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Hexcel to Promote Carbon Fibers and Composites at Aero India 2015

Hexcel to Promote Carbon Fibers and Composites at Aero India 2015

Hexcel is exhibiting at the Aero India show in Bangalore,from February 18-22, (Stand B3.2) to promote a range of carbon fibers and composites that are benefiting Indian aerospace manufacturers for commercial aircraft, helicopters and space programs. [More]

Michelman Chosen to Join Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Michelman has been chosen to be part of an elite, 122-member consortium that will make up the new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). Michelman brings an experienced and talented team o... [More]
Airbus Authorises Exova for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis Testing

Airbus Authorises Exova for Dynamic Mechanical Analysis Testing

Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has been granted authorisation by aircraft manufacturer Airbus to proceed with its specification AITM 1-0003, which governs Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) testing. [More]
Teijin Launches New Project to Develop Technology for Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Wood

Teijin Launches New Project to Develop Technology for Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Wood

Teijin Limited announced today that it has launched a new project to develop technology for advanced fiber-reinforced wood (AFRW), a structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber and high-performance fibers bonded together with structural adhesives for use in medium- and low-rise wooden buildings. [More]
Hexcel to Showcase Composite Materials for Skis and Snowboards at ISPO Winter Sports Exhibition

Hexcel to Showcase Composite Materials for Skis and Snowboards at ISPO Winter Sports Exhibition

At the ISPO Winter Sports exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany, on February 5-8, Hexcel is promoting its leading range of composite materials for skis, snowboards and other high performance sports equipment. [More]
Strongwell’s PULSTAR Technology a Key Component of New Composites Initiative

Strongwell’s PULSTAR Technology a Key Component of New Composites Initiative

Strongwell’s PULSTAR pultrusion technology, equipment and technical expertise in pultrusion production will yield efficiency in processes, lower overall manufacturing costs and enable broader use of composites in high-volume, cost-sensitive markets such as those in the focus of IACMI. [More]
Development of Advanced Composite Materials Could Redefine American Manufacturing Industry

Development of Advanced Composite Materials Could Redefine American Manufacturing Industry

President Obama has announced a new multistate Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI). A state-of-the art Vanderbilt laboratory, which explores how machines, materials and structures function under real-world conditions, will play an integral role in this new $259 million institute. [More]

TenCate Advanced Composites Signs Long Term Supply Agreement with Kestrel Aircraft for New All Composite Turboprop Kestrel K-350

TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, have signed a long term composite materials supply agreement with Kestrel Aircraft, headquartered in Superior (Wisconsin), United States of America. [More]

TenCate Cetex® Thermoplastic Composites Featured on Airbus A350 XWB

TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading global composite materials company for aerospace applications, is a key supplier of thermoplastic composite materials for the Airbus A350 XWB, which completed a significant milestone event today with the first commercial delivery to Qatar Airways. [More]
Global Lightweight Materials Market Forecast to Grow at 8.5% CAGR

Global Lightweight Materials Market Forecast to Grow at 8.5% CAGR

The lightweight materials market is expected to grow exponentially in the next five years. Different governments across the world have been strengthening regulations for reduction of vehicular pollution. Lightweighting of vehicles enhances fuel efficiency. Hence, the lightweight materials market is set to witness high growth. [More]