INDUSTRY NEWS

11/12/2019

COBRA to partner with Skeeta Foiling Craft on composite hydro foiling dinghies

Skeeta hulls use an expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam core and a single-shot closed mold epoxy lamination process pioneered by the windsurf board market.


11/12/2019

Corebon expands induction-based composites production into new facility

Results for cutting CFRP cycle time to be presented at Carbon Fiber 2019 conference.


PUBLISHED: 11/12/2019

Scania invests in Corebon

Swedish material tech start-up Corebon has developed patented process for producing carbon fiber components at a higher speeds.


11/11/2019

Bloodhound hits 501 mph in latest test run

Bloodhound LSR is being put through its paces in South Africa as it prepares for a 2020 attempt to break the land speed record of 763 mph.


11/11/2019

Airbus, China reinforce aviation partnership

A new agreement between Airbus and representatives from the Chinese government ramps up A320 and A350 XWB production in China.


11/11/2019

Airborne UK joins the National Composites Centre as Tier 2 member

The companies plan to work together on automation and collaborative digital projects, with the goal of reducing the cost of manufacturing composite structures at rate.


11/8/2019

Kordsa partners with University of Sheffield research center

Kordsa, the University of Sheffield and Sabancı University will collaborate on advanced composites research for aerospace and automotive applications.


11/8/2019

Solvay, Baker Hughes to expand use of thermoplastic composites in oil and gas pipes

Solvay and oilfield equipment company Baker Hughes plan to implement thermoplastic composite materials in offshore flexible pipes and risers.


11/8/2019

Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, Grasim to form Aditya Birla Power Composites Ltd.

The joint venture will establish a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for composite hollow core insulators in India.


11/8/2019

Graphene technology enables composite cryogenic pressure vessels

Infinite Composites incorporates Applied Graphene Materials’ graphene technology into two resin systems for cryogenic pressure vessels being considered for NASA missions.