Oct. 9th 2020 : The 2020 24 Hours of Nürburgring race saw a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR compete with a body kit made almost entirely of natural-fiber composite materials....
OTTAWA, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global composites market size was valued at US$ 88.34 billion in 2019 and growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8% during the forecast period 2020 to 2027...
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (18 September 2020, 07:00 CET) – IMCD N.V. (“IMCD” or the “Company”), a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and ingredients, today announces that it has acquired 100% of the share capital of Oy Kokko-Fiber Ab (“Kokko-Fiber”), a leading supplier of fiber-reinforced plastic composite materials in Finland.
Oct. 9th, 2020 : Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used new techniques to create a composite that increases the electrical current capacity of copper wires, providing a new material that can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense electric vehicle traction motors.
Oct. 9, 2020 : Carbon fiber and composite materials have revolutionized the products we use every day by making them stronger, lighter, and more durable. However, the manufacturing process can have serious environmental ramifications and be immediately dangerous to human health if careful consideration....
Oct. 9, 2020: Modern high-strength composite materials present ample opportunities for energy-efficient solutions with lower environmental impact and reduced through-life costs for the rail infrastructure. Network Rail, the UK’s rail network owner, has partnered with the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK....
Oct. 9th, 2020 : MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing and subsidiary of Stratasys, announces the expansion of its materials offering with Nylon 12 Carbon Fiber, adding another composite to the company’s growing materials portfolio.
March 11, 2020: The U.S. Navy has commissioned six new presidential helicopters. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, will build six production VH-92A presidential helicopters. These helicopters are part of the 23-aircraft program of record for the U.S. Marine Corps.
March 10th, 2020: Composite materials have a complicated structure and specified mechanical or physical properties. The materials are used in various spheres of the industry: from medicine to aviation and due to it they are of high demand. However, there is a problem in the quality control of such materials.
March 10th, 2020: Using carbon fiber, fiberglass or natural fibers, GreenCore Materials’ patented manufacturing process dramatically improves the stiffness and rigidity of plastic profiles which serve the building, transportation and industrial industries.
March 10th, 2020: RICHMOND, Ky. — TRB Lightweight Structures and Toyota Tsusho America announced recently a joint venture to produce high-volume composite parts to serve the automotive industry in North America.
March 10th, 2020: Web Industries has announced that it has opened a European Center of Excellence for Composite Development & Commercialisation (CoE) at Omega Systèmes in Nantes, France.
March 10th, 2020: IKBFU Physicists have successfully tested the new magnetic micro wire-based concept of "smart" composites production. The new composites are related to the multiferroic-class materials which have mutually controlled magnetic and electric properties.
March 10th, 2020: Hexcel’s latest collaboration in the marine market is providing leading multihull builder Gunboat, with a highly optimized package of carbon fibre reinforcements for its stunning series of Gunboat 68 yachts.
March 10th, 2020: One surprising potential use of composites however is in machine tools. Machine builders can use these materials for similar reasons to car designers: to create lighter, stiffer parts, and improve damping. The end result will be machines that run faster, with higher accuracy and reliability. This has a positive effect on productivity and part quality.
March 10th, 2020: The University of Central Lancashire’s Engineering Innovation Centre has developed an exoskeleton for children suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, thanks to the use of composite materials.
March 10th, 2020: Neenah, Inc. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Vectorply Corporation, a portfolio company of MSouth Equity Partners, for $155 million in cash. Closing is expected to occur on April 1, and is subject to customary conditions.
March 10th, 2020: Seven new research and innovation projects that will develop new composite materials that can advance component manufacture in a number of global industries, such as aerospace, automotive and renewable energy generation, have been announced.
Feb. 15th, 2020: Wind turbine recycling is an important task for the wind industry – and it is making significant progress in the right direction, according to WindEurope.
COEUR D'ALENE, ID / ACCESSWIRE / February 14, 2020 / Continuous Composites, a premier composites manufacturing company, is pleased to announce its acceptance and participation in the T3 Transition Accelerator program led by the Wright Brothers Institute, in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the Air Force Small Business Innovative Research Program Office (AF SBIR/STTR), and The Entrepreneurs Center (TEC) of Dayton.
Feb.14, 2020: A Bothell firm says its machines can manufacture carbon composites on site and reduce waste.
Feb. 14th, 2020: The function of engineered structures is completed by using composite core materials to make up for performance requirements or a specific type of design. The requirements may be reducing weight, adding stiffness, offering energy absorption, or providing impact resistance.
Feb 14, 2020: Composites combine the desirable properties of several materials to exhibit enhanced physical, chemical, and mechanical properties that are different from their individual constituents. Some high-performance materials have been developed using this method.
Feb. 4th, 2020: A template for controlling the structure of materials called eutetics is eyed for the design of new, high-performance materials with myriad uses.
Feb. 4th, 2020: Arevo, Milpitas, Calif., seeks to use its patented software algorithm, carbon-fiber materials, and robotic 3D printing technology to enable manufacturing-as-a-service for the production of composite parts....