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‘Turboprop Market: Growth Drives Greater Need For Best Practices’

Aircraft Maintenance Technology Apr 19 07:43 am 

Although not commonly requested APS has the ability to assemble balance and certify whole propeller assemblies. APS technician Ignacio Lagunas performing an iterative sanding process on a large 14SF propeller system blade commonly found on DHC-8 series of aircraft.

‘Residential Roofing Materials: The North American Market’

PR Newswire Apr 18 02:08 pm 

NEW YORK April 18 2016 PRNewswire -- This BCC Research report includes a comprehensive analysis of all residential roofing products used in the North American residential roofing market. The current market demand for each product type is quantified by volume and value with...

‘Natural Fiber Composites Market Worth 6.50 Billion USD By 2021’

PR Newswire Apr 18 07:54 am 

PUNE India April 18 2016 PRNewswire -- The reportquotNatural Fiber Composites Marketby Type Wood Fiber and Non-Wood Fiber Manufacturing Process Compression Molding Injection Molding and Others Application Building Construction Automotive and Electrical...

‘Sports Composites Market – Global Forecasts To 2021 – Key Players Are Amer Sports, Fischer Sports & Sgl Group …’

Business Wire Apr 18 08:47 am 

DUBLIN--BUSINESS WIRE--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the quotSports Composites Market - Global Forecasts to 2021quot report to their offering. The global market size of composites-based sporting goods in terms of value is projected to reach USD 3.75 Billion by 2021 registering a CAGR of 5.59 between 2016 and 2021. The major drivers fueling the growth of the sports composites...

‘Global Analysis Of The Automotive NVH Materials Market’

PR Newswire Apr 18 09:58 am 

LONDON April 18 2016 PRNewswire -- The research service analyzes the global automotive NVH materials market. The product segments covered are polyurethane PU polypropylene PP polyvinylchloride PVC nitrile butadiene rubber NBR textile materials and fiberglass. Major...

‘Fiberline Supplies Lightweight Lifting Yoke’

materialstoday Apr 18 06:30 am 

The use of GRP profiles in offshore constructions is becoming increasingly commonplace. US composite profile manufacturer Fiberline Composites has supplied a glass fiber reinforced composite lifting yoke to replace a more heavyweight steel construction.

‘Lexus Fills The Gap Between The Production RC F Coupe And GT3 Racecar’

Digital Trends via Yahoo UK & Ireland News Apr 16 10:00 am 

For those of you who find the street-legal Lexus RC F coupe a bit tame and the RC F GT3 racecar too extreme get ready for one that is just right. Lexus is filling that gap with its RC F GT Concept a track car that is making an appearance on the track between races at the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this very weekend. Wetradeve seen this car in its earlier stages of development at the ...

‘Boeing Proposes 3D Printing "ice" For Aircraft Certification’

gizmag Apr 17 11:58 pm 

In another potential aerospace application for 3D printing Boeing has filed an application with the US Patent Office for a way to make artificial quotice.quot The company isn39t planning on making novelty ice cubes for the first class passengers yet but has come up with a way of printing plastic and composite shapes that can be tacked onto the wings and other surfaces to simulate icing conditions ...

‘Fuel Cell Vehicle Made Lighter Through Hybrid-molded Rear Bumper Beam’

PlasticsToday.com Apr 18 12:21 am 

April 18 2016 Stephen Moore Automotive and Mobility A lightweighting solution from German firm Lanxess has been deployed in the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle results in an approximately 50 percent weight reduction compared to the metal solution and a significant streamlining of the production process. The second-generation Clarity fuel cell... Injection Molding Materials

‘Roofing Industry On 'Environmental Fast Track,' Reports BCC Research’

Marketwire Apr 18 02:37 am 

WELLESLEY MA --Marketwired - April 18 2016 - Today39s roofing industry is seeing intensified interest in products that are made from recycled materials and promote energy efficiency and sustainability. BCC Research reveals in its new report that the industry is on the quotenvironmental fast trackquot with roofing manufacturers distributors and contractors offering more environmentally friendly ...

‘Better Lightweight Concrete With Recycled Glass’

Marketwire Apr 18 02:52 am 

INNISFIL ON--Marketwired - Apr 18 2016 - Concrete does not have to be heavy to be strong. Poraver is an innovative lightweight aggregate that can reduce concrete weight by up to 50 with good compressive strength. Made from post-consumer recycled glass Poraver is 80 lighter than silica sand and can make 4000 psi concrete that weighs just 100 lbscf. It also makes concrete a more quotgreen ...

‘Hexcel At Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Europe 2016’

materialstoday Apr 18 06:30 am 

Hexcel Reinforcements UK Ltd formerly Formax a manufacturer of composite reinforcements will display a composite structure made for a British automotive OEM at the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials GALM Europe 2016 conference this month.

‘Shape-Shifting Drones Could Be Made From Metal-Foam Hybrid’

LiveScience.com via Yahoo UK & Ireland News Apr 11 08:06 am 

Designed by engineers from Cornell University in Ithaca New York and with funding from the U.S. Air Force the composite material consists partly of silicone and partly of a metal with a melting point of 144 degrees Fahrenheit 62 degrees Celsius. quotThe driving vision behind this is the puffinquot said study first author Ilse Van Meerbeek a Cornell graduate student in the field of mechanical ...

‘Gurit Posts 132% Profit Rise’

Plastics and Rubber Weekly Apr 15 04:14 am 

Gurit the Swiss-based composite parts and components group has seen operating profits increase by 132 to CHF33m 24m boosted by continued strong demand in the wind industry.

‘Lexus To Unveil RC F GT Concept During Long Beach Grand Prix’

MotorTrend Apr 14 04:12 pm 

During the 42nd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend Lexus will debut the RC F GT Concept which fills the gap between the street-legal RC F and the RC F GT3 race car that will soon compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Developed in parallel with the production RC F the GT The post Lexus to Unveil RC F GT Concept During Long Beach Grand Prix appeared first on ...

‘Argosy Opens New Facility To Expand Aerospace Material Manufacturing’

AerospaceOnline Apr 14 04:26 pm 

Argosy International Inc. the leading supplier of advanced composites and related materials to the Asia Pacific aerospace industry has started construction of their new 2300 square-meter manufacturing facility located at No. 33 Jing 3rd Road Wuqi District Taichung City Taiwan R.O.C.. This Smart News Release features multimedia