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Price adjustment for Lanxess compounds

Lanxess says that it is raising its prices for Durethan A (polyamide 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa by EUR 0.60/kg with immediate effect.

The market for materials aimed at 3D printing aerospace parts could reach US$535.1 million by 2024.

The Powder Coating Institute has issued a call for papers for its 2019 Technical Conference, taking place from 1–4 April 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

A new cathode material comprising iron trifluoride nanorods with added cobalt and oxygen could triple the energy density of lithium-ion batteries.

In 2017, sales in the Brazilian composites sector totaled US$ 720 million, 1.9% than the previous year.

A new hybrid conductive material comprising liquid metal embedded in an elastic polymer can be bent and stretched at will.

A novel composite made of hydrogel and a 2D material can conduct electricity, stretch by more than 3400%, self-heal and adhere to many surfaces.

A new scanning tunneling microscopy technique can, for the first time, reveal the detailed molecular structure of conjugated polymers.

Equispheres it has received a US$5 million investment from giant Lockheed Martin to make materials for AM and cold spray deposition.

Composites One says that it has been presented the Platinum Award by insurance firm Great West Casualty Company.

Platinum nanoparticles can lower the impedance of graphene electrodes while keeping them transparent for recording neuronal activity.

Scientists have developed a simple way to produce a conductive graphene foam that they can shape into 3D objects such as battery electrodes.

A recent benchmark study shows directed energy deposition technology could be 10 times faster and five times less expensive than powder bed fusion.

TRB Lightweight Structures Ltd has reportedly developed a new biocomposite resin based carbon fiber reinforced (CFRP) sandwich panel door leaf.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) says that it will be exhibiting at the forthcoming JEC Conference taking place from 27-28 June in Chicago, USA.

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) has added Composites UK, the trade association for the UK composites industry, as a member.

Delta Equipement, a French supplier of automation, robotics and additive manufacturing (AM) technology and Solvay, have partnered to make AM parts.

GKN Powder Metallurgy says that it plans to exhibit at Dritev, taking place from 27-28 June 2018 in Bonn, Germany.

Additive International has announced the speaking line-up for its event taking place in Nottingham, UK from 11-12 July.

NTPT says that it is inviting applicants for a new research position, which will lead to a PhD, focusing on thin ply prepregs.

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