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Fibermaq launches equipment for gelcoat application

Fibermaq, a Brazilian manufacturer of composite molding machinery, has launched Gel Tank equipment for the application of gelcoat and peroxide.

Solvay says that it has expanded its thermal management materials range.

North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) and 4a manufacturing have formed a new partnership to develop micro music speakers.

Jesse Garant Metrology Center, an inspection company based in the US and Canada, has launched a new high energy industrial CT scanning service.

Cerafiltec, which makes water filters, has developed a filtration module molded from Sabic’s Noryl glass-reinforced polyphenylene ether (PPE) resin.

Johns Manville (JM) has launched a new chopped strand for PBT/PET reinforcement.

Johns Manville says that its StarRov 853 roving is available in both North America (225 Yield) and Europe (1200 and 2400 Tex).

A team of engineers at Kocaeli University have won a design award for a composite electric vehicle (EV).

Armacell has developed ArmaFORM PET MultiCore (MC), which is made of 100% post-consumer PET.

Lingrove has made a fishing rod which has been nominated for the Unsurpassed Innovation Award at the upcoming CAMX composites show.

3A Composites plans to present its new AIREX T10.60 and BALTEK VBC QX foam core at Composites Europe.

Spheretex, which makes lightweight core materials has developed Sphere.easy, a core material with outer layers of reinforcement.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has created what it says is the military’s first 3D-printed submersible hull out of carbon fiber composite.

North Thin Ply Technology and FIBRE Mechanics have built a range of boat components made with prepreg composite panels.

British bike manufacturer Orro has released the Terra C model road bike featuring sigmaIF – a combination of Innegra and Sigmatex carbon fibers.

Kingbird has launched a range of fireproof threads that use a fire retardant meta-aramid fiber.

Teijin Group says that it will be supplying materials and technologies will be adopted for a solar-powered, carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) vehicle.

Kordsa has developed new resin technology which reduces its curing time of nine minutes to three minutes.

Composite materials specialist Chomarat plans to launch a line of reinforced-concrete prefabricated wall panels.

Hexion Inc says that it has developed a phenolic resin for prepreg composites with a free formaldehyde (ULEF) content of less than 0.1%.

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