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Researchers from NYUhave demonstrated that toolpaths used in the 3D printing of composites can also be reproduced with machine learning (ML) tools.

Plataine has partnered with IoT specialist iSpecc Limited to increase their presence in the UK aerospace and automotive composite market.

The UK government and composites organizations have launched a new initiative to develop and industrialize new sustainable composite materials.

Royal DSM reports that its Akulon Polyamide (PA) 6 range produced in Europe will now have a reduced carbon footprint from the beginning of 2021.

Scott Bader Company Ltd and the University of Liverpool have formed a joint venture to develop a polymer chemistry platform.

The organizers of the CAMX show have decided to move the event online, with a range of virtual events starting in mid-September.

Reinforcement specialist Kordsa has carried out testing of process-induced residual stresses when processing thermoset polymer composites.

Composites UK says that it is looking for individuals from its member companies to form part of its board of directors from 2020-2022.

Chemical company INEOS has developed a new software aimed at improving boat design.

The organizers of Composites for Europe, previously Composites Europe, have appointed Dr Hans-Christian Früh as the event’s new project manager.

Kordsa has introduced a new range of prepreg systems which it says can help overcome whitespot and waterspot problems.

Plastics organization AIMPLAS has helped develop a recycling processes based on enzymes that could break down plastics by 70%.

The organizers of the Advanced Engineering Show have issued a call for abstracts.

Composites specialist Kordsa says that he has joined the EU-funded PolynSPIRE project.

Armacell says that it has started production of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foam at a facility close to Shanghai, China.

A closed loop epoxy recycling project has reportedly won a JEC innovation award.

Coes, a UK-based glass fiber manufacturer, has developed an alternative to phenolic resin that have fire resistant but are reportedly easier to use.

America Makes has issued a project call to develop 3D printing technology for the US Air Force.

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