INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 2/18/2019

Reducing heat in EV motors via fiber-reinforced thermoset housing and stator

German researchers demonstrate fiber-reinforced phenolic motor housing and alumina-filled epoxy overmolded stator with integrated cooling circuits for reduced weight, increased power density and efficiency.


PUBLISHED: 2/18/2019

Nordex to produce wind blades in Mexico

The company’s Matamoros-based production facility will produce rotor blades for the large turbines of both the AW and the Delta4000 platforms.


PUBLISHED: 2/18/2019

People in Composites – February 2019

CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry.


PUBLISHED: 2/15/2019

FACC receives STC approval for its Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade program

The glass fiber-reinforced composite overhead stowage bins are said to increase space while reducing weight by up to 67 percent.


PUBLISHED: 2/15/2019

EASA completes first flight session of MC-21-300 certification program

During the certification tests, the behavior of MC-21-300 aircraft was evaluated in various modes, including high angles of attack and stalling.


PUBLISHED: 2/15/2019

KRÜSS Scientific Instruments joins IACMI

The organizations plan to use their combined networks to further research in surface science.


PUBLISHED: 2/15/2019

Center for Composite Materials calls for Medal of Excellence nominations

The call for nominations is open until March 31, 2019, and the winner will be awarded at the American Society for Composites Technical Conference held in September.


PUBLISHED: 2/14/2019

Airbus to halt A380 production after Emirates cuts orders

Airbus has announced it will cease deliveries of the A380 in 2021 following a decision by Emirates to reduce its orders for the aircraft from 162 to 123.


PUBLISHED: 2/14/2019

SPE ACCE calls for poster submissions, scholarship applications

The competition will be held during the ACCE at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich., U.S. September 4-6, 2019.


PUBLISHED: 2/14/2019

FACC enters strategic cooperation with Proponent

Proponent will assist FACC in marketing and selling its MRO services and product innovations for aircraft upgrades and modifications.


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