GLASS FIBERS

Carbon Fibers

Dieffenbacher Fiberforge system contributes to South Korean UNIST research

Ordered from Dieffenbacher in 2019, the tape laying system has enabled the advancement of research for companies in the automotive and aerospace industries.
#layup

Glass Fibers

Dura Composites appoints new United Arab Emirates GRP distributor

The partnership with UAE-based Sea Gulf Industrial Supplies will help Dura expand its global footprint and GRP products into the Middle Eastern industrial market.
#infrastructure

Natural Fibers

Airbond expands composite fiber splicing product range and capabilities

Splicing limits increased tenfold to handle more challenging materials at higher concentrations.
#aramidfiber

Epoxies

Notus Composites completes final epoxy prepreg shipment for Museum of the Future

More than 600,000 square meters in total of the company’s fire-retardant glass and carbon fiber prepregs were used to build the Museum’s facade panels.
#infrastructure

Glass Fibers

E9 ultra-high-modulus glass fiber targets high-end applications

Compared to E-glass, Jushi’s E9 glass fiber boasts improved mechanical properties, including a 36% higher modulus and 60% higher strength.

Automotive

Bespoke process produces composite brake pedal every minute

Three composite materials are used to create structural composite member that meets demanding mechanical requirements.
#workinprogress #automation #layup

Design/Simulation

Thermoplastic composite structure replaces metals on safety-critical brake pedals

First all-composite brake pedals developed by Boge Rubber & Plastics Group are lighter, stiffer, stronger and offer improved driving haptics.
#focusondesign #composites4_0

Carbon Fibers

CSP Advanced Materials Center unveils composite battery enclosure and material innovations

Transition into broader R&D capabilities include honeycomb manufacturing process for ultra-lightweight Class A panels and a full-sized, multi-material battery enclosure featuring a one-piece composite cover.
#electricvehicles #trends

Wind/Energy

GE announces U.S. blade recycling contract with Veolia

Decommissioned composite wind turbine blades will be recycled into cement production to replace raw material needs, while still enabling a net-positive environmental impact.
#sustainability #windblades #gerenewable

Pultrusion

Capital injection enables Fiberline Composite wind sector growth

ABN AMRO’s Energy Transition Fund acquired 34% of Fiberline shares, implements ambitious growth strategy for pultruded wind blades.
#windblades