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Aimplas-led project develops thermoplastic prototypes
The RECONTRANS project adapts Arkema’s Elium thermoplastic resin for car, truck and rail applications.
Composites suppliers, fabricators respond to coronavirus
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
JEC Group announces 2020 Innovation Awards winners
The 13 winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on May 13.
9T Labs, Arkema present new manufacturing approach for small aerospace parts
The companies demonstrate cost-competitive series production of structural composite parts using carbon fiber/PEKK materials and additive manufacturing.
Arkema outlines growth plans in Specialty Materials
In a recent strategy update meeting, the chemical company said it will focus on growth on its Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials and Coating Solutions businesses.
Developing new solutions to multimaterial joining
Several recent IACMI partner projects focus on technology innovation related to challenges in multimaterial joining for the wind and automotive sectors.
New Arkema resins focus on 3D printing, solid-surface applications
The Arkema Group is showcasing its advanced materials solutions developed to meet changing 3D production technologies in the construction, transportation, wind and sporting goods sectors.
IACMI: Driving innovation in the advanced composites industry
Since its start in 2015, the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has come a long way in its mission of advancing composites innovation. CTO Uday Vaidya reflects on the past five years.
Arkema expands high-performance solutions to the 3D printing of composites
Arkema announces partnerships for innovative new solutions for manufacturing continuous fiber composite parts using 3D printing.
Arkema inaugurates Global Center of Excellence for 3D Printing in Normandy
The center is dedicated to additive manufacturing based on high-performance polymers, specifically powder bed fusion.
Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics data added to CAMPUS database
The new data, which will be released in October, is the result of an ongoing material standardization and characterization effort led by German reinforced plastics company AVK.
Continuous Composites, Arkema partner to advance continuous-fiber 3D printing
The companies will combine Continuous Composites' CF3D process with Arkema's photocurable resins to develop and certify composite 3D-printing solutions.
Arkema to acquire Lambson
The company says Lambson’s range of photoinitiators for curing will complement its offering of Sartomer photocure resins and speed development in this market.
Consortium targets solutions for carbon fiber thermoplastic composite structures
The HAICoPAS project, led by Hexcel and Arkema, aims to optimize UD tape design and manufacture for aerospace and automotive composites.
Thermoplastic composites: Poised to step forward
The evolving role of thermoplastic materials and processes and their future in next-generation commercial aircraft.
Arkema Inc. builds U.S. PEKK production plant
The plant, located near Mobile, Alabama, will produce Kepstan PEKK materials targeted for carbon fiber-reinforced parts in next-generation aircraft.
Hexcel partners with Lavoisier Composites, Arkema
Hexcel has announced a partnership with Lavoisier Composites to upcycle composite by-products from the aerospace industry, and a joint R&D lab opening in partnership with Arkema.
Sartomer launches in-house electron beam labs for EB curing
The electron beam lab units are meant to enable customers to develop and test EB curing formulations on a small scale using Sartomer’s advanced liquid resin solutions.
JEC World 2019 preview: Sartomer and Arkema
Sartomer will feature specialty solutions that enable high-performance, low-VOC composites systems at JEC World 2019, at the Arkema booth.
Consortium works to develop biosourced composites from bamboo fiber
The BAMCO collaborative project aims to develop new biocomposites created from long bamboo fibres.
P2T process positioned for recycling
British company Prodrive Composites (Milton Keynes, UK) recently issued a press release about a process, called P2T (Primary to Tertiary), for manufacturing recyclable composite components that can satisfy future end-of-life requirements without any compromise in performance.