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3D knitted seat covers for Virgin Galactic craft

Under Armour created the three-dimensionally (3D) knitted covers for the seats in the interior cabin of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo craft.

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Launch of flax-epoxy prepreg materials

UK-based Composites Evolution has teamed up with natural fibre reinforcement specialists Bcomp of Fribourg, Switzerland, to launch a new range of flax-epoxy prepreg materials.

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Latex replaced with alternative backcoating process

Autoneum has replaced the latex commonly used in standard backcoatings of its automotive carpets with a thermoplastic adhesive material, which improves recyclability at the end...

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BMW invests in vegan leather producer

BMW i Ventures, the venture capital arm of BMW Group, has invested in Natural Fiber Welding (NFW), a sustainable materials company that produces plastic-free alternatives...

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UK grant to build aircraft seating test facility

Mirus Aircraft Seating, one of the UK’s leading commercial aircraft seating manufacturers, has received grant approval from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership Growing Business...

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Composite from basalt fibres for rail carriage interiors

Basaltex has developed a new composite material solution comprising basalt fibres combined with EconCore’s honeycomb technology.

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Irish research project harvesting sustainable carbon fibre

Ground-breaking technology developed at the University of Limerick could produce cheaper and more sustainable carbon fibre, which could lead to cars of the future being...

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Italian project offers new approach to aircraft cabin materials

Three Italian companies have joined forces to rethink commercial aircraft interiors and the passenger experience.

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Collaboration to aid OEM vehicle acoustic design

Considering global megatrends such as electromobility and sustainability, the requirements for the acoustic design of vehicles are becoming even more challenging.

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Silicone technology for intelligent cockpit products

General Silicones reports that automotive component makers are starting to use its Compo-SiL technology.

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