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‘Orbital ATK Builds 500th Large Composite Rocket’

materialstoday May 05 11:01 am 

An Orbital ATK employee inspects an Atlas V boat tail the 500th large composite rocket structure produced at the company39s Iuka Mississippi facility for United Launch Alliance launch vehicles.

‘The Hottest New Business Jet’

CNN Money May 05 02:05 am 

Fortune39s Sue Zesiger Callaway hops a ride on the Hawker 4000 a 21 million aircraft that boasts cutting-edge avionics. Plus Jet etiquette.

‘Cornell Researchers Create New Material Capable Of Shifting States’

The Cornell Daily Sun May 04 04:31 pm 

For all the discussion surrounding artificial intelligence and robots recently the stiff dull metal exterior of robots has only recently begun to evolve. While human-like robots with silicon skin can simulate emotions but robots with the shape-shifting ability of the Transformers have yet to hit the market. However Prof. Robert Shepherd mechanical and aerospace engineering

‘Jaguar F-Pace Drive Review’

Carwale All About Cars - Yahoo India via Yahoo! India News May 05 12:34 am 

The Porsche Macan is the undisputed king of the sport SUV segment and now there is a new contender to its crown - the Jaguar F-Pace. The exterior of the F-Pace is inspired right from the new XE sedan to the low slung F-Type coupe. The large gaping grille and the slim headlamps are typical Jaguar and they have added quite a few traditional cues to amplify the familiar effect.

‘Composite Bonding Adhesive Joins Carbon Fiber Core To Metal’

PlasticsToday.com May 05 01:37 am 

May 05 2016 Stephen Moore Dow Automotive Systems has extended its technology for carbon-fiber bonding solutions by adding an injection bonding technique for Betaforce composite bonding adhesives. This development should enable the wider application of carbon-fiber parts in mixed-material assembly and thus supports... Automotive and Mobility Materials

‘Chinese Carrier Orders 15 Dreamliners From Boeing’

Industry Week May 04 12:44 pm 

Boeing Commercial Airplanes landed a new order from China Eastern Airlines for fifteen 787-9 Dreamliners a 4-billion contract. The 787-9 is the second variant of the high-profile long-range aircraft. The OEM has booked a total of 551 orders for the aircraft and delivered 58 since it was introduced in 2013. read more

‘Borouge Adds Carbon Fiber PP Compound, Foam Molding To Auto Solutions’

PlasticsToday.com May 04 12:42 am 

May 04 2016 Stephen Moore Automotive and Mobility Chinaplas was the stage for two major developments in automotive grade polypropylene PP with the introduction to the Chinese market of Borougetrades Fibremod Carbon PP composite material and news of developments in foam injection molding of glass fiber reinforced PP. Foamed glass reinforced PP... Compounding Injection Molding Materials ...

‘Ikonics And EnCore Join Forces To Boost Aerospace’

materialstoday May 04 03:01 am 

Ikonics Corporation a US imaging technology company has entered into a long-term agreement LTA with EnCore Composite Structures Inc a supplier of aircraft interiors seats and composite structures based in California.

‘Argosy Opens New Facility To Expand Honeycomb Core Market’

Business Wire May 03 07:57 am 

NEW YORK--BUSINESS WIRE-- Aerospace --Argosy International Inc. has started construction of their new 39000 square foot honeycomb core facility strategically located in Alabama close to the new Airbus and Boeing aero clusters.

‘Behold The World’s Largest Jet Engine’

Business Insider May 02 09:12 am 

GE has plans to completely revolutionize travel with its latest GE9X engine. The largest engine ever built the 20000-pound turbojet engine will power the future Boeing 777X planes. Built from a mix of composite and 3-D printed materials the engine is 10 more efficient than GE39s past engines while also being substantially quieter. YouTubeGE Aviation The GE9X engine. To give an impression ...

‘3D Printing Goes To War’

gizmag May 02 12:25 am 

From the bow to the bunker buster to the hydrogen bomb new technologies have changed the face of warfare and 3D printing looks set to be just as revolutionary. It39s been around since the 1980s but as key patents expire and access to the technology becomes more readily available its effects on the military promise to be considerable though the biggest and most immediate impact may be from a...

‘Elegant, Low Maintenance Decking With Plastics’

GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance India Apr 29 08:59 am 

TORONTO -- The beautiful summer weather means barbecues grilling and outdoor fun. A great way to make your home an entertaining mecca for family and friends is to have a well-built low maintenance deck. ...

‘Magma And Victrex Collaboration Breaks Record’

PlasticsToday.com Apr 29 10:04 am 

April 29 2016 Materials PTStaff Magma Global Ltd. Portsmouth United Kingdom has developed the flexible m-pipe technology to reduce exploration and production costs and hazards in subsea oil and gas systems. Achieved with the support and expertise of Victrex West Conshohocken PA the lightweight continuous pipe is both the...

‘Clay Nanotube-biopolymer Composite Scaffolds For Tissue Engineering’

EurekAlert! Apr 29 06:46 am 

Kazan Federal University Scientists of Bionanotechnology Lab Kazan Federal University combined three biopolymers chitosan and agarose polysaccharides and a protein gelatine as the materials to produce tissue engineering scaffolds and demonstrated the enhancement of mechanical strength doubled pick load higher water uptake and thermal properties in chitosan-gelatine-agarose ...

‘Delta Gives Bombardier Boost, Buying Struggling C Series Jet’

The Prince Albert Daily Herald Apr 28 11:08 am 

NEW YORK N.Y. - Bombardier39s fledgling new jet the C Series got a much-needed boost Thursday with one of the world39s largest airlines committing to add the plane to its fleet. Delta Air Lines will become the U.S. launch customer of the single-aisle jet placing a firm order for 75 of the ...