INDUSTRY NEWS

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.


9/6/2019

Gazechim Composites and Nouryon expand partnership

Gazechim Composites will distribute Nouryon’s organic peroxides and auxiliaries for the thermoset business in the U.K., Ireland, France and Italy.


9/6/2019

5G-enabled smart cities bring opportunities for pultruded composites

A recent report explores the utility of radio frequency-transparent pultruded composite materials for integrating 5G mobile networks into urban infrastructure.


9/6/2019

Abaris Training adds Advanced Windblade Repair to its 2020 course offerings

2020 composite repair course schedule is released with new course to meet growing demand.


9/6/2019

Composites United, Messe Hannover announce new LightCon conference

The first event will be a two-day conference focused on the future of lightweight construction technology, held in Germany on June 23-24, 2020.