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May 24, 2017 | Industry News

Long Term Supply Agreement for Advanced Composites: Airborne/TenCate

TenCate and Airborne have announced the signing of a long-term supply agreement for advanced thermoset composite materials. Airborne will use the composite materials supplied by TenCate to create...

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May 24, 2017 | Industry News

Decomposable Double Bass Made of Carbon Reinforced Plastics

The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University and the company mezzo-forte Streichinstrumente, Werther, Germany, have developed together a decomposable double bass made out of carbon...

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May 17, 2017 | Industry News

Solvay Congratulates COMAC on First Flight of its Composite Materials-based Aircraft

Solvay has congratulated the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) on the first flight of its new aircraft C919. Solvay was awarded a long-term agreement to supply high-performance...

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May 8, 2017 | Product News

Thermoformed PLA Cup & Other Biobased Packaging: Total Corbion PLA at interpack

Total Corbion PLA is exhibiting at interpack trade fair within the Bioplastics area. On highlight is newly launched thermoformed PLA cup. Company is serving fresh coffee and tea to booth visitors to...

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May 4, 2017 | Industry News

NetComposites Soughts Abstracts for International Nanocomposite Conference 2017

NetComposites has announced the next INC 2017 (Industrial Nanocomposites Conference) and sought abstracts from potential speakers. This year’s focus is on applications, defining challenges and...

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May 24, 2017 | Industry News

NASA Explores Impact of Carbon Nanotubes on Aerospace Systems

NASA’s STMD is keenly interested in nanotechnology – an approach that can reduce the mass and improve the performance of aerospace systems. It has been found that composites using carbon nanotube...

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May 19, 2017 | Industry News

Lina – Introducing World’s First Biocomposite- & Bioplastic-based Car

Lina is the world's first car made from bio composites. TU/Ecomotive uses a combination of biobased composites and bioplastics to create lightweight structural parts. The concept has the potential...

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May 11, 2017 | Industry News

NASA Grants Funds to Establish Space Research Institute for Carbon Nanotube Composites

A team of US researchers and industrial partners have been awarded a five-year, $15 million grant to establish a NASA Space Technology Research Institute focused on high performance carbon nanotube...

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May 4, 2017 | Industry News

SABIC/Airborne to Develop Fully Automated Composites Production Processes

SABIC has invested growth capital in Airborne International B.V. in The Hague. The financing round will contribute to Airborne’s full automation and digitization of composite manufacturing of goods...

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May 3, 2017 | Industry News

New Promising Way to Recycle Carbon Fiber-reinforced Plastics: WSU

A research team from WSU for the first time has developed a promising way to recycle the popular carbon fiber reinforced plastics that are used in everything from modern airplanes and sporting goods...

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