Creative Pultrusions (CPI) and Ebert Composites Corporation (ECC) have entered into a manufacturing and marketing agreement, whereas CPI will house three Transonite production machines at their Alum Bank, Pennsylvania, manufacturing facility.
The company will expand its compounding capabilities at its Nanjing, China, integrated chemical complex to include Fortron polyphenylene sulfide (PPS). The PPS compounding expansion is expected to be operational by year-end 2014.
Strength of more than 1300 industry suppliers, the JEC Directory is the reference if you are looking for new business contacts in the composites field of activities. This free tool promotes every stage of the composite process, from raw-material to OEM.
The satellite was launched with 12 Airborne Panels on-board, from the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana. While entering into its low earth-orbit, both solar-array wings were deployed and directed to face towards the sun.
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.
The machining of composite materials requires specific tools and know-how. It is due to the intrinsic physical properties of the materials but also to the many aluminium, titanium or steel inserts and rivets a final part can include. Here is a compilation of the recent announcements and more technical articles about this really interesting topic.