CORE

Infusion

Composite vaccine shipment container incorporates Diab structural core

The Envirotainer RAP e2 container is being used to ship COVID-19 vaccines globally.

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Composite panels aid design of prefabricated apartment addition

Glass fiber/epoxy sandwich panels achieved structural requirements, complex geometries and challenging installation needs for London apartment renovation.
#infrastructure #application

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ThermHex reports a €1 million capital increase

The business growth follows new investments to further optimize and expand ThermHex’s digitalization of its honeycomb core production processes.

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Armacell rebrands all PET-based foam products under ArmaPET name

The ArmaPET family brand encompasses all of Armacell’s sustainable PET-based foam product solutions for faster and easier customer orientation.

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Sicomin GreenPoxy resins contribute to first NFC wind turbine nacelle

Sicomin’s bio-based resins, intumescent FR gelcoats and UV-resistant clear coatings meet stringent requirements for Greenboats’ 7.3-meter natural fiber composite nacelle.
#biomaterials #layup

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SABIC LNP COLORCOMP compound enhances PET foam cores for wind turbine blades

Unfilled resin compounds decrease foam cell size and reduce resin uptake by the foam during manufacture for the creation of lighter, longer wind blades.
#windblades

Epoxies

Hexcel releases Q4 2020 financial results

Hexcel’s 2020 revenue was down 36.3% compared to 2019, but the company expects demand to stabilize throughout 2021 as the pandemic wanes and vaccine rollout progresses.

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ThermHex honeycomb core insulates 2,000 camper van elevated roofs

Polypropylene honeycomb panels improve the camper vans’ fuel efficiency with 80% less weight, full functionality when wet and a stable foundation.

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Two major automotive OEM contracts secured for EconCore honeycomb core technology

Mexican manufacturer Fynotej will supply OEMs with the lightweight and sustainable Fynocore — licensed under EconCore — for automotive application.

Wind/Energy

Gurit Kitting extends major wind core kit supply contract

The three-year contract will generate net sales of around $140 million USD with an expected revenue increase of approx $11-17 million USD per year.