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Revolution Fibres triples production capacity

Nanofibre producer Revolution Fibres is tripling production to meet increased international demand from a range of industries including Formula One.

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Toray to acquire TenCate Advanced Composites

Japan’s Toray Industries, the world’s largest maker of carbon fibre composite materials, is to acquire TenCate Advanced Composites from the Netherlands-headquartered Koninklijke Ten Cate group for €930m, as it looks to increase its carbon fibre business.

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Ultrafine gel spun fibres offer potential for composites

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a process that can produce ultrafine fibres, which are exceptionally strong and tough.

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Bawtry Investments acquires Axon Automotive

Axon Automotive, a UK-based supplier of carbon composite structural products and engineering services, has been acquired by Bawtry Investments, which has purchased the controlling interest from Far-UK.

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Recycling carbon fibre products from America’s Cup campaign

ELG Carbon Fibre and Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) are working together to ensure the carbon fibre process waste and end-of-use components from the team are recycled as far as possible.

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Porsche unveils first braided carbon wheels

Porsche has become the world’s first vehicle manufacturer to offer lightweight wheels made from braided carbon fibre. They will be available from January 2018 as an option for the Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series.

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New regulations for composite materials for UK industry

A new report published by the UK’s University of Southampton calls for industry and government to work closely together to put an end to the constraints that currently inhibit the growth and use of composite materials in the marine, rail, oil and gas, and construction sectors.

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Lighter, stronger composites for aerospace parts

Cheshire, UK-based machine builder Cygnet Texkimp has been awarded a £200,000 grant to develop machinery for the manufacture of lighter, stronger composites for the international aerospace market.

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Sigmatex launches recycled composite material

Sigmatex has developed a new carbon fibre composite material within its SigmaRF product range.

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