News http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news JEC Composites - news feeds en GKN Aerospace to supply composite rudders and elevators to Bombardier http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/gkn-aerospace-supply-composite-rudders-and-elevators-bombardier <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The company has been selected by Bombardier Aerospace Belfast to design, develop and supply the composite integrated rudder and elevator for the Global 7000 and Global 800 ultra long-range business jets.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The multi-million pound contract adds to already significant GKN Aerospace work packages on these aircraft.<br /><br />These composite structures will be developed and manufactured at the company’s Cowes facility on the Isle of Wight, UK. First deliveries to Bombardier in Belfast will take place in 2014 and will continue through to 2026.<br />For the Global 7000 and the Global 8000 aircraft, GKN Aerospace is already contracted to:</p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/gkn-aerospace-supply-composite-rudders-and-elevators-bombardier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Aeronautics & Aerospace Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 editor 29507 at http://www.jeccomposites.com DSM and VeloX participate in World Human Powered Speed Challenge http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/dsm-and-velox-participate-world-human-powered-speed-challenge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With a new high-tech recumbent design using innovative DSM materials, the Human Power Team Delft-Amsterdam wants to beat its own world speed record of 133.78 km/h in 2013, and set a world hour record in 2014. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Compared to last year’s VeloX3 recumbent, the new VeloX IV is greatly improved: 20% lower air resistance thanks to an even more aerodynamic shell shape, more efficient power transmission now that front-wheel drive is used rather than rear-wheel drive, extra air cooling to prevent rider overheating, and easier handling because the shell is detachable.<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/dsm-composite-resins-ag">DSM COMPOSITE RESINS AG</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/dsm-and-velox-participate-world-human-powered-speed-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Applications Sports & Leisure Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Resins Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 editor 29514 at http://www.jeccomposites.com NovaScott Speciality Materials launches its website for Brazilian composites market http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/novascott-speciality-materials-launches-its-website-brazilian-composites-market <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The joint venture company between Andercol (a subsidiary of the Columbian-based Grupo Orbis) and Scott Bader Group launched its website for Brazilian composites market.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The NovaScott Joint Venture officially began operations in early December 2013 and since then has been securing new advanced composites business using Scott Bader’s gelcoat technology, especially in Brazil and elsewhere in South America as well.<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/scott-bader">SCOTT BADER</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/novascott-speciality-materials-launches-its-website-brazilian-composites-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Ancillary Products Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 editor 29506 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Carbon fibre epoxy prepreg rudders and dagger board hydrofoils for catamarans http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/carbon-fibre-epoxy-prepreg-rudders-and-dagger-board-hydrofoils-catamarans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>New Zealand based CarbonicBoats introduces a L/V design carbon fibre epoxy prepreg rudder and dagger board hydrofoil set for A Class racing catamarans.</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/carbon-fibre-epoxy-prepreg-rudders-and-dagger-board-hydrofoils-catamarans" 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/26238-catamaran.png" alt="Carbon fibre epoxy prepreg rudders and dagger board hydrofoils for catamarans" title="Carbon fibre epoxy prepreg rudders and dagger board hydrofoils for catamarans" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="55" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>In recent 2014 world championship races in New Zealand at Takapuna, North Auckland, boats retrofitted with these latest design L carbon fibre epoxy rudders with lifting and stabilising foils came 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th in the International A division. These highly stable L rudders, now commercially available, were developed by CarbonicBoats, an innovative Australian product design and production company. The novel, ‘Paradox’ branded composite rudders are referred to by Carbonic Boats as heave-stable 'L' foils (L foils for short).</p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/carbon-fibre-epoxy-prepreg-rudders-and-dagger-board-hydrofoils-catamarans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Applications Marine Compression Moulding Carbon Fiber Thermosetting Resins Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 editor 29513 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Used for lightweight construction http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/used-lightweight-construction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With the new vertical large-scale machine series Engel v-duo the manufacturer of injection moulding machines Engel Austria opens up new areas of application in lightweight automobile construction. Engel delivered a first Engel v-duo to the BMW Works in Landshut.