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‘Composite Module Available In The US’

materialstoday May 31 02:46 am 

A Hexagon Lincoln Smartstore CNG transport module. Hexagon Compositestrade wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has received US DOT Department of Transportation approval to operate its newest composite mobile pipeline product in the United States.

‘Cetim Receives Accreditation For Composite Materials’

materialstoday May 29 01:16 pm 

French research institute Cetim has received accreditation from the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program Nadcap for the fifth consecutive time covering testing of composite materials.

‘Inside The World's Newest Airliner’

The New Zealand Herald May 29 07:12 pm 

Cathay Pacific will tonight officially unveil its brand new Airbus A350 XWB - the world39s latest widebody aircraft and one which the airline will fly on the Hong Kong-Auckland route later this year.The new plane - which has a list...

‘Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Concept’

Car Design News May 29 02:41 am 

Lamborghini is not the first to enter the murky waters of the greener39 supercar. Ferrari got there first in conception with the Millechille.

‘IPhone 7 Plus Release Date & New Features Rumours: Patent Points To Bezel-free Design | New Larger Battery …’

Macworld UK May 27 08:36 am 

Looking for iPhone 7 Plus rumours Here39s what to expect from Apple39s big-screen iPhone 7 Plus in 2016 including iPhone 7 Plus release date rumours specs new features design changes and all the leaked photos and concept videos we39ve unearthed. Plus rumours say the iPhone 7 Plus will have a dual-lens camera and no headphone port - and may even be called 39iPhone Pro39

‘Graphene Can Make Rubber Even More Rubbery’

materialstoday May 27 02:15 am 

A layer of graphene. Image University of Manchester. In a paper published in Carbon Aravind Vijayaraghavan and Maria Iliut from the University of Manchester in the UK have shown that adding a very small amount of graphene the world39s thinnest and strongest material to rubber films can increase both their strength and elasticity by up to 50. Thin rubber films are ubiquitous in daily life ...

‘TeXtreme Increases US Sales’

materialstoday May 26 09:30 am 

Oxeon a supplier of in spread tow carbon fiber reinforcements with products sold under the TeXtreme name has recruited Lori Herren as sales manager for aerospace in North America.

‘Graphene Makes Rubber More Rubbery’

SpaceDaily May 26 01:16 am 

Strain testing on graphene and rubber samples to show how much more stretchy it is than normal rubber. Watch a video on the research here .

‘Lightweighting: Less Is More’

Work Truck Magazine May 25 04:13 pm 

The process of lightweighting a fleet of vehicles involves more than simply moving down a vehicle class or removing weight from an overloaded vehicle.

‘Air China Receives First Boeing 787-9’

Air Transport World May 25 01:03 pm 

Beijing-based Air China has taken delivery of its first of 15 Boeing 787-9s becoming the first airline in China to introduce the type into service. read more

‘Chemistry, Solvay Advanced Materials Enable SOLAR IMPULSE 2 To Fly Around The World’

Business Wire May 24 06:41 pm 

WASHINGTON--BUSINESS WIRE--Lightweight and energy-efficient technologies that enable the solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft to fly around the world are commercially available today and already finding new uses in a wide range of industries from automotive to consumer products to industrial applications. That was the message among a panel of experts today who explained the complex ...

‘3D-printed Sacrificial Tooling Delivers Design Flexibility To Create Complex Composite Parts’

PlasticsToday.com May 24 09:21 pm 

May 24 2016 Stephen Moore 3D Printing 3D-printed sacrificial tooling or more specifically 3D-printed molds and mandrels can enable manufacturers to rapidly and cost-effectively create complex composite parts with geometries that would normally trap the tool. Hollow inlet duct by Swift Engineering created using Stratasys39 new... Automotive and Mobility Materials

‘Hexcel Celebrates Opening Of Innovation Center’

materialstoday May 25 03:00 am 

Hexcel a manufacturer of lightweight composite structures reports that its new US10 million Innovation Centre in Duxford UK was officially opened today by Marcus Bryson chair of the aerospace growth partnership AGP and Nick Stanage Hexceltrades CEO.

‘Making Music With Engineering Grade Thermoplastics’

PRWeb May 25 06:34 am 

Demonstrating the innovative possibilities of thermoplastics Maryland-based company Raygun Guitars has used Quadrant Engineering Plastic Productstrade EPP Techtronreg HPV High Pressure Velocity material to fashion high-performance guitar nuts for their instruments. PRWeb May 25 2016 Read the full story at httpwww.prweb.comreleases201605prweb13435083.htm

‘High Performance Golf Club Comes With Annoying Sound’

Newswise May 24 02:44 pm 

In 2007 a new golf club hit the market. The distribution of mass in the club head made it less likely to twist making an off-center hit less likely but it had a drawback a loud noise when it struck the ball piercing through the tranquility of a golf course. The club never grew popular among players with many saying they disliked the noise. Researchers at Penn State set out to find the ...

‘Why Certain High-End Golf Clubs Make Such An Ear-Splitting Sound’

Gizmodo May 24 03:13 pm 

Back in 2006 Nike introduced the high-performance SUMO 2 golf club driver specially engineered to help golfers hit straighter shots even for slightly off-center hits. There was just one problem the newly designed club made an unpleasantly loud tinny sound when it struck the ballso much so that most players proved unwilling to tolerate it even in exchange for improved performance. Read ...

‘CarbonOne Technologies Reaches Agreement To Acquire The TekModo Group Of Companies’

Marketwire May 24 10:55 am 

VANCOUVER BRITISH COLUMBIA--Marketwired - May 24 2016 - CarbonOne Technologies Inc. TSX VENTURECX quot CarbonOne quot or the quot Company quot is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the TekModo group of companies TekModo Structures LLC and TekModo LLC collectively quotTekModoquot. TekModo is an established manufacturer and distributor of advanced ...

‘LECTRA: Erpo Modernizes Production With Lectra’

GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! New Zealand Finance May 24 08:56 am 

PARIS -- Lectra the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics leather technical textiles and composite materials is pleased to announce that Erpo one of ...