MARKETS

Construction

InfraCore, CMSI agreement brings FRP infrastructure projects to Canada

CMSI to design, manufacture and install traffic, pedestrian and golf FRP bridges via InfraCore’s composite technologies for more sustainable, permanent structures.
#infrastructure

Consumer

Z-direction composite properties on an affordable, industrial scale

Boston Materials uses milled reclaimed carbon fibers to increase modulus, impact/delamination resistance and produce metals-like conductivity for EMI shielding, lightning strike protection, heat exchangers and more.
#electronics #electricvehicles

Automotive

Hexagon Agility secures additional CNG composite fuel system order

In addition to this agreement, Hexagon Agility has received four sets of orders for medium and heavy-duty truck fuel systems in 2021.

Core

EconCore, Renolit honeycomb sandwich panel developments explore diverse applications

EconCore lightweight honeycomb enables Renolit Gorcell product line to overcome technical challenges and push the application spectrum for automotive and other markets like furniture and garden.

Construction

Bedford Reinforced Plastics launches FRP structure line

Pre-engineered and prefabricated structures such as catwalks, walkways, fixed ladders and more can be combined for flexible configuration and minimal ongoing maintenance.
#infrastructure

Marine

Gurit Q1 2021 sales results indicate decline in lightweighting business

Composite Materials and Kitting negatively impacted by slowdown in China and reduced material pricing. Marine and industrial recover to pre-COVID-19 levels, aerospace stabilizes at low levels.
#windblades

Core

ThermHex, Brixtone complete honeycomb core panel production for 400 commercial vans

Cargopan wall panels incorporate ThermHex polypropylene honeycomb core for increased robustness damage resistance, waterproofing and a tripled lifespan.

Carbon Fibers

Composites as auto-body reinforcements

Hybrid structural-reinforcement technology expands options, gains applications, markets.
#adhesives #workinprogress #electricvehicles

Thermoplastics

German composite specialist INVENT collaborates in SUSTAINair for increased aircraft circularity

Three-and-a-half-year, 11-partner EU project will include metals and composites spanning design, manufacturing, maintenance, repair, assembly and recycling.
#SHM #composites4_0

Automotive

Episode 37: Ian Wilson, DASIS

Ian Wilson, CEO of Develop and Supply In-Sync (DASIS), talks about his history as a CNC specialist for Formula One and his introduction to composites manufacturing.
#uas #electricvehicles #aeroengines