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Diab Group to expand PET core capacity in China

Diab Group to expand PET core capacity in China
Expanded operations are expected to begin in 2021 and include a PET structural foam production line in the existing Diab Zhangjiagang facilities.

Diab Group, SKAPS Ltd India partner to produce PET foam core

Diab Group, SKAPS Ltd India partner to produce PET foam core
Diab and SKAPS will build a PET foam production plant in Ahmedabad, India to support growing demand for foam core by the country’s wind energy sector.

Nexam Chemical extends cooperation with Diab

Nexam Chemical extends cooperation with Diab
Diab’s PET foam products contain Nexam Chemical's additive NEXAMITE technology.

Diab Group signs core material supply contract with Vestas

Diab Group signs core material supply contract with Vestas
Under the five-year contract, Diab will supply PET and PVT-based core materials for Vestas wind turbine blades.

composite hull catamaran

Composite catamaran hits high watermarks
Inspired by design elements found in racing catamarans and employing composite structures in innovative ways, Compmillennia has rolled out a fishing/excursion cat that uniquely combines high speed, great fuel economy and a smooth ride.

composite panel system with foam core

Diab and Porcelanosa Group create lightweight composite panel
The building panel comprises ceramic and aluminum layers with a Divinycell P core.

carbon fiber catamaran

Racing catamaran still performing
Gougeon Brothers Inc. created a composite racing catamaran in 1990 that is still setting speed records decades later.

People on the Move: June 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of people on the move in the composites industry.

composite decks

Low weight on the high seas
A new, award-winning composite shipbuilding material saves fuel, increases car shipping capacity.

JEC World 2018 preview: Diab
High-performance core materials and sandwich composite solutions.

Lynx automated fiber placement (AFP) equipment

McNair Aerospace Center: Closing the composites education gap
As the composites industry in South Carolina continues to expand through Boeing and its tier suppliers, composites education follows suit through the McNair Center.

Eiffel Tower

European SAMPE meeting explores composites innovation
High spots from SAMPE Europe’s Summit 17.

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris
At the JEC World 2017, improvements in materials and processes were present at nearly every stand, with the emphasis on automotive-capable production speeds.

JEC World 2017 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Cored carbon air-supported vessel
Tuco Marine’s ASV a sustainable yet speedy craft.

Swedish show truck turns heads

Swedish show truck turns heads
Fifty-one years ago, Swedish car mechanic Sven-Erik Bergendahl, nicknamed Svempa, started his tow truck business with a 1957 Plymouth sedan that he transformed into a truck, and since then, Svempa has created eye-catching and souped-up tow vehicles for car and truck shows across Europe.

Electric ferry runs quietly with composites
Infused sandwich construction hull and superstructure panels offset battery system weight.

The first fully-infused boat hull in India a success
DIAB's Composites Consulting Group (CCG) assists Aquarius Fibreglas in designing the infusion of a 15.6m fast interceptor craft.

Back-country boating: Carbon fiber Adirondack pack canoe
Placid Boatworks (Lake Placid, NY, US) makes modern composite versions of classic, but relatively heavy, Adirondack pack canoes, using vacuum-infused carbon fiber. Here's how.

Buoyant buildings: Modular design relies on cored composites
Arquitectura en el Agua’s (AEEA, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands) architects and engineers convert for metal to composites for their floating modular structures for marinas, harbors, restaurants, hotels and leisure centers.

Public transit: Modular composites update Sao Paulo ferries
When the Brazilian state of São Paulo, through its state-controlled company DERSA, funded new composite superstructures for 12 existing car ferries, Barracuda Advanced Composites (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) specified materials and engineered the new design.

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      • Foam core, other
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