INDUSTRY NEWS

9/11/2019

Renault F1 team chooses Plataine IIoT optimization system

Plataine’s AI-based IIoT sensor network enables real-time tracking of composite prepreg materials for the company’s F1 vehicles.


9/11/2019

FET Ltd. launches laboratory-scale wet spinning system

Fibre Extrusion Technology Ltd.’s wet spinning production line is designed for early-stage formulation and process development of various fiber types.


9/10/2019

GKN Aerospace announces global integration plan

The company’s four independent divisions will be restructured under one entity.


9/9/2019

Arevo to produce Pilot 3D-printed composite bike frames

The carbon fiber composite unibody bike frames were unveiled at Eurobike 2019.


9/9/2019

Diab Group signs core material supply contract with Vestas

Under the five-year contract, Diab will supply PET and PVT-based core materials for Vestas wind turbine blades.


9/9/2019

Teijin develops foldable fiber-reinforced plastic structure

ORIBAKO, a polyhedron structure comprising FRP panels connected by hinges, is expected to be commercially available in 2022.


9/9/2019

Researchers develop recyclable PE structural composite

A European consortium is developing a recyclable, sorted fiber composite material made of polyethylene that is suitable for load-bearing components.


9/6/2019

Engineering Technology Corp. launches new website

The new site, www.etcwinders.com, features the company’s filament winding capabilities.


9/6/2019

Haydale receives funding to develop composite gas tanks for space propulsion

Following an initial study last year, the company will test materials and processes for development of storage tanks for use on satellite propulsion systems.


9/6/2019

Teijin aramid, carbon fibers used for museum façade panels

The new wing of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is the first and largest composite building constructed from Teijin’s Twaron and Tenax fibers.