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Composites specialist Gurit has launched Ampreg 30, a new low toxicity epoxy laminating system and Balsaflex Lite, a balsa core material.

New tape winding system

Conbility GmbH and Fraunhofer IPT have partnered to develop a placement and tape winding system.

Porcher Industries has developed the Dry Fiber range, which offers a new way of processing materials out-of-autoclave (OOA).

Huntsman Advanced Materials says that it will be showing its range of products at JEC World 2018.

JEC Group has announced the 30 finalists of its innovation awards competition.

Scott Bader plans to launch two new brands at JEC World 2018, taking place from 6-8 March 2018 in Paris, France.

3A Composites plans to launch a new sustainable core material at JEC World 2018, taking place Paris, France, from 6-8 March 2018.

Sandvik Coromant has introduced new CoroDrill 880 CVD diamond-coated insert grades, GCN124 and GCN134.

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd and Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) have formed a plan to help ensure that carbon fiber process waste is recycled.

Fibermaq, a Brazilian manufacturer of composite molding machinery, has launched Gel Tank equipment for the application of gelcoat and peroxide.

Solvay says that it has expanded its thermal management materials range.

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) and 4a manufacturing have formed a new partnership to develop micro music speakers.

Jesse Garant Metrology Center, an inspection company based in the US and Canada, has launched a new high energy industrial CT scanning service.

Johns Manville (JM) has launched a new chopped strand for PBT/PET reinforcement.

Johns Manville says that its StarRov 853 roving is available in both North America (225 Yield) and Europe (1200 and 2400 Tex).

Armacell has developed ArmaFORM PET MultiCore (MC), which is made of 100% post-consumer PET.

3A Composites plans to present its new AIREX T10.60 and BALTEK VBC QX foam core at Composites Europe.

Spheretex, which makes lightweight core materials has developed Sphere.easy, a core material with outer layers of reinforcement.

Kingbird has launched a range of fireproof threads that use a fire retardant meta-aramid fiber.

Kordsa has developed new resin technology which reduces its curing time of nine minutes to three minutes.

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