Viewing entries tagged with 'Composites'

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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Thermoplastic and nonwoven composites: trends to 2020

Thermoplastic and nonwoven composites are enjoying high growth, according to Dr George Kellie of UK-based Kellie Solutions.

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Structural weight-saving technologies using natural fibres

Bcomp in conjunction with a partner has developed a range of grid fabrics for automotive composite applications. The Switzerland-based company’s PowerRibs technology is based on the concept of “leaf veins”, which rigidify a surface with minimum weight.

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Recyclable bio-based automotive composites

The Saxon Textile Research Institute (STFI) will present a number of innovations at the Sachsen Live booth during JEC World in Paris, France, from 8-10 March.

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Energy-saving sails for cargo ships

GH Craft, the Teijin Group’s composite structure design development and evaluation unit, has been taking part in the Wind Challenger Project, an industry-university joint research project, since October 2009.

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Tailor-made polypropylene fibres for automotive composites

Polypropylene (PP) staple fibres are used in several automotive applications, including the luggage compartment, undershields, floor carpet systems, arch liners and seam reinforcement.

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