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Toray Industries has developed a carbon fiber reinforced plastic-based repair technique for sea vessels used in hydrocarbon production.

Composite cylinders for hydrogen-powered snow groomer

Hexagon Purus has supplied composite cylinders for a hydrogen-powered snow groomer, used in compacting snow for skiing and snowboarding.

Hexcel has developed a semi-preg material that it says can reduce shell manufacturing time in the wind blade surface finishing process.

CRP Technology reports that a satellite dispenser has been 3D printed using its Windform XT 2.0 carbon-reinforced composite material.

The NCC and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have launched a competition to improve combat aircraft structures.

Scott Bader reports that its resins, gelcoats, adhesives and pastes have been used to manufacture a superyacht.

Toray has finalised a long-term supply agreement with California-based Joby Aviation to supply composite material for electric air taxis.

ATL Composites in Australia has launched a new laminating system for surfboards which the company says can produce a clear, bright finish.

Composite specialists Refitech Composite Components and CG TEC have developed a carbon fiber white cane for people with vision empairment.

Bausano says that it has launched a new range of single-screw extruders for the production of polyolefin (PO) pipes.

Sicomin has supplied its epoxy resin for a new range of custom carbon fiber windsurf fins.

Cobra International says that it has shipped its first batch of 36 composite canoes to ARE Tahiti.

Buehler has developed a new hardness tester which can test a range of different parts and components in both high-volume production and R&D.

Trelleborg has reportedly developed a system for polyurethane (PU) materials that has anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-mold properties.

Integrated Composite Products (ICP) has developed a range of polypropylene (PP) reinforcements for short and long glass filled material.

Brazilian composites supplier Tecniplas has manufactured an upflow tower for use in the paper pulp bleaching process.

3D printing company Essentium Inc has launched a carbon fiber reinforced polyester filament for additive manufacturing (AM).

SGL Carbon says that it has received a multi-year order to make carbon fiber profiles for serial use in BMW model windshields.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a new SEM that it says can provide actionable data up to twice as fast as similar products on the market.

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