The company’s FiberSPAN-C panels are reportedly 80% lighter than reinforced concrete panels, and because the cantilevered sidewalk is prefabricated, construction is quicker.
Lineo, a renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials, wins Product of the Year at the Bio-Based World News Innovation Awards 2018.
As a former (amateur vintage) racer myself, I appreciate all things motorsports. CRP USA LLC (Mooresville, NC, US), the maker of Windform SLS 3D printing materials as well as provider of custom additive manufacturing and machining services, sent me a case study of a motorsports team that recently set a new class record at the Bonneville Salt Flats, thanks to the fast part production possible with 3D printing.
After more than 30 years of development, in-situ consolidation is nearing its promise to eliminate fasteners and the autoclave, and enable an integrated, multifunctional airframe.
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Orbital Composites’ patented coaxial extrusion process is investigated at Airbus subsidiary CTC GmbH Stade and spins off advances in speed, scale, materials and multifunctionality as it aims for very large structures.
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Teijin Ltd. will build the facility in Greenville, SC, US, and expand its PAN precursor capacity in Japan. Further, the Toho Tenax unit is being folded into Teijin with the creation of Teijin Carbon Fibers.
L.S. Starrett Co. (Athol, MA, US) has introduced the HVR100-FLIP, a new large field-of-vision (FOV) benchtop vision measurement system that is capable of being used in either a vertical or horizontal orientation.
CSIRO has begun manufacture of Australia’s first carbon fiber sourced entirely from materials produced in the country. Fiber quality is automotive grade, but the organization has its sights set on aerospace grade material.
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