News http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news JEC Composites - news feeds en Teijin Aramid wins Pirelli Supplier Award 2014 for textile reinforcing material http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/teijin-aramid-wins-pirelli-supplier-award-2014-textile-reinforcing-material <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The companies awarded by Pirelli are the suppliers who record performance and commitment to the business with Pirelli. Teijin Aramid is the first supplier to receive an award for textile reinforcing material. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/teijin-aramid-wins-pirelli-supplier-award-2014-textile-reinforcing-material" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/25567-award-erik-en-vincentsmall.jpg" alt="Teijin Aramid wins Pirelli Supplier Award 2014 for textile reinforcing material" title="Teijin Aramid wins Pirelli Supplier Award 2014 for textile reinforcing material" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="81" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The award was proudly received by Erik Delnoij, Director of Marketing &amp; Sales Teijin Aramid, out of the hands Pirelli Chairman and CEO mr. Marco Tronchetti Provera at the Pirelli Headquarters in Milan. <br /><br /><strong>Long lasting relationship</strong><br />Pirelli evaluated approximately 12.000 suppliers on seven criteria: quality, innovation, speed, total cost, sustainability, global presence and service level. <br /><br /><strong>Ultra High Performance tires</strong> </p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/network/directory/teijin-aramid">TEIJIN ARAMID</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/teijin-aramid-wins-pirelli-supplier-award-2014-textile-reinforcing-material" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Automotive Sports & Leisure Other sectors Aramid Fiber Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:35:03 +0000 editor 27919 at http://www.jeccomposites.com AVIC Cirrus light jet SF50 will achieve first flight with 500 aircraft orders in hand http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/avic-cirrus-light-jet-sf50-will-achieve-first-flight-500-aircraft-orders-hand <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Although this type of aircraft is still in the development stage currently, AVIC has already received more than 500 SF50 aircraft orders so far.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd (CAIGA) has completed the acquisition to America Cirrus in June 2011. Recently Cirrus has designed and developed the single engine light jet Cirrus SF50 aircraft. And according to China Aviation Industry (AVIC) Deputy Chief Economist Meng Xiangkai, the AVIC Cirrus SF50 will achieve the first fly during the first half of this year. <br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/avic-cirrus-light-jet-sf50-will-achieve-first-flight-500-aircraft-orders-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Asia-Pacific insight Aeronautics & Aerospace Thermosetting Resins Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:00:00 +0000 editor 27566 at http://www.jeccomposites.com ATK announces $178 million contract award to build composite launch vehicle structures http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/atk-announces-178-million-contract-award-build-composite-launch-vehicle-structu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The company has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy from United Launch Alliance (ULA).</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The order value includes hardware for both of the current United States Air Force EELV launch vehicles, the Atlas V and Delta IV. The initial contracting period includes large composite structures with deliveries commencing in AFY14 and continuing into early AFY18. The option period includes hardware deliveries in AFY17 through AFY19.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/atk-announces-178-million-contract-award-build-composite-launch-vehicle-structu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:48:25 +0000 editor 27907 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Aero Surveillance partners with Aero Composite Innovation for unmanned aircraft systems http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/aero-surveillance-partners-aero-composite-innovation-unmanned-aircraft-systems <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Aero Surveillance announces a partnership with Aero Composites Innovations (ACInnov) to focus on advanced small and medium tactical fixed wing surveillance solutions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/aero-surveillance-partners-aero-composite-innovation-unmanned-aircraft-systems" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/25565-as.png" alt="Aero Surveillance partners with Aero Composite Innovation for unmanned aircraft systems" title="Aero Surveillance partners with Aero Composite Innovation for unmanned aircraft systems" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="47" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The first system coming from the collaboration is Aero Surveillance AS 20 based on ACInnov R^2 rhomboid aircraft, a highly miniaturized ARDENT sensor suite and a portable Ground Control Station. The AS 20 is a 10 Kg Max Take Off Weight capable of up to 1.5 Hour endurance and up to 220 km/h speed for missions that require high speed operations.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/aero-surveillance-partners-aero-composite-innovation-unmanned-aircraft-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Aeronautics & Aerospace Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:27:21 +0000 editor 27896 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Repeated self-healing in composite materials http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/repeated-self-healing-composite-materials <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a 3D vascular system that allows for high-performance composite materials such as fiberglass to heal autonomously, and repeatedly.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/repeated-self-healing-composite-materials" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/25563-sans-titre.jpg" alt="Repeated self-healing in composite materials " title="Repeated self-healing in composite materials " class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="92" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Internal damage in fiber-reinforced composites, materials used in structures of modern airplanes and automobiles, is difficult to detect and nearly impossible to repair by conventional methods. A small, internal crack can quickly develop into irreversible damage from delamination, a process in which the layers separate. This remains one of the most significant factors limiting more widespread use of composite materials.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/repeated-self-healing-composite-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Innovations Aeronautics & Aerospace Automotive Sports & Leisure Other sectors Glass Fiber Thermosetting Resins Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:25:59 +0000 editor 27893 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Hexagon Composites awarded an order of EUR 12.7 million from Qatar http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/hexagon-composites-awarded-order-eur-127-million-qatar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hexagon Ragasco, a Hexagon Composites' wholly-owned subsidiary, has received an order of EUR 12.7 million for the supply of LPG cylinders to Qatar. The order is for delivery in the second half of 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>This is one of the largest orders for Hexagon Ragasco so far.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/hexagon-composites-awarded-order-eur-127-million-qatar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Pipes & Tanks Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:58:55 +0000 editor 27892 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Optically clear UV curable system offers high bond strength and fast cures http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/optically-clear-uv-curable-system-offers-high-bond-strength-and-fast-cures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Specially formulated to optimize bond strength, Master Bond UV15-42C is a UV curable system for bonding, sealing and coating applications.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-square-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/composites-news/optically-clear-uv-curable-system-offers-high-bond-strength-and-fast-cures" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list imagecache-linked imagecache-news-square-image-view-list_linked"><img src="http://www.jeccomposites.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/news-square-image-view-list/content/images/square_image/25561-uv15-42c.jpg" alt="Optically clear UV curable system offers high bond strength and fast cures" title="Optically clear UV curable system offers high bond strength and fast cures" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>This smooth paste can be applied vertically without sagging. As an optically clear compound, it is often used in the fiber-optic, optical, electronic, aerospace and specialty OEM industries.<br /></p></div><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-news-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/network/directory/masterbond">MASTERBOND</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/optically-clear-uv-curable-system-offers-high-bond-strength-and-fast-cures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Innovations Aeronautics & Aerospace Other sectors Ancillary Products Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:46:56 +0000 editor 27891 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Taishan scientific research station has been built in Antarctic http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/taishan-scientific-research-station-has-been-built-antarctic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The lowest temperature in Antarctic is -147.2℉ and the maximum wind speed is 60 m / sec. Recently, Taishan scientific research station has been built on the world coldest Antarctic.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>According to the reports, the windows and doors made by the Zaozhuang City enterprise in Shandong have been installed in that the station, which marked a breakthrough symbol of the development of new composite materials industry in this city.<br /><br />Taishan scientific research station is the China fourth station in Antarctica. As the continent with highest elevation, lowest temperature, and largest wind speed on earth, Antarctica has harsh natural environment that requires strict special reliability and safety for building materials.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/taishan-scientific-research-station-has-been-built-antarctic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Applications Asia-Pacific insight Construction & Infrastructure Glass Fiber Thermosetting Resins Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:00:00 +0000 editor 27564 at http://www.jeccomposites.com