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United Airlines has placed an order for 70 Airbus A321neo aircraft.

Bio-derived prepreg used for battery box

SHD Group's PS200 bio-derived prepreg system has been chosen by a Slovenian aero manufacturer to help build propulsion system battery containers.

Solvay has developed a shortstop inhibitor designed to protect against runaway polymerization of acrylic and methacrylic acids, esters and other monomers.

Spirit AeroSystems has entered into an exclusive agreement with Rolls-Royce to design and build composite nacelles for the Pearl 10X business jet engine.

NASA says that it is testing its Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) to see if larger-scale systems could be used for space applications.

EconCore and Basaltex have developed a new composite comprising basalt fibers, recycled polyethylene tetraphyte (PET) honeycomb, and a bioresin.

DSM and Sabic have partnered to create a version of DSM’s Dyneema fiber from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene plastic waste.

Thai composites specialist Cobra International has worked with a surfboard manufacturer to develop an improved version of its eFoil products.

TRB Lightweight Structures is supplying a range of composites parts for new trains in the London Underground Piccadilly Line.

Hexcel says that a lightweight camera drone developed using the company’s carbon fiber prepregs has completed a successful maiden flight.

Trelleborg has developed a new lightweight fire-resistant carbon fiber composite in Europe.

Composite access cover manufacturer Fibrelite has formed a number of strategic partnerships with manufacturers of precast and preformed troughs.

Composites Evolution has launched two new epoxy tooling prepregs.

The NCC and global disability charity Motivation have joined forces to design a wheelchair seat pan made from sustainable composite materials.

Diab says that its Divinycell structural foam core has been used in the manufacture of indoor ice hockey sticks.

BAE Systems has manufactured high temperature mold tooling by 3D printing a resin system from composite tooling specialist Airtech.

Trelleborg has developed TC350, a high temperature castable epoxy tooling material.

Solico and Structor Engineering are developing a outdoor cinema screen to be installed on an 80 m superyacht.

EconCore has introduced a new range of honeycomb cores with a higher heat performance than structures made with traditional thermoplastics.

Solvay says that its Zeniva polyether ether ketone (PEEK) resin has been chosen to help make composite screws for foot and ankle surgery.

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