24th Feb 2021
Stratasys has unveiled a new ABS-based carbon fibre material for its F123 Series 3D printers, the first composite material for the platform. Carbon fibre materials have been popular on Stratasys’ industrial-scale FDM 3D printers for end-use applications such as jigs, fixtures, and tooling. The properties of new material make it an alternative to metal...
24th Feb 2021
The replacement of the Grist Mill Bridge, which now has composite beams supplied by AIT Bridges, a division of Advanced Infrastructure Technologies (AIT), a designer and supplier of composite bridge systems and structural components, has opened to traffic. The bridge, located on Route 1A, in Hampden Maine, has been opened after required load testing.
11th Feb 2021
Hexcel, a leading advanced composites company which develops lightweight