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Approval for GE9X engine

GE reports that its GE9X jet engine has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval.

Composite materials for inspection drone

Solvay reports that it has supplied materials for an indoor inspection drone.

Suhner has developed a range of machining units with guards that can protect against contamination from glass fiber dust and fibers.

Engineers at Polish manufacturer Techplast have developed a way to reduce the weight of high-pressure cylinders used by firefighters.

BASF reports that its Ultrasim simulation tool can now calculate component concepts based on elastomers.

DSM has formed a partnership with polymer 3D printing company Nexa3D to supply its laser sintering powders for the latter’s QLS-350 systems.

LANXESS has developed a new range of hydrolysis-resistant materials suitable for very hot and humid conditions.

Shannon Global Energy Solutions, which makes reusable thermal and acoustic insulation, has developed a new thermal blanket for plastics extrusion.

Magnum Venus Products (MVP) says that it has developed a new process for closed molding which it says could decrease injection times.

Hexcel has supplied its carbon fiber material to make a new range of golf shafts.

A project to develop a commercially viable, low cost, lightweight, all composite wheel for EV applications has reached the pilot stage.

The University of Kentucky and the ORNL have partnered on a US$10 million project to convert coal into high-value carbon fibers and composites.

Scientists at the AMRC are researching a vision inspection system using 3D modelling that could replace the manual inspection process of composite parts.

Hexcel has launched a new electrically conductive, PEKK-based thermoplastic carbon fiber composite suitable for additive manufacturing (AM).

Chemicals company Lanxess has developed a new range of MDI polyether prepolymers containing renewable, bio-based raw materials.

Filament winding company Engineering Technology Corporation has developed a compact servo tensioning creel for high-speed wet, dry and towpreg winding.

Owens Corning has reportedly launched a new range of extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam products.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched a new scanning electron microscope (SEM) which it says has improved automation.

TFP has developed a new lightweight basalt in its Optiveil range, designed for high temperature applications in composites.

Dura Composites has developed a new glass fiber reinforced floor grating that it says offers the best performance-to-weight ratio in its class.

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