ENERGY STORAGE

Energy Storage

CW Tech Days: Composites in the Hydrogen Economy agenda finalized

CW interactive webinar will explore refueling stations, conformable tanks, Type IV glass fiber pressure vessels and in-vessel sensors for process and lifetime monitoring.  

Ginger Gardiner
Senior Editor, CompositesWorld

Energy Storage

Umoe Advanced Composites enters JV for large-scale glass fiber pressure vessel production in China

Large-scale production facility ramps up hydrogen expansion, with an annual production capacity of 12,000 glass fiber pressure vessels. 
#hydrogen

Energy Storage

Nikola Corp. selects Hexagon Purus to supply Type IV hydrogen cylinders for serial production

High-performance composite pressure vessels to be tested and validated later in 2021, and certified for distribution in European and North American markets.
#hydrogen

RTM

Huntsman Advanced Materials resin systems meet composite pressure vessel requirements

Araldite resin systems cover wet and towpreg filament winding and RTM manufacturing processes for increased productivity and greater part consistency.
#hydrogen

Energy Storage

Faurecia to supply CFRP tanks and hydrogen storage systems for Stellantis light commercial vehicles

Zero-emission fuel cell technology first available on Citroën, Opal and Peugeot vehicles with more to come.
#hydrogen

Videos / Podcasts

Automotive

Faurecia to supply CFRP tanks and hydrogen storage systems for Stellantis light commercial vehicles

Zero-emission fuel cell technology first available on Citroën, Opal and Peugeot vehicles with more to come.
#hydrogen

Thermoplastics

Challenges of laser-assisted tape winding of thermoplastic composites

Practical solutions for process-related challenges in LATW, which has great potential for pressure vessels and storage tanks.
#troubleshooter

Energy Storage

Contactless measurement of temperature, pressure in composites

Magnetic microwires enable contactless measurement of temperature and pressure during cure and in service.
#trends #composites4_0

Energy Storage

Hydrogen fuel cell-powered HY4 aircraft takes flight

MAHEPA consortium demonstrates feasibility and advances toward liquid hydrogen tanks and scaling modular HY4 technology to new, emissions-free aircraft.
#hydrogen

Energy Storage

CW Tech Days: Composites in the Hydrogen Economy agenda finalized

CW interactive webinar will explore refueling stations, conformable tanks, Type IV glass fiber pressure vessels and in-vessel sensors for process and lifetime monitoring.  

Energy Storage

Umoe Advanced Composites enters JV for large-scale glass fiber pressure vessel production in China

Large-scale production facility ramps up hydrogen expansion, with an annual production capacity of 12,000 glass fiber pressure vessels. 
#hydrogen

Automotive

Nikola Corp. selects Hexagon Purus to supply Type IV hydrogen cylinders for serial production

High-performance composite pressure vessels to be tested and validated later in 2021, and certified for distribution in European and North American markets.
#hydrogen

Filament Winding

Huntsman Advanced Materials resin systems meet composite pressure vessel requirements

Araldite resin systems cover wet and towpreg filament winding and RTM manufacturing processes for increased productivity and greater part consistency.
#hydrogen

Carbon Fibers

Faurecia to supply CFRP tanks and hydrogen storage systems for Stellantis light commercial vehicles

Zero-emission fuel cell technology first available on Citroën, Opal and Peugeot vehicles with more to come.
#hydrogen

Energy Storage

Hexagon Purus reports significant customer, contract growth for 2020

Since its 2020 spin-off, the company has been awarded numerous contracts, indicating increased adoption of composite pressure vessels, fuel storage and electric drivetrain solutions.
#electricvehicles #hydrogen

NEW PRODUCTS: ENERGY STORAGE

Energy Storage

Magnum Venus products launches fusion filament winder

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

Energy Storage

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