ENERGY STORAGE

Nanomaterials

Developing a linerless, all-composite, spherical cryotank

Infinite Composites Technologies’ Type V pressure vessel for storing cryogenic space launch vehicle propellants shows promise for eliminating elusive microcracking issues.

Hannah Mason
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld

Energy Storage

Report suggests acceleration in fuel cell, electrolyzer development

Recently, new partnerships and research into 3D-printed structural components for solid oxide fuel cells demonstrate new approaches in fuel cell technology.

Energy Storage

Magnum Venus products launches fusion filament winder

Ideal for winding pressure vessels, the Fusion filament winder is a compact, adaptable design. 

Automotive

JEC Group announces 2020 Innovation Awards winners

The 13 winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on May 13.
#trends #sustainability #bulkmoldingcompound

Mass Transit

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
#toyota #planttours #trends

The markets: Pressure vessels (2020)

The markets: Pressure vessels (2020)

High-pressure gas storage vessels represent one of the biggest and fastest-growing markets for advanced composites.
#multitudeofmarkets #electricvehicles #windblades

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Energy Storage

Report suggests acceleration in fuel cell, electrolyzer development

Recently, new partnerships and research into 3D-printed structural components for solid oxide fuel cells demonstrate new approaches in fuel cell technology.

Energy Storage

JEC Group announces 2020 Innovation Awards winners

The 13 winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on May 13.
#trends #sustainability #bulkmoldingcompound

Mass Transit

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
#toyota #planttours #trends

Carbon Fibers

Toray to provide prepreg carbon fiber for OceanGate submersibles

Materials from Toray Composite Materials America have been selected for composite pressure vessels on deep-sea submersibles.

Marine

NASA, OceanGate collaborate on manufacture of carbon fiber pressure vessels

The pressure vessels built through this agreement will be used on OceanGate’s latest deep-sea Cyclops submersible.

Aerospace

Graphene technology enables composite cryogenic pressure vessels

Infinite Composites incorporates Applied Graphene Materials’ graphene technology into two resin systems for cryogenic pressure vessels being considered for NASA missions.

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Filament Winding

Magnum Venus products launches fusion filament winder

Ideal for winding pressure vessels, the Fusion filament winder is a compact, adaptable design. 

Testing

Flaw detector includes new features to improve inspection workflow

Designed for pressure vessels and pipes, Olympus’s OmniScan X3 flaw detector is said to combine the tools needed for efficient phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) inspections.

Wind/Energy

Victrex launches PEEK polymer for cryogenics

VICTREX CT 200 is designed for dynamic sealing applications where gases such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) are stored and transported at cryogenic temperatures.
#peek