INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 10/22/2018

Haydale to develop graphene enhanced composite tooling and automotive body panels

Through development in this core strategic area, Haydale is looking to reduce cycle times, as well as reduce weight and increase performance of component material.


PUBLISHED: 10/22/2018

Study looks at composites in the furniture industry

AZL announces study aimed at understanding the selection process of furniture designers in order to bring composites to the market as an alternative to conventional materials.


PUBLISHED: 10/19/2018

METYX adds warehouse space in Hungary

METYX Composites has increased its facilities for composite technical fabrics, packaging and FRP tooling.


PUBLISHED: 10/19/2018

LM Wind Power to supply wind turbine blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW onshore platform

The agreement covers three variants and includes 66.9- and 69.0-m blade lengths.


PUBLISHED: 10/19/2018

TPAC and TPRC develop thermoplastic composites recycling process

Known as TPC-Cycle, the project targets production scrap by developing a recycling route for high-end and high volume markets.


PUBLISHED: 10/19/2018

Luna expands its product portfolio for automotive and aerospace

Luna Innovations acquires Micron Optics, provider of optical components and laser-based measurement solutions, broadening its product offerings for automotive and aerospace.


PUBLISHED: 10/18/2018

Altair announces SIMSOLID acquisition

SIMSOLID works on full-fidelity CAD assemblies for structural simulation without geometry simplification, cleanup or meshing.


PUBLISHED: 10/18/2018

Aston Martin and TenCate partner on Valkyrie hypercar

TenCate to supply advanced composite materials for a broad range of end-use applications throughout the car, including structural, cosmetic and high-temperature components.


PUBLISHED: 10/17/2018

Ford uses graphene to enhance durability, sound resistance and weight reduction

Ford has found a way to use small amounts of graphene in fuel rail covers, pump covers and front engine covers.


PUBLISHED: 10/16/2018

IACMI consortium aims to close the loop on automotive carbon fiber prepreg scrap

Carbon fiber recycling start up Vartega leads a project to close the loop on automotive carbon fiber prepreg manufacturing scrap for use in new automotive applications.


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