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Astronaut Ron Garan to Deliver Keynote at JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences

Astronaut Ron Garan to Deliver Keynote at JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences

JEC Group proudly announces that Ron Garan, a decorated former NASA astronaut who has traveled more than 71.million miles in 2,842 orbits of our planet, will serve as the special guest keynote speaker for the JEC Americas Houston Composites Show and Conferences at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. [More]
Engineers Test Composite Booster for Space Launch System Rocket

Engineers Test Composite Booster for Space Launch System Rocket

Engineers at NASA are exploring an advanced composite that could be used to create more powerful rocket boosters. [More]
Exeter Analytical Develops Proprietary Techniques for Carbon Fibre Composite Material Analysis

Exeter Analytical Develops Proprietary Techniques for Carbon Fibre Composite Material Analysis

Exeter Analytical Inc. has developed proprietary techniques based on their Model 440 CHN analyzer to enable accurate determination of percentage Carbon (C) and Hydrogen (H) in carbon fibre composite materials. [More]
Pace of Technology Development to Drive Automotive Adoption of Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Pace of Technology Development to Drive Automotive Adoption of Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Driven by a faster-than-expected pace of technology development, carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRPs) will be poised to gain widespread adoption for automotive lightweighting by 2025, according to Lux Research. [More]

JEC Europe: New Victrex Technologies Push Aerospace And Energy Performance Boundaries To New Levels

Working closely together with engineers and technicians along the supply-chain, the leading global PAEK-based solutions provider, Victrex, significantly contributes to speeding up manufacturing processes and lowering ene... [More]
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]