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Germany's aerodyn launches rotor blade for 11-15 MW turbines

By: Grace Nehls

The rotor blade boasts CFRP-GFRP spar caps, a 128-meter rotor diameter, an adjustable design and more. 
#windblades

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Siemens Gamesa to expand wind turbine nacelle capacity in Taiwan

By: Grace Nehls

The expansion is designed to support the 300-MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind farm and is expected to strengthen the localized nacelle supply chain.
#sustainability #windblades #siemensgamesa

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ACMA report addresses composite wind turbine blade recycling

By: Grace Nehls

The report points to viable technologies and strategies for sustainability and energy efficiency in composite manufacturing and EOL recycling. 
#sustainability #windblades

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New funding accelerates Boston Materials' composite development

By: Grace Nehls

The funding enables Boston Materials’ efforts to expand its Supercomp reinforcement product’s presence in the market.
#electronics #electricvehicles

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Abaris reopens Reno training facility

By: Hannah Mason

After closing mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Abaris Training Resources begins in-person classes on June 1.
#education #workforcedevelopment

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In memoriam: Longtime CW writer Sara Black dies at 66

By: Jeff Sloan

Sara Black joined CompositesWorld in 1999 and for the next 20 years embodied the intelligence, curiosity, respect, diligence and accuracy that the publication strove to deliver to its audience.
#outofautoclave #sustainability #787

Product

Broetje-Automation presents automated sealer for aircraft components.

By: Grace Nehls

The automated, modular system enables clean, safe and speedy production for all aircraft component sealing. 
#composites4_0

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German railway bridge suspended on CFRP hangers

By: Grace Nehls

The 72 CFRP hangers on the 127-meter-long railway bridge met installation, mass and sustainability goals. 
#sustainability #infrastructure

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Ascent Aerospace invests in large-format AM machine

By: Grace Nehls

The LFAM machine will enable fabrication and delivery of production-ready fixtures and molds at significantly reduced lead-times. 
#automation #autoclave #cuttingtools

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Vartega wins grant for carbon fiber recycling

By: Grace Nehls

The money, from the State of Colorado, will help fund expansion of Vartega’s carbon fiber recycling program in Golden, Colo.
#sustainability

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Siemens Gamesa's 14-MW offshore wind turbines to power 2.6-GW Dominion Energy project

By: Hannah Mason

All wind turbines for the 2,640-MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind commercial project are expected to be installed by 2026.
#siemensgamesa #windblades

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Boeing resumes 737 MAX production

By: Hannah Mason

After suspending production in January, Boeing says low-rate production has begun at its Renton, Wash., U.S. facility.
#boeing