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The future of America’s aircraft carriers? Floating drone factories.

TheWeek 04-21-16 : Earlier this month, the British Royal Navy ship HMS Protector made history. An ice patrol ship, Protector sailed the frigid waters off Antarctica. But instead of using a helicopter to scout an ice-free route, the Protector had an unlikely helper — a drone.

‘Markets For Smart Composites: 2015 To 2022’

PR Newswire Apr 20 10:10 am 

NEW YORK April 20 2016 PRNewswire -- Smart composites leverage the commercial success of the composite technology model and apply it specifically to smart materials. In regular composites two materials are combined to create a new material with functionality that is significantly...

‘Automotive Composites Market Forecast 2016-2026’

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Apr 20 06:00 am 

LONDON April 20 2016 PRNewswire -- Analysis of Top Companies Light-Weighting for Fuel Efficiency Emission Reduction With Car Interior Body Engine Drivetrain Other Components Visiongain assesses ...

‘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 ...