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Reinforced Plastics news, September 2014

Hexcel Corporation is expanding its carbon fibre production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fibre lines in Roussillon, France.

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014: A comprehensive supporting programme

An extensive programme including the COMPOSITES Forum, International AVK Conference, live demonstrations and workshops will support the COMPOSITES EUROPE e

CCP Composites has launched a low profile additive, Norsolook® A70066, for high performance SMC (Sheet Moulding Compound) formulations, glass- or carbon-fi

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IR heating specialist Ceramicx is now providing four levels of free training in Infrared heat technology.

Premier Autoclaves has been awarded a three-year autoclave service contract by Composite Technologies & Applications Ltd (CTAL) on the Isle of Wight, UK.

Pixargus is presenting systems for integrated measurement solutions for inline quality control of carbon fibre fabrics at the forthcoming Composites Europe

ROHACELL® HERO, the latest structural foam core material from Evonik Industries, has won a 2014 Ringier Technology Innovation Award, which are presented to

AIC Group has worked with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team, based in Brackley UK, to install its latest Autoclave Management and Control Systems

The European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA) was founded 25 years ago by a group of European pultrusion companies.

Entec will be performing live demonstrations of its new FW750 Filament Winder and High-Speed ST1 Servo Tensioner, during CAMX 2014 at booth 3561.

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc has completed construction of a facility in Itatiba, Brazil, to produce epoxy resins and curing agents for large diameter

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Survivability solutions offered by the Composites and Defence systems business of Morgan Advanced Materials are being used in customised armoured composite

Delsen Testing Laboratories is to be formally rebranded under the Element Materials Technology name.

Core Molding Technologies Inc, a North American compounder of sheet moulding compound (SMC), has developed two new ultra-low density SMC formulations, incl

Magnus Venus Products is joining forces with AOC Resins and will conduct live closed mould demonstrations at this year’s COMPOSITES EUROPE exhibition.

Adhesive supplier SCIGRIP has introduced an enhanced methyl methacrylate (MMA) adhesive, SG805, with increased temperature resistance.

Sicomin, the formulator and supplier of high strength epoxy solutions, has achieved Deutsche Bahn (DB) accreditation for the supply of its SR1124 fire reta

SAERTEX’s SAERfix EP composite adhesive has been tested by the Wesserling Enviromental Analysis Laboratory in Munster, Germany and has been declared harmle

Element Materials Technology is taking part in a UK project to develop and manufacture thermoplastic composite hydrogen storage vessels for fuel cell vehic

A canopy roof featuring core materials from DIAB material has been specified for the entrance of Abu Dhabi's premier shopping mall.

Dow Polyurethanes has introduced VORASPEC 58 Toughened Epoxy Binder, a new high-performance reactive epoxy toughener to meet the needs of epoxy systems for

Granta Design has announced the initial members of the new Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’) in advance of the first meeting, to be

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Composite Advantage has supplied a FiberSPAN prefabricated fibre-reinforced plastic bridge that was installed in just six hours in a US National Forest.

America's Cup winner Oracle Team USA has received a ReXC award from applied research organisation SCRA in recognition of its reuse of recycled carbon fibre

The 18 ft (5.5 m) diameter composite rocket fuel cryotank was built by Boeing using automated fibre placement technology.

AOC Resins has introduced a new low-density sheet moulding compound.

Composites Evolution's Biotex flax materials have been used successfully by German-based canoe designer Lake Constance in its ‘Felicity’ freestyle canoe.

At COMPOSITES EUROPE this year the Product Demonstration Area will once again showcase a variety of innovative composite technologies.

Carbon fibre-reinforced plastic material from SABIC has been used to produce the world’s first 3D-printed vehicle.

Sicomin, the formulator and supplier of high strength epoxy solutions, has appointed MCtechnics as its dedicated Benelux distributor.

Nonwoven manufacturer Technical Fibre Products is doubling its current production capacity through the installation of a third manufacturing line.

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New GlobalData report shows UK wind power market represents a cumulative installed capacity share of around 52%.

Polymer Group Inc., the nonwovens manufacturer and supplier to the composites industry, has expanded its Spinlace® technology capacity at its Benson, NC ma

Morgan Advanced Materials has developed a series of composite ballistic protection panels for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car that is attempting to break the

Core materials manufacturer DIAB is planning to open another production facility in China to better serve its growing customer base in China and Asia.

Milliken has announced the acquisition of the assets of Pipe Wrap Inc, a specialist in composite materials for pipe repair, by its subsidiary Milliken Infr

Ashland is hightlighting its Arotran™ 770 TLM Series resins for use in sheet moulding compound (SMC) Class A parts at the 2014 Automotive Composites Confe

PlastiComp Inc, a specialist in long fibre reinforced thermoplastic (LFT) materials, has expanded its Complet® line to include 'drop-in' replacements for d

Magnum Venus Products (MVP) recently teamed up with its Australian distributor Ducept and the Composites Australia organisation to conduct a Flex Molding P

Japanese classification society ClassNK and Nakashima Propeller Co Ltd have announced the world’s first installation of a carbon fibre reinforced plastic (

Composites One, along with the Closed Mold Alliance, is presenting a free Closed Molding Super Session at IBEX 2014 in Tampa, FL on Monday, September 29 fr

EDF Energies Nouvelles orders 29 V100-2.0 MW turbines for wind power project in Rzepin.

While aluminium is expected to be relied on heavily to meet new fuel efficiency standards for vehicles, multi-material solutions, engineering plastics and

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As COMPOSITES EUROPE's official media partner Reinforced Plastics is very pleased to be able to offer our readers free entrance tickets to this year's exhi

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