Thel supplier of high-performance thermoplastics announces that the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) certified seven Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) and KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin grades under its NSF/ANSI 51 standard for food equipment materials.
The testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has been contracted by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) to provide a material & weld qualification programme for AGDC's Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) project.
The future of carbon fibres looks bright. All traditional sectors using carbon fibre consume more and more of this extraordinary fibre. Aeronautic, of course, is pursuing its conversion from black metal to "real" composite with a better design. The wind energy and the longer blades integrate more and more of carbon fibre. Automotive should have one of the fastest growth in carbon fibre consumption in the near future. The iconic BMWi3 is just the beginning. And many other sectors take advantage of the extraordinary properties of carbon fibres. To meet the growth in demand a lot of investments will be needed. Some players have already shown their will to do so. Here are few recent examples of the fascinating carbon fibre market.