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‘Sumitomo Bakelite, GRIP Metal Partner On Composite Applications’

CompositesWorld December 22, 2017

... and GRIP Metal have entered into a strategic joint development agreement to develop innovative lightweight composite applications. GRIP Metal is derived from the PACE award winning NRS technology which enables metal surface modification resulting in mechanical bonding between friction material ...

‘Top Trends In The Global Ballistic Composites Market – Technavio’

Business Wire (press release) 1December 21, 2017

CFM International a joint venture between Snecma and GE Aviation is developing a high-bypass turbofan engine by using high-performance composite materials. The use of turbo engines can decrease the fuel consumption by 15. For instance COMAC has planned to use the LEAP engine in its new ...

‘Startup Launches Belgium Produced 'Hybrid' Composite Frames’

Bike Europe December 21, 2017

8220Our new material combines carbon composites with specifically developed steel fibers8221 continues Dave Luyckx. 8220It radically increases impact resistance while maintaining high stiffness and low weight. In contrast to traditional brittle composite materials REIN4CED39s steel-fiber composite exhibits a ...

‘Global Aerospace Composite Materials Market 2017 – Hexcel …’

The Tri-County Press December 20, 2017

Aerospace Composite Materials Market The report that is written on the titled Aerospace Composite Materials Market 2017 covers all the aspects of the global market study. This report has an estimation about the Aerospace Composite Materials Market size in terms of value US. The report contains the ...

‘Architectural Composite Specialists To Present In Dubai’

Inside Composites (press release) 1December 20, 2017

The roof of the new US 5 billion Apple headquarters in Cupertino CA CompIC ME a leading Middle Eastern construction industry conference dedicated to the use of composite materials within construction will see two leading regional manufacturers present their latest builds and experiences in the ...

‘Award Winning Architectural Composites Specialists To Present …’

NETCOMPOSITES 1December 19, 2017

CompIC ME a leading Middle East construction industry conference dedicated to the use of composite materials within construction will see two leading regional manufacturers present their latest builds and experiences in the architectural composites sector. Premier Composite Technologies PCT and ...

‘Lightweight Advanced Composites For Aerospace Interiors’

AZoM 1December 19, 2017

TRB Lightweight Structures has prepared itself to meet the demand for composite materials by increasing its manufacturing units and the number of composites design acquiring certifications and employing additional labor Figure 1. The company now assists in training manufacturers to leverage the ...

‘Vehicles Could Get “Nerves” That Sense Damage Thanks To New …’

Composites Manufacturing Magazine 2December 18, 2017

The team is sandwiching 8220magnetostrictive8221 material between multiple layers of composite materials creating a laminate. The magnetostrictive material responds to a magnetic field or a change in stress allowing it to act as the nerve that senses the damage. 8220The composite laminate effectively becomes a ...

‘Global Carbon-Carbon Composite Materials Market | Industry Size …’

Truth of Journalism December 17, 2017

Global Carbon-Carbon Composite Materials Market research report gives a systematic and competent approach to gather important statistics of Global Carbon-Carbon Composite Materials industry. In which includes industry chain structure Carbon-Carbon Composite Materials market classification ...

‘Boosting Innovation In The Wood Technology Sector’

Open Access Government 1December 15, 2017

In this compelling feature we learn that wood is one of the best materials to develop both multifunctional wood and composite materials as well as innovative products for both the construction and timber industries. The 5 core competencies for a successful material development are discussed in detail here ...

‘Spirit AeroSystems Develops Innovative Manufacturing Technology …’

Windpower Engineering (press release) December 15, 2017

Typically high-performance composite materials are layered on a specially formed surface or tool and then placed in an autoclave where a combination of heat and pressure accelerate the hardening of the material. Spirit39s new technology introduces an intelligent multi-zone heated tool removing the ...

‘Composite Materials For Smart City Construction’

AZoM 1December 15, 2017

Today an increasing number of people are shifting to urban areas looking out for new opportunities. Due to this the use of innovative technology and materials such as renewable energy fuel-efficient transport systems and smarter design becomes all the more important. With many people living together ...

‘Michelman Joins The University Of Delaware's Center For Composite …’

NB Herard December 14, 2017

Michelman is pleased to announce that it has become one of only 55 members of the University of Delaware39s Center for Composite Materials UD-CCM Industry Consortium. The company will sponsor a research project that will help evaluate sizing options of carbon and glass fiber for their compatibility ...

‘SAE International Publishes New Book On Ceramic Matrix …’

PR Web (press release) December 13, 2017

SAE International announces a new book that offers technical guidance and properties on ceramic matrix composite material systems. 8220Composite Materials Handbook Volume 5. Ceramic Matrix Composites8221 is the fifth volume of SAE International39s six-volume Composite Materials Handbook CMH-17.

‘ACMA Awards Composites Excellence At CAMX 2017’

Composites Manufacturing Magazine December 13, 2017

Material and Process Innovation Award 8211 Gifu University Gifu Japan for its novel process related to carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic light molding. Equipment and Tooling Innovation Award 8211 Autodesk for its comprehensive platform that provides an end-to-end solution for composite manufacturers.

‘Vehicles Could Get 'nerves' That Sense Damage With New Research’

Clemson Newsstand 1December 13, 2017

The research builds on the fast-growing field of composite materials which are used in a variety of products from cars to airplanes. Composite materials often look and feel like plastic but are lighter and stronger than metals including steel. The team is sandwiching 8220magnetostrictive8221 material between ...

‘Honoring Big Breakthroughs In Composites’

Plastics News December 13, 2017

Orlando Fla. 8212 Large-scale projects for water management and refrigerated shipping won top honors from the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo CAMX. CAMX and event organizing partners ACMA and SAMPE recognized projects and individuals advancing creativity and innovation in ...

‘The Global Natural Fiber Composite Materials Market Is Forecast To …’

Digital Journal 1December 13, 2017

According to a new market report published by Lucintel the future of the natural fiber composite NFC market looks attractive with opportunities in the automotive and building amp construction industries. The global natural fiber composite market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 8.2 from 2015 to 2020.

‘Swing Balance Joins The USA Junior National Golf Program’

Composites Manufacturing Magazine 1December 11, 2017

In late November USA Junior National Golf Team Director Tom Relf announced a partnership with weight training company Swing Balance as an official supporter of the USA Junior National Golf Team and its members. Many of Swing Balance39s products incorporate patented flexible composite material39s ...

‘High-brilliance X-ray Sheds Light On Additive Manufacturing Process’

Dayton Daily News 1December 8, 2017

The additive manufacturing process involves depositing thin layers of composite materials on top of each other. Air Force Research Laboratory Composite Materials and Processing team researchers used the ultra-bright X-ray at the National Synchrotron Light Source II at Brookhaven National Laboratory to ...

‘Falmouth Historical Commission Considers Alternate Materials, Decks’

CapeNews.net December 7, 2017

Ms. Bowden confirmed the deck would use a composite wood material but was unsure of the materials beyond that. The commission seemed willing to allow composite material for the deck itself but did not want to approve the project without knowing what material would be used for the trim or railing ...

‘Chalmers Foundation Invests In New 2D Super Materials’

Science Business 1December 6, 2017

To ensure Chalmers as key player for graphene based two dimensional 2D composite materials research Chalmers Foundation invests SEK 15 million into a new research group. 2D materials are only one-atom-thick and have the potential to become super materials to be used for health sensors water ...

‘Computer Maps To Help Design Shell-Like Platelet-Matrix …’

AZoM December 6, 2017

How a material breaks is one of the vital properties scientists consider when designing layered composites that mimic those discovered in nature. Rice University engineers have developed a method to decode the interactions between materials and the structures they form and this can help increase their ...

‘Nature's Toughest Substances Decoded’

Science Daily December 4, 2017

How a material breaks may be the most important property to consider when designing layered composites that mimic those found in nature. A method by Rice University engineers decodes the interactions between materials and the structures they form and can help maximize their strength toughness ...

‘FIBRESHIP: New Project Seeks To Go Lighter & Smarter With …’

Ship Technology December 4, 2017

The EU-funded FIBRESHIP project is researching fibre-reinforced polymer FRP composite materials as a potential substitute for steel in the construction of lightweight and efficient large-length vessels. Julian Turner asks project coordinator Raul Salinas if FRPs can revolutionise how we build big ships.