China achieved kiloton carbon fiber dry jet wet spin production

Recently, China first kiloton high strength, high strength middle modulus dry jet wet spinning high performance carbon fiber key technology and industrialization has passed authority identification in Lianyungang development zone.

Haydale enters into a joint development and commercialisation agreement with Scott Bader

Under the agreement, Haydale Composite Solutions will functionalise Graphene Nano Platelets utilising its proprietary HDPlas process and add them to Scott Bader’s Crestapol resin to create a highly loaded masterbatch.

CST Composites secures AUS$1.4M government funding

Advanced carbon fiber filament winder and pultruder, CST Composites (Sydney, Australia) has secured a $1.4 million (US$1M) grant from the Australian Government, as a part of a $5.7 million (US$4M) project investment to increase production capacity, continue development of its filament winding process technology, and to enter new markets.

A new tool will allow city councils to choose sustainable urban furniture

Aimplast, the Plastics Technology Centre has set off as coordinator a European project whose main objective is the development of a tool to boost the sustainability in cities.

Hexcel et l’Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne lancent une chaire industrielle

Cette chaire investit le domaine de la modélisation et de la simulation numérique des procédés d’infusion de résine de structures primaires aéronautiques, plus précisément modélisation multi-échelle (du micron au mètre) et multi-physique (mécanique des solides, des fluides, des milieux poreux, physico-chimie des polymères, thermique).

Igus established in Shanghai for its carbon fiber rail

Recently, German Igus has established its wholly owned subsidiary in China, Igus Towline Bearing Warehouse & Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

China innovates in large composite materials helicopter blade molding

Composite materials blade is light in weight and has the excellent properties such as erosion resistance, anti-fatigue, and long service life.

Launch of Polynt Composites Gravicol 2015 bonding paste

Gravicol 2015 is an economically priced, pre-accelerated bonding paste, based upon unsaturated polyester resin which has been developed for static bonds and bonding of thin joints in composite parts.

Global tooling company enters UK composites market

Dimar Tooling is entering the UK composites market by launching a range of products specifically designed for composite materials.

Quickstep welcomes Australian government’s contract award to Thales Australia

Quickstep Holdings welcomed the Australian government’s decision to award Thales Australia (Thales) a $1.5 billion supply contract to build the next generation of armoured vehicles for the Australian Defence Force.