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Victrex says that its gear design and manufacturing facility in Grantsburg, USA, has received the IATF 16949 certification quality standard for automotive.

New conductive masterbatches

RTP Company has expanded its line of conductive compounds for applications where electrostatic discharge (ESD) is an issue.

Toray and BASF have signed an agreement to produce continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRT) tapes for the automotive and industrial markets.

Spanish company MontefibreCarbon has developed a new carbon fiber polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor with a tow of 80,000 individual filaments.

Sigma Engineering, which makes processing simulation software, has developed a new way for users of its software to share results interactively.

Scott Bader has supplied resin to make the interior panels of a steel framed gold egg structure as part of a dining room in a Dubai hotel.

Graphene specialist Haydale has reportedly developed a new range of functionalised nanomaterials pre-dispersed in process oils for elastomers.

SGL Carbon plans to showcase its automotive, aerospace and industrial composites at the CAMX show.

SGL Carbon says that it has delivered its millionth glass fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP) leaf spring, used in a car’s suspension.

Haydale Graphene Industries' prepreg material incorporating graphene powder forms part of the (BAC) Mono R supercar.

Sicomin has launched a new bio-based epoxy resin designed for high pressure resin transfer molding (RTM) processing.

Royal DSM and UK supercar manufacturer Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) plan to develop 3D printing applications for the new BAC Mono R vehicle.

Lanxess has replaced reinforced polyamide 66 with reinforced polyamide 6 to make a steering column switch housing in a number of Ford vehicles.

SGL Carbon has supported students at the Technical University of Munich to develop a prototype pod for the Hyperloop transport system.

Lanxess says that its continuous fiber reinforced material has been used to make a range of structural components for the Audi A8 sedan car.

Anaglyph Ltd says that it has released version 4.9 of its Laminate Tools composite structural design software.

Engineers at Performance Engineered Solutions (PES) Ltd in the UK are developing a hybrid composite-metal anti-roll bar for trucks and trains.

Roth Composite Machinery will be exhibiting a range of its products at the CAMX composites show.

GKN Aerospace says that it has produced four thermoplastic composite components for its Bell V-280 Valor craft.

Toray Industries has developed a new nylon textile that it says has high water repellency.

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