INDUSTRY NEWS

1/17/2020

Solvay unveils Double Diaphragm Forming automated demonstrator line

The automated line at Sokvay's Heanor, U.K. facility combines with the company's fast curing technologies for a 3-minute takt time on cured parts.


1/17/2020

Employment Opportunity: Senior Applications Engineer, Materia

Materia is seeking a Senior Applications Engineer for advanced composites applications.


1/17/2020

AIMPLAS develops flame-resistant resins for railway lightweighting project

As part of the European MAT4RAIL project, AIMPLAS developed flame-resistant hybrid resin formulations for composite structural components.


1/17/2020

Cevotec scales up Fiber Patch Placement technology for large aerostructures

The SAMBA Step L automated fiber placement system can place patches of material up to 50 times larger than previous FPP systems.


1/17/2020

FACC receives CAAC Part-145 maintenance certification

With CCAC certification, FACC can now offer its maintenance, repair and modification services to Chinese airlines.  


1/17/2020

SAMPE 2020 announces keynote speaker

Airbus Americas Vice President for Research and Technology Amanda Simpson will present on May 5 at SAMPE 2020 in Seattle, Wash., U.S.


1/16/2020

Plug-and-produce AFP system installed in one day and debuts at composites automation center

Addcomposites completes installations of its AFP-XS toolhead at KUKA Finland and SAM|XL in Netherlands.


1/16/2020

BÜFA Composite Systems acquires AOC Ltd. from AOC Aliancys

Effective March 3, 2020, AOC Ltd. will operate under the name BÜFA Composites UK.


1/15/2020

Victrex optimizes PAEK polymers for AM platform

The University of Exeter has commissioned an EOS P 810 laser sintering platform, for use with Victrex high-temperature PAEK polymers.


1/15/2020

Low & Bonar licenses EconCore’s thermoplastic honeycomb technology

Using EconCore’s honeycomb technology, Low & Bonar has developed a lightweight flooring underlay product designed with high acoustic properties.