA, to house its new US$3.5 million technical textiles division.

Solvay has announced the winners of its Additive Manufacturing Cup.

UK composite manufacturer MPM says that it has restarted production after a large fire devastated its buildings in early February.

Lehvoss has partnered with Italian boat builder, Livrea Yacht, to build what it says is the world’s first 3D printed sailboat.

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM), which makes graphene materials, has worked with plastic composite manufacturers to help develop a supercar tailgate.

Lanxess says that it has now extended the use of its plastic/metal hybrid technology to make hollow profiles with round or rectangular cross sections.

SGL and partners have won the JEC Innovation Award in the Aerospace Process category for the ‘MAI Sandwich’ project.

Using thermoplastic to make a composite part could reduce manufacturing time by 20-30%.

The recent World Pultrusion Conference attracted 150 delegates.

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