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Sicomin launch new fire retardant resin

Sicomin has introduced SR FireGreen 37, a hand laminating bio-epoxy resin featuring 25% plant-based carbon content.

Easy-to-install FRP structures

Bedford Reinforced Plastics has launched a new range of glass fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP) parts that can be installed using a modular system.

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has expanded its Trixene Aqua range of water-based blocked isocyanate dispersions.

Technical Fibre Products (TFP) reports that its aramid nonwovens can help protect against abrasion or wear nonwovens in composite surfacing applications.

3D printing company Ricoh 3D has developed a range of carbon fiber composites made using additive manufacturing (AM).

BASF has developed a new polyphthalamide (PPA) material which it says is suitable for connectors post-processed with surface mount technology (SMT).

Solico has launched software for the design, calculation and optimisation of composite storage tanks and silos.

BASF says that it has installed an injection molding machine to produce test specimens made of high temperature fiber reinforced thermoplastics.

Sicomin reports that its GreenPoxy resins have been used to help build a sustainable new one-person yacht.

Lanxess reports that a smartphone made of its thermoplastic composite has been launched.

On demand manufacturer Xometry now has a range of Stratasys materials to use in its selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printers.

TRB Lightweight Structures and Hitachi have begun a project to make composite units for 23 new trains that are due to enter service by 2022.

Diab reports that its structural core material has been used in a sandwich composite structure to make a container to transport Covid-19 vaccines globally.

BASF says that its Ultramid Advanced polyphthalamide (PPA) range now includes carbon-fiber reinforced grades with fillings of 20, 30 and 40%.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a scanning transmission electron microscope with improved examination of materials at atomic-scale resolution.

Decision SA, part of European composites consortium Carboman Group, has developed a new direct mold tooling technology for aerospace.

BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites has partnered with BPREG to supply the latter’s range of unidirectional prepregs and woven fabrics made with natural fiber.

Exel Composites says that it has secured a patent across Europe for its telecommunications radome design.

BASF has developed a new heat-stabilized version of its Ultramid glass fiber range, suitable for high-temperature applications.

Stratasys has introduced a new acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) based carbon fiber material for its 3D printers.

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