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Reinforced Plastics news, September 2015

CST Composites secures AUS$1.4 million funding

CST Composites has received a AUS$1.4 million (US$1 milion) grant from the Australian government.

Hexagon Lincoln introduces lightweight tank for automotives

Hexagon Lincoln has introduced a carbon fiber, 16 inch, Type 4 pressure vessel for the transit bus and refuse market.

Environmental impact of green composites based on nanocellulose-reinforced epoxy composites.

National Gas and Industrial Company (Gasco) and Hexagon Composites' subsidiary Hexagon Ragasco have entered into a long-term distribution agreement.

Spirit AeroSystems Inc has completed the first fuselage made of composite materials for Bell Helicopter’s V-280 Valor.

Haydale, a developer of graphene and nanoparticulate materials, has recently been awarded a number of research grants totalling over £450,000.

The TPRC, based in Enschede, The Netherlands, is leading a research consortium focusing on the overmolding process of thermoplastic composites.

JRTL has helped develop a more efficient way to repair composite tools.

Hexagon Composites' wholly-owned subsidiary Hexagon Raufoss reports that it is downsizing its operating model to improve profit.

Royal DSM has been named among worldwide leaders in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

Textile Media Services has published a new book covering the use of carbon and natural fibers in automotive composites.

Spain-based MyMat Solutions has launched a new range of nylon filaments for the 3d printing of nylon.

VELOX, has extended its partnership with AVINTIV, the new name for PGI.

UK textile supplier Scott & Fyfe has been named a member of the Composites UK trade association.

EDANA has launched the full program of speakers ahead of the Turkish Nonwovens Symposium, to be held in Istanbul from 10–11 November 2015.

Windform XT 2.0 plastic additive manufacturing (AM) material has passed European Space Agency (ESA) screening outgassing tests.

The organisers of Composites Europe 2015 have set out the themes for this year’s show, which takes place from 22–24 September in Stuttgart, Germany.

Composites UK has released the names of the shortlisted nominees for its 2015 composites industry awards.

RTP Company has introduced RTP 100 eXtra Performance (XP) Compounds .

TenCate Advanced Armor has been selected by the DME to integrate ab active blast countermeasure system on to the US Army combat vehicle prototype (CVP).

Haydale Composite Solutions Ltd (HCS) has entered into a collaborative 18 month research project to develop graphene reinforced composites.

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French testing company Institut de Soudure and Composite Integrity have just carried out non-destructive testing on the IMOCA monohull.

3D Printing Engineering has developed new 3D printing services which it will be showcasing at the TCT Show.

epm: technology group has won a £22 million plus order to produce and supply composite aircraft interior components and sub structures.

Orbital ATK Inc has been awarded the Rolls-Royce chief operating officer (COO) award.

Formax has supplied more information about its new Innovation Centre.

A report from MarketsandMarkets suggests that the pultrusion end market could reach around US$2,045.2 million by 2020.

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) is offering free of charge pre-forming services for customers buying the company’s UD prepregs.

VELOX will be exhibiting its range of composites and additives specialities at Composites Europe.

TRB Lightweight Structures has launched its range of Cellite 840 composite panels for aerospace applications.

The structures technology department of the NLR is running a course on resin transfer molding (RTM) manufacturing technology from 6-8 October 2015.

Key Safety Systems (KSS) has commenced production in a new carbon fiber trim factory at Valle Hermoso, Mexico.

Ventec USA will exhibit its range of projects at PCB West taking place from 15–17 September 2015 in Santa Clara, California.

Software developed at Purdue University for modeling composite materials has been commercialized by a US company.

Teijin Limited has opened a Technology Development Center for the research and development of its high performance fibers and composite materials business.

Cannon plans to showcase its complete range of solutions for automotive and transportation composites at Composites Europe.

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