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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]
SCS Certifies Sadepan Latinoamericana’s Particleboard for Recycled Content

SCS Certifies Sadepan Latinoamericana’s Particleboard for Recycled Content

SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, announced today that it has issued Recycled Content Certification for several products produced by Argentinian composite wood manufacturer, Sadepan Latinoamericana S.A. [More]
Toshiba and IBIDEN Successfully Prototype Fuel Assembly Cover for Nuclear Power Reactor Core Applications

Toshiba and IBIDEN Successfully Prototype Fuel Assembly Cover for Nuclear Power Reactor Core Applications

Toshiba Corporation and IBIDEN Co., Ltd. today announced that the companies have established a manufacturing technology for a SiC-based material with outstanding heat and oxidation resistance, intended for reactor core applications in nuclear power plants. Toshiba and IBIDEN have successfully utilized the new technology to create a prototype of a fuel assembly cover. [More]
Ultrasonically-Assisted Machining Technique Makes Composite Material ‘Soft’ for Drilling

Ultrasonically-Assisted Machining Technique Makes Composite Material ‘Soft’ for Drilling

Loughborough University researchers have developed a device which could revolutionise the way cutting, drilling and milling is done in manufacturing. [More]
Lightweight Cellular Composites Constructed Using New Resin Inks and 3D Printing

Lightweight Cellular Composites Constructed Using New Resin Inks and 3D Printing

In wind farms across North America and Europe, sleek turbines equipped with state-of-the-art technology convert wind energy into electric power. But tucked inside the blades of these feats of modern engineering is a decidedly low-tech core material: balsa wood. [More]
Lucintel Analyzes Opportunities for Composites in European Automotive Market

Lucintel Analyzes Opportunities for Composites in European Automotive Market

Composites shipments in the European automotive market is expected to grow to $2,270 million in 2018. The major drivers of European automotive market are low-cost of materials weight reduction, fines for excessive CO2 fleet emissions, e-mobility, and pressurized containers for gas fuelled cars. [More]
PlastiComp Introduces New Line of Basalt Fiber Reinforced LFT Composites

PlastiComp Introduces New Line of Basalt Fiber Reinforced LFT Composites

PlastiComp, Inc., a global leader in long fiber thermoplastic (LFT) materials and technologies, announced that it has introduced a line of basalt fiber reinforced LFT composites. These new long fiber productsoffer a significant increase in performance over short basalt fiber filled materials and are available in multiple resins matriceswith30-60% by weight fiber loadings. [More]
New Report Analyzes Opportunities for Composites in International Aerospace Market

New Report Analyzes Opportunities for Composites in International Aerospace Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2014 Opportunities for Composites in the International Aerospace Market - Forecasts to 2033" report to their offering. [More]
New Market Report Discusses Growth Opportunities in International Composites Industry

New Market Report Discusses Growth Opportunities in International Composites Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Growth Opportunities in the International Composites Industry 2014-2019" report to their offering. [More]
Energy Efficient Exterior Stucco System from Composite Panel Building Systems

Energy Efficient Exterior Stucco System from Composite Panel Building Systems

Composite Panel Building Systems (CPBS) has developed a cost effective exterior stucco system that delivers an energy efficient building envelope for new construction, renovations or retrofitted buildings. The new C-SIS Stucco System consists of Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing (C-SIS), integrated joint sealing accessories and Stuc-O-Flex's elastomeric acrylic stucco. [More]