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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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Grant awarded to develop bio-carbon fibre

UK car maker Riversimple is part of a consortium with NetComposites and KS Composites that has been awarded funding worth £125,000 to develop a bio-carbon fibre made from flax, helping to reduce noise vibration and cost in automotive applications.

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Carver Non-Woven and R3 Composites expand

R3 Composites, a custom compression moulder and compounder of sheet moulding compound with design and part-conversion capabilities headquartered in Grabill, Indiana, USA, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Carver Non-Woven Technologies, which supplies single- and multi-material nonwoven products from its Fremont, Indiana, headquarters, are both in the process of expanding.

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Airbus qualification for structural foam

3A Composites has achieved qualification from Airbus for its Airex R82.80 rigid high-performance core.

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Hemp fibre receives ISCC PLUS certificate for automotive applications

Natural fibres have significant environmental benefits in lightweight biocomposites for automotive interiors.

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