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Thermoplastic composites for aerospace

Aircraft companies Bucher Leichtbau and Ensinger have joined forces to promote the use of fiber-reinforced composites in aerospace projects.

3D printed part for medical implants

Evonik has developed a polymer filament based on polyether ether ketone (PEEK) in implant-grade quality for use as a 3D printing material for implants.

Epoxy specialist Sicomin has developed a bio foaming epoxy with 37% bio-based carbon content.

Boeing and molding company Thermwood have joined forces to 3D print a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program.

UK-based Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) has launched two thermal paste adhesive materials: Genable 4400 and Genable 4300.

BigRep, which makes large-scale 3D printers, plans to equip its machines with CNC control systems and drives made by controls manufacturer Bosch Rexroth.

TFP says that it will be exhibiting this year at the Composites & Advanced Materials Expo taking place in Dallas, Texas, from 16-18 October 2018.

The X-Treme 32 all-round racing boat features a pre-preg carbon fiber helm with an epoxy foam core.

BASF has developed prototypes of what it says is the world's first particle foam based on polyethersulfone (PESU).

Carbodeon Ltd Oy has developed a plastic material incorporating nanodiamond particles for use in additive manufacturing (AM).

Hexcel says that its Acousti-Cap broadband sound-reducing honeycomb has successfully been used during a NASA-Boeing flight test.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems and Brightlands Materials Center plan to improve fiber-reinforced thermoplastics.

Aachen University has installed a new injection molding system made by Engel Deutschland GmbH in its technical center.

Materials specialist Diab says that a catamaran, launched in Norway, makes use of infusion carbon fiber sandwich technology.

Mixing company Charles Ross says that its high speed dispersers now feature two-hand safety controls for raising and lowering the mixing head.

Technical Fiber Products Ltd says that it plans to exhibit its range of nonwoven at the China Composites Expo.

Covestro says that its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP) are now branded Maezio.

Roth Composite Machinery has developed a new filament winding machine, a standardized version of a gantry-type filament winding machine.

BASF says that its new polyethersulfone Ultrason E material makes it easier to make sandwich structures for airplane interiors.

Polyether ether ketone (PEEK) polymer pioneer Victrex has developed new materials for additive manufacturing (AM).

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