SPE Thermoset Division announces second keynote for Topcon 20231/18/2023
Probir Guha, president and technology consultant for Composites Innovation Inc., will present “SMC – Successes, Challenges and Recent Innovations and Thoughts on a Path Forward.”
MAXBlade project to advance tidal energy generation with 13-meter composite blades1/18/2023
Recently launched 66-month MAXBlade project aims to harness tidal energy in the U.K. through a 70% increase in rotor swept area.
Fibre Extrusion Technology celebrates record year in 20221/18/2023
The laboratory and pilot melt spinning systems supplier experienced high sales volumes and collaborated in a variety of product innovations for advanced materials.
Asahi Kasei collaborates on continuous carbon fiber reclamation development1/18/2023
Inexpensive, closed-loop recycling system employs electrolyzed sulfuric acid to cleanly separate the fiber from the resin.
Innoptus Solar Team select JetCam for 2023 World Solar Challenge vehicle fabrication1/18/2023
JetCam software streamlines nesting performance for composite ply assembly and cutting for the team’s 100th solar vehicle.
Strohm secures second “Jumpers on Demand” contract from ExxonMobil1/17/2023
On-site service includes readily available 24+ carbon fiber-reinforced PA12 jumpers to be installed at depths of 1,700 meters for water and gas (WAG) application.
Adapa announces Curve Works as new co-investor1/17/2023
Curve Works owner Dr. François Geuskens is taking a proactive management role as Adapa’s CTO to continue broadening the functionality, application of the company’s adaptive mold system.
EcoVadis awards Scott Bader Gold sustainability rating1/16/2023
Adhesives, composites and functional polymers manufacturer was ranked in the top 4%, committing to full sustainability by 2036.
Clean Hydrogen Partnership selects 15 regions to receive project development assistance1/16/2023
The chosen European regions will receive targeted support from dedicated hydrogen consultants beginning in early 2023 to advance fuel cell and hydrogen technologies.
Magnolia Advanced Materials adhesive added to quality product listing for Lockheed Martin1/16/2023
Magnolia 6389 A/B is a carbon fiber-filled epoxy designed for use as a liquid shim gap filler in composite applications that meets Lockheed’s specification requirements.
AMULET launches second open call for consortia members1/16/2023
Second open call, ending March 22, 2023, is selecting SMEs to lead projects in FRP, CMC and light metal alloy materials that address current technology and system challenges.
New research developments identify new methods for bio-derived carbon filler reinforcement for biocomposites1/16/2023
Sustainable methodologies employed by researchers from Tuskegee University enable the synthesis of carbon from biomass-based precursor materials, and its effective reinforcement in composites.
Elroy Air secures $2 billion in VTOL purchases, transitions to new flight testing facility1/13/2023
The composite Chapparal VTOL manufacturer signed an agreement with LCI for a purchase of up to 40 vehicles, advances into full-scale ground and flight testing with a new facility and hangar.
Boeing reports full-year commercial orders, deliveries for 20221/13/2023
Last year saw Boeing stabilizing 737 production, resuming 787 deliveries and launching its new freighter aircraft.
Continuum targets facility capacity, transforms composite materials to advance wind blade recycling1/13/2023
The Denmark company details a CO2-neutral transformation technology to make 100% recyclable wind blades, plans to build six recycling facilities.
Arris Composites wins 2023 BIG Innovation Award1/13/2023
The composites manufacturer is recognized for the third year in a row, spotlighting next-gen carbon fiber plates for running shoes.
REGEN Fiber launches eco-friendly wind blade recycling process1/13/2023
REGEN Fiber’s sustainable recycling process keeps wind blades out of landfills by converting them into raw materials for use in asphalt, composite products and more.
Auto EPCON 2023 conference calls for papers1/12/2023
Presentations related to a variety of engineered plastic materials and techniques can be submitted until Feb. 24, 2023, for the one-day event in Troy, Michigan.
Plastic Omnium, Shenergy Group JV to accelerate hydrogen development in China1/12/2023
Pilot project line in Shanghai for Type IV hydrogen systems will be in place by 2025, and a mega-plant with a 60,000-vessel capacity by 2026.
Chantiers de l’Atlantique reveals 66-meter, all-composite SolidSail mast1/12/2023
A technological feat, the large carbon fiber mast prototype targets the Silenseas sailing liner and sailing cargo ships for up to 40% reduction in CO2 emissions.