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Woodward and Hexcel terminate merger agreement

Composites producer Hexcel and Woodward, a manufacturer of control systems and components for aircraft engines, have terminated their merger agreement, previously announced in January, under which the parties had agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals.

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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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Bio-based resins for natural fibre composite daysailer

Sicomin has supplied bio-based resins for the Greenboats Flax 27, an 8.2-metre classically styled daysailer designed by naval architects Judel/Vrolijk & Co, and made from natural fibre composites.

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Hexcel to merge with Woodward

Composites producer Hexcel is to merge with Woodward, a manufacturer of control systems and components for aircraft engines headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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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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Plant-based lignin technology for vehicle interiors

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) and Prisma Renewable Composites have entered into an agreement giving YFAI the exclusive use of Prisma’s lignin-based material in the development of automotive interiors.

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Interleaving nanofibre veils for improved toughness

Revolution Fibres has collaborated with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical to develop a nanofibre interleaving veil for improving the toughness of carbon fibre composites.

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Recyclable composite material for automotive interior applications

Renolit Composites, the Italian automotive extrusion and thermoforming specialist that is part of the Germany-based Renolit Group, reports increasing demand for its 100% recyclable, glass fibre reinforced, polypropylene-based composite material for automotive interior applications.

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