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Hexcel Promotes Composites For Aerospace, Automotive And Wind Energy At Composites Europe 2014

Hexcel will be promoting its latest carbon fibre and composite technologies at Composites Europe 2014, in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7th to 9th October 2014.  Hexcel will show how innovations in carbon fibre, prepregs... [More]
Record Interest in Fibrelite’s Lightweight Composite  Access Covers – Say Goodbye to Heavy Metal!

Record Interest in Fibrelite’s Lightweight Composite Access Covers – Say Goodbye to Heavy Metal!

UK based manufacturer Fibrelite has seen a tremendous increase in enquiries for their lightweight composite access covers from industries keen to move away from the traditionally used metal and concrete and change their specifications to composites (a future material). [More]

AnalySwift’s Composite Simulation Tools Available Online through cdmHUB Web Platform at Purdue University North Logan

AnalySwift, LLC, a leading provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for aerospace and energy composites and other advanced materials, announced today its engineering software tools are available on Purdue Un... [More]

Scott Bader-ATC Showcasing Advanced Composite Materials for Marine Applications at IBEX 2014 Show, Tampa, Florida

At IBEX, which this year is taking place from September 30 - October 2 in Tampa, Florida, USA, Scott Bader-ATC is promoting advanced materials to help FRP boat builders design and cost effectively manufacture lighter, st... [More]
NASA Tests New Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank to Reduce Weight in Launch Rockets

NASA Tests New Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank to Reduce Weight in Launch Rockets

An 18-foot diameter cryogenic fuel tank, made using new, lightweight composite materials, has successfully undergone a series of complex mechanical tests conducted by NASA at Marshall Space Flight Center. [More]
Owens Corning to License S-Glass Technology to AGY

Owens Corning to License S-Glass Technology to AGY

Owens Corning, a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, to better serve and grow the composites market with S-Glass reinforcements. [More]
CNSE/SUNYIT Faculty Wins $100,000 NSF Research Grant

CNSE/SUNYIT Faculty Wins $100,000 NSF Research Grant

The newly merged SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) / SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) today announced Yu Zhou, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a $100,000 research grant by the National Science Foundation. [More]
Novel Cost-Effective Rocket to Launch Small Satellites

Novel Cost-Effective Rocket to Launch Small Satellites

Rocket Lab announced today its plan to revolutionize the global space industry with the creation of Electron, a lightweight, cost-effective rocket, making it easier for companies to launch small satellites into orbit. [More]
Piper Plastics Unveils New Series of Injection Moldable Thermoplastic Composites

Piper Plastics Unveils New Series of Injection Moldable Thermoplastic Composites

The new Kyron® MAX series from Piper Plastics bridges the performance gap between components produced via standard injection molding compounds and pre-preg lay-up composite materials. Kyron MAX materials allow parts to be injection molded at high volumes with strengths that approach lay-up composite and metals. [More]
Exelis Licenses Bodair Technology to Produce STaR Composite Components for Aerospace Industry

Exelis Licenses Bodair Technology to Produce STaR Composite Components for Aerospace Industry

Exelis has licensed patented manufacturing technology from Belgium based Bodair S.A. to produce composite Struts, Tubes and Rods (STaR) for commercial and military aircraft applications. The new Exelis STaR product line expands the company’s aerostructures solutions and supports the aerospace industry’s demand for high-performance, light-weight structural hardware. [More]