COMPOSITES NEWS

Zeleros raises €7 million for European Hyperloop development

6/5/2020

Spain-based Zeleros is evaluating composites and other materials in the development of its Hyperloop system.

Thermoplastic components successfully flight tested on Bell V-280 Valor

6/4/2020

The components were manufactured for Bell by GKN Aerospace for the V-280 Valor tiltrotor.

F-35 Lightning program adopts closed molding technology

6/4/2020

Reduced manufacturing time and high part-to-part dimensional repeatability are some benefits of Matrix Composites’ HiRPM molding technology. 

FRP sunshades developed for San Francisco retrofit

6/4/2020

The 53-year-old office building possesses about 680 FRP hoods, which improve poor daylighting.

Epic delivers first all-carbon fiber E1000 aircraft

6/4/2020

Epic Aircraft delivers a composite, single-engine turboprop aircraft to customers despite recent pandemic-related setbacks.

Wind energy leaders present recommendations for recycling wind turbine blades

6/4/2020

The EuCIA, Cefic and WindEurope recently released a joint report aimed to accelerate wind turbine blade recycling efforts.

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

6/2/2020

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

Siemens Gamesa to expand wind turbine nacelle capacity in Taiwan

6/2/2020

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.

ACMA report addresses composite wind turbine blade recycling

6/2/2020

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

New funding accelerates Boston Materials' composite development

6/2/2020

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