Hexagon Composites ASA
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The markets: Fuel cells and batteries (2021)
Although fuel-cell powered vehicles could still be in the automotive future, growth will be measured and so will the market for composite components. Composites for electric vehicle battery packs and hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles will be the more immediate opportunity.
Hexagon Composites initiates Hexagon Purus spin-off and private placement
Hexagon considers the intended separation as an important step for strengthening both Hexagon’s g-mobility and e-mobility (Hexagon Purus) businesses.
Natural gas and hydrogen: A renewed opportunity?
Compressed natural gas (CNG) has been steadily gaining ground, and is proving to be a promising market for composites transportation.
Hexagon vision inspection eliminates manual inspection process
According to AMRC’s case study, Hexagon’s composite inspection technology uses 3D modeling to scan and map fiber orientation data, generating a 3D profile of the part being inspected.
Hexagon Purus to produce high-performance composite pressure vessels
The subsidary of Hexagon Composites has been awarded a contract to design, develop, qualify and produce for a new major aerospace company.
Hexagon Purus receives contract to provide hydrogen transport modules in U.S.
The all-composite 20-foot modules can carry about 600 kilograms of hydrogen and are due for delivery in the third quarter of 2021.
Toyota and Hino agree to develop heavy-duty fuel cell truck using composite storage tanks
Type IV tanks will help provide 600-kilometer range and meet commercial vehicle requirements
Hexagon awarded fuel systems order for hydrogen buses
The Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses will reportedly have a driving range of up to 350 kilometers on one fill, with weight savings of 20% compared to previous models.
Hexagon Mobile Pipeline to deliver $7.3 million order of carbon fiber gas transport modules
The TITAN gas transport modules will be delivered to Certarus Ltd. to support its expansion and replace its current fleet of modules with more efficient carbon fiber models.
Thermoplastic door a first for automotive composites
A team of automotive researchers are engaged in a four-year project with goals of building a lighter, 100% recyclable, carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic door.
Hexagon Composites to acquire remaining shares of Agility Fuel Solutions
The combined business will provide clean energy solutions to a wide range of end markets including household, industrial, gas transportation, marine, rail and automotive.
Hexagon announces third composite hydrogen tank contract for fuel cell vehicles
A third automotive OEM commits to Hexagon Composites as supplier of composite hydrogen tanks for fuel cell vehicles.
First US hydrogen fuel cell vessel to be built by Bay Ship and Yacht
Bay Ship and Yacht Co. has been awarded the contract to build the Water-Go-Round hydrogen fuel cell passenger vessel by Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine.
Hexagon unveils gas transport module featuring world's largest CFRP tanks
The TITAN 53 Mobile Pipeline gas transport module employs the largest composite cylinder tanks in the world.
JEC Europe 2013 review
Snow in Paris slowed traffic to the show floor but did nothing to cool the enthusiasm of composites innovators in a broad range of markets.
The outlook for composite pressure vessels
Environmental and economic pressures continue to drive growth in the market for composite pressure vessels used in personal and public transportation applications.