TenCate's acquisition of Amber Composites a sensible surprise
TenCate, known for years as a thermoplastics specialist, is signaling more and more that it wants to move into new markets with new materials.
TenCate acquires U.K.-based Amber Composites
TenCate, which is known for its expertise in thermoplastic composite materials, has acquired thermoset, tooling and prepreg specialist Amber Composites, extending TenCate's presence in Europe.
Amber Composites named supplier of material for major automotive build
U.K.'s Amber Composites will work with Italian firm Adler Plastic to supply composite materials for use in primary structures on a major automotive manufacturing program.
News Briefs: Sept. 25, 2012
Amber Composites adds conveyorized CNC cutting table; Able Manufacturing & Assembly names William Pesch as president and CEO; CCP Composites to build gel coat plant in USA; thermoplastics composites conference scheduled for Oct. 29-30 in Bremen, Germany.
Amber Composites has added three products to its HX Series prepreg range.
Amber Composites selected for British exhibit on manufacturing excellence
Amber Composites has been chosen for the U.K.'s Make it in Great Britain exhibition during the Olympic Games this summer; the program is designed to emphasize modern, high-performance manufacturing materials and technologies.
Amber Composites to supply prepreg to Honda Civic Race Car
The Honda Yuasa Racing Team British Touring Cars has chosen Amber Composites to continue to provide prepreg composites for the front crash structure, side impact panels, door panels, underbody floor and other structures.
Amber Composites develops natural flax fiber prepreg
Amber Composites has announced the availability of prepreg with fabric made from sustainably-sourced woven flax.
Low-temperature-cure cyanate ester
Amber Composites Ltd. (Nottingham, U.K.) has developed Multipreg C640, a new low-temperature-cure cyanate ester resin system.
Low-temperature-cure cyanate ester
Amber Composites Ltd. has developed Multipreg C640, a new low-temperature-curing cyanate ester resin system.
Amber Composites wins U.K. award for reducing waste
Amber reduced total waste by 40 percent and increased the volume of recycled waste from 35 percent to more than 90 percent.
Amber Composites material on board all-electric motorcycle winner
Amber Composites' 8020 prepreg is used in a new seat assembly and tank and reduces weight of those components by 30 percent.
Amber Composites to supply prepreg to Honda Racing team
Amber is exclusive supplier of prepreg materials to Team Dynamics, which manufactures Honda Racing's British Touring Car.
Out-of-autoclave carbon fiber prepreg
Amber Composites has introduced Multipreg E520, an out-of-autoclave component prepreg that is reportedly easy to use and offers good surface finish.
Amber gains ISO certification
U.K.'s Amber Composites announced that its facilities in the U.K. have received ISO 14001 certification.
Amber, RAMPF Tooling collaborate on tooling paste for large parts
Amber Composites and RAMPF Tooling have announced joint development of a series custom paste
products for large composite parts.
JEC Composites 2009 showcase
Despite the doleful state of the global economy, the turnout in Paris — exhibitors and visitors — proved surprisingly strong.
SAMPE Europe/JEC highlights
The global economy might be on the wane, but there was little evidence of it at the annual SAMPE Europe conference and nearby JEC Composites Show in Paris.
JEC Composites show produces flurry of composites news
Amber, Axson announce cooperation agreement; DSM, BÜFA launch two joint ventures; Hexcel will use Imperium ultrasonic cameras for NDI; Umeco reorganizes to create two primary business groups.
Nanomodified tooling prepreg
High-temp prepreg for unmanned aircraft
Amber Composites' flame-retardant cyanate ester resin system cures at 135°C/275°F