</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/used-lightweight-construction" 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/26245-engel.jpg" alt="Used for lightweight construction " title="Used for lightweight construction " class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><div class="news-text-wrap"><p class="bodytext">The new, vertical, large-scale machine offers a clear-cut approach to economical series production for thermoplastic as well as thermoset composites. Both in overmoulding of organic sheets and tapes, and in HP-RTM processes, if often makes sense to work with gravity. This reduces the effort in the handling of parts and the fixation of insert parts in the mould, and also facilitates manual intervention.<br /></p></div></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/used-lightweight-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Innovations Automotive Thermosetting Resins Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 editor 29518 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Epoxy vinyl ester resins designed for carbon reinforced composites http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/epoxy-vinyl-ester-resins-designed-carbon-reinforced-composites <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>AOC has developed R058, a line of resins to meet the increased demand for high-performance composites in aerospace, automotive, wind energy, military, marine and other markets.</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/epoxy-vinyl-ester-resins-designed-carbon-reinforced-composites" 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/26224-epoxy-vinyl-ester-resins-designed-carbon-reinforced-composites.jpg" alt="Epoxy vinyl ester resins designed for carbon reinforced composites" title="Epoxy vinyl ester resins designed for carbon reinforced composites" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="54" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>The R058 series of epoxy vinyl ester resins is specifically designed for carbon fiber reinforcements and creates lightweight composite parts with exceptional strength-to-weight ratios.<br /><br />The R058 series combine the performance of epoxy resins with the processing speed of unsaturated polyester resins. Designed for vacuum infusion and resin transfer molding (RTM), R058 has good mechanical properties and chemical resistance.<br /><br />Other benefits of the epoxy vinyl ester resins include:</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/aoc-resins-llc">AOC RESINS LLC</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/epoxy-vinyl-ester-resins-designed-carbon-reinforced-composites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Innovations Aeronautics & Aerospace Automotive Wind Energy Other sectors Infusion RTM Carbon Fiber Thermosetting Resins Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 editor 29505 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Nano diamond composite for thermal conductive thermoplastics http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/nano-diamond-composite-thermal-conductive-thermoplastics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Carbodeon develops NanoDiamond composite thermally conductive thermoplastics with 20%-100% improvement in thermal conductivity. New materials and processes reduce NanoDiamond costs by up to 70%.</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/nano-diamond-composite-thermal-conductive-thermoplastics" 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/26233-led-partsashx-1159-579.png" alt="Nano diamond composite for thermal conductive thermoplastics" title="Nano diamond composite for thermal conductive thermoplastics" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="34" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>Carbodeon's uDiamond nanodiamond materials can now achieve a 20 percent increase in polymer thermal performance by using as little as 0.03 wt.% nanodiamond material at 45 percent thermal filler loading, enabling the further performance at a lower cost than made with traditional fillers. Samples were manufactured at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and their thermal performance was analyzed by ESK (3M) in Germany.<br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/nano-diamond-composite-thermal-conductive-thermoplastics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Innovations Nano Reinforcements Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 editor 29510 at http://www.jeccomposites.com Emirates takes milestone delivery of 50th A380 aircraft http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/emirates-takes-milestone-delivery-50th-a380-aircraft <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Emirates has received its 50th A380 aircraft strengthening its position with the largest fleet of A380s</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/emirates-takes-milestone-delivery-50th-a380-aircraft" 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/26222-50th-emirates-a380tcm133-1743666.jpg" alt="Emirates takes milestone delivery of 50th A380 aircraft" title="Emirates takes milestone delivery of 50th A380 aircraft" class="imagecache imagecache-news-square-image-view-list" width="74" height="49" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-field-body"><p>This latest delivery takes Emirates’ all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world’s largest fleet of A380s, and also the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 777s.  <br /></p></div><p><a href="http://www.jeccomposites.com/news/composites-news/emirates-takes-milestone-delivery-50th-a380-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Aeronautics & Aerospace Thermosetting Resins Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:00:00 +0000 editor 29503 at http://www.jeccomposites.com