INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 1/11/2018

Maine regulators delay UMaine floating wind farm project

Maine regulators have delayed a power contract for the University of Maine’s Aqua Ventus floating offshore wind turbine, according to a report in the Press Herald.


PUBLISHED: 1/11/2018

Chocolate Factory replaces metal parts with Stratasys composite 3D printing material

3D printed replacement machine part, produced in Stratasys FDM Nylon 12CF thermoplastic containing 35% chopped carbon fiber.  


PUBLISHED: 1/11/2018

Solvay, deBotech announced as USA Bobsled and Skeleton technology partners

Solvay and deBotech will provide custom designed high quality carbon fiber composite equipment.  


PUBLISHED: 1/8/2018

MIT nanofibers offer strength, toughness

MIT researchers have used gel electrospinning to produce ultrafine polyethylene fibers that offer excellent strength and toughness properties.


PUBLISHED: 1/8/2018

Airbus rolls out first A321neo ACF

The A321neo ACF is powered by CFM LEAP-1 engines and seats up to 240 passengers.


PUBLISHED: 1/8/2018

ELG's new CARBISO product on display in Japan

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (Coseley, West Midlands, UK) will be exhibiting for the first time at the Automotive World Show in Tokyo from January 17-19, 2018. The company will introduce its trademarked CARBISO range of recycled carbon fiber ...


PUBLISHED: 1/8/2018

CAMX 2017 a strong event

CAMX 2017 – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, concluded on December 14, 2017 in Orlando, FL, US. Despite having been postponed in September due to Hurricane Irma, the premier composites event in North America united 6,554 people...


PUBLISHED: 1/8/2018

Plasan to manufacture composite ramps for Amtrak

Plasan Carbon Composites meets stringent weight and strength requirements for Amtrak’s Acela rail service.


PUBLISHED: 1/8/2018

New York governor proposes major offshore wind project

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for a procurement of at least 800 MW of offshore wind power between two solicitations to be issued in 2018 and 2019, resulting in enough energy to power 400,000 New York households.


PUBLISHED: 1/8/2018

Wanfeng Aviation Industry acquires Diamond Aircraft Group

China-based Wanfeng had been an investor of Austria-based Diamond’s general aviation aircraft facility in Canada, but now takes over the entire company. Diamond manufactures composites-intensive, piston-powered aircraft.


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