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MCTC

Guests at the opening (Image:McLaren)

New materials production centre opened by royal representatives has the capability to see the UK become “a world leader” in lightweight materials technology, says McLaren CEO. more

Materials

Zwick Composites

Zwick and R-Tech are teaming up for another testing event

Following success in previous years, Zwick Roell and composite testing specialists, R-TECH Materials, have again teamed up to provide an introductory course on the testing of composite materials. more

Events

Composites Prime

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Manufacturers of composite decking produced using recycled plastics says it has seen demand soar for its products. more

Environment

Teijin

Inapal's main site in Porto

Teijin Limited has acquired Inapal Plasticos SA (Inapal), a Portuguese automotive composites supplier, as it looks to expand its business in Europe. more

Materials

Teijin CSP

CSP's site in Pouance

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), part of the Teijin Group, is to invest approximately €5.1 million (£4.5 million) in a new sheet moulding compound line. more

Industry News

KM AMRC

Sebastian Schmidhuber and Stephen Lambert (second and third left) and the AMRC Development Engineers, Davide Melis, Darren Wells and Ricky Rowett (from the left)

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield is using a high-pressure resin transfer moulding system from KraussMaffei to develop its research. more

Machinery

Evonik has launched a new line of RESOMER composites to enhance the performance of bone fixation devices. more

Materials

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A. Schulman will present a broad range of products and innovations spanning a wide range of end markets at NPE 2018. more

NPE 2018

INEOS Styrolution has introduced the StyLight Aesthetic S C245-1 to its thermoplastic composites range. more

Materials

Kistler Type 4001A

The new Type 4001A sensor

Kistler Instruments has produced a combined pressure and temperature sensor specifically to support automated resin transfer (RTM) and wet moulding composite manufacturing methods. more

Machinery

Covestro has started commercial production of continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite. more

Materials

R-TECH Materials is celebrating its tenth year of testing composites for the marine industry. more

Industry News

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Victrex

Victrex’s thermoplastic composites vital to drive Aerospace build rates with over 35,000 new aircraft forecasted within 20 years. more

Materials

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Veronica Axelsson

Sticks for the winter ball sport bandy are lighter and stronger thanks to use of Inxide's TeXtreme composite. more

Materials

Vitralit is a light curing adhesive, made by Panacol based near Frankfurt in Germany. more

Materials

The composites analysis specialist R-Tech will host a course on testing with Zwick Roell. more

Industry News

Solvay has signed an agreement to supply advanced composites and adhesives for the production of Boeing’s 777X aeroplanes. more

Materials

The Rail Alliance and Composites UK aim to increase the use of composite materials for durability and ease of use around the rail network. more

Industry News

Decontaminating filters can handle a higher load after Ettlinger expanded its portfolio. more

Industry News

A composites firm in Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, has sold its carbon fibre car parts division. more

Industry News