Viewing entries tagged with 'Carbon fibre'

Curved carbon fibre rear bumper beam for Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Pultrusion specialist Thomas Technik & Innovation (TTI) has collaborated with Shape, a US-based Tier 1 supplier of metallic body structure components, plastic parts and bumper systems, to develop a curved carbon fibre rear bumper beam for the latest Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sports car.

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Commercial-scale carbon fibre recycling

Carbon Fiber Recycling plans to recycle 2,000 tonnes of carbon fibre waste a year at its 3,250 m2 facility in Tazewell, Tennessee, USA.

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Stronger carbon fibre produced three times faster

4M Carbon Fiber has produced a carbon fibre that is said to be 15% stronger than existing fibres, while tripling production output using atmospheric plasma oxidation technology.

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Airbus supply contract extended

SGL Carbon and German aerospace company Elbe Flugzeugwerke have extended their contract to supply prepregs for use in the Airbus A350 cabin’s floor panels to the end of 2020.

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Hyosung to invest US$828m in carbon fibres

Hyosung Group is to invest KRW1trn (US$828m) over the next 10 years to expand its carbon fibre business.

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Closing the loop in marine manufacturing

ELG Carbon Fibre, a producer of recycled carbon fibre materials, and Ineos Team UK are working together to ensure sustainable materials and practices are incorporated into the America’s Cup 2021 build programme.

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Mitsubishi acquires strategic stake in ELG Carbon Fibre

Japan’s Mitsubishi is to acquire a 25% stake in UK-based ELG Carbon Fibre (ECF) from ELG Carbon Fibre International, a subsidiary of ELG Haniel of Germany.

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Carbon fibres could store energy in vehicle body

Researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have demonstrated that carbon fibres can be used as battery electrodes, enabling them to store energy directly.

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Toray falsified quality data regarding carbon fibre testing

Another pillar of Japanese industry has admitted falsifying quality data, as Toray Industries, a manufacturer of materials including carbon fibre, said one of its subsidiaries had been providing clients with false product-test reports for years.

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