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‘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 ...

‘Delta Orders State-of-the-Art, Fuel-Efficient Bombardier C Series’

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Apr 28 03:00 am 

ATLANTA April 28 2016 PRNewswire --Delta Air Lines DAL will continue its narrowbody fleet renewal with the state-of-the-art Bombardier C Series providing for added network flexibility with more fuel-efficient mainline aircraft. As the U.S. launch customer Delta39s firm order for 75 CS100s allows the company to cost-effectively reshape and upgauge its narrowbody fleet providing an ...

‘Teijin Launches New Fiber’

materialstoday Apr 28 05:46 am 

The Teijin Group a supplier of high-performance fibers has launched Teijinconex neo a new meta-aramid fiber for the Chinese market. Teijinconex neo has improved heat resistance dyeability and environmental compliance for applications suited to protective clothing the company says.

‘Chinaplas 2016 Celebrates 30th Anniversary’

PlasticsToday.com Apr 27 10:06 am 

April 27 2016 Stephen Moore Injection Molding Chinaplas 2016 kicked off this week in Shanghai with a wealth of plastics industry solutions making their global debut. Organizer Adsale expects 140000 visitors from more than 150 countries to attend the four-day event which is hosting 3323 exhibitors over a floor area of 240000 square meters... Automotive and Mobility Compounding Materials

‘Armor Materials Market Growing At 6.8% CAGR To 2020 Led By Vehicle Armor’

PR Newswire Apr 27 10:08 am 

PUNE India April 27 2016 PRNewswire -- Worldwide armor materials market growth is influenced by factors such as rising security concerns increasing demand for homeland security and development of advanced armor materials suitable for urban warfare arenas wherein modern weapons...

‘Prof Philippe Dubois Is Awarded An FNR PEARL Chair’

EurekAlert! Apr 27 09:22 am 

Luxembourg National Research Fund On September 1st world-renowned material scientist Prof Philippe Dubois will join the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology LIST endowed with a 4 million euro FNR PEARL Chair. Philippe Dubois will strengthen the MRT Materials Research and Technology department of LIST and build a new group that will form the central core of the 39composite ...

‘Technical Fibre Products Inc Unveils Nonwovens At JEC Show’

materialstoday Apr 27 04:02 am 

Products on show include TFPtrades new Tecnofire mat and the lightweight Optiveil thermoplastic composite toughening solutions. Technical Fibre Products Inc TFP will be showing its latest nonwoven products at JEC Americas and TechTextil Americas taking place in Atlanta in May.

‘Battenfeld-Cincinanti Showcases Safe, Inexpensive Houses Made From Wood-plastic Composite Profiles’

PlasticsToday.com Apr 26 05:14 pm 

April 26 2016 Clare Goldsberry Building Construction Wood-plastic composite WPC profiles are gaining greater acceptance as building materials and battenfeld-cincinnati Vienna Austria showcased its latest developments in the WPC sector through presentations exhibits and the demonstration of a WPC line at its technical lab in Austria. A Simply... Extrusion Pipe Profile

‘Global Automotive Composites Market Will Be Worth $12.1bn In 2016’

PR Newswire Apr 25 10:25 am 

AMSTERDAM April 25 2016 PRNewswire --This new analysis indicates that the global automotive composites market will be worth 12.1bn in 2016 as opportunities for light-weighting requirements for fuel efficiency and global regulations for emission reduction drive the incremental...