The University of Leicester’s ASDEC – The Advanced Structural Dynamics Evaluation Centre – facility announces that it is part of a winning bid for £1.4million R&D funding from Innovate UK working in a team with other companies to optimise hybrid structures for the automotive sector.
The composite prepreg producer, GMS Composites, has developed a high performance flame retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg with increased toughness and shorter gel time, which passes the UL94 V0 flammability rating.
The global composite materials company, celebrate the inaugural opening of their extended facility at Langley Mill (Nottingham), United Kingdom, the European Centre of Excellence for thermoset prepreg systems.
Scott Bader is expanding its new GelTint volumetric gelcoat RAL colour tinting service to the wider European composites market, having fully trialled and market tested the service with customers in the UK.
SolAero Technologies Corp, a provider of satellite solar power and structural solutions, has acquired Vanguard Space Technologies, Inc., also a provider of aerospace structural products and assemblies.
EXPERIENCE COMPOSITES 2016 - more "lightness" and resource efficiency in mechanical and plant engineering When "EXPERIENCE COMPOSITES powered by JEC Group," the new major international trade show for composite fiber materials and lightweight construction, opens its doors for three days on September 21st, 2016, the use of carbon and related materials in mechanical and plant engineering will play an important role.
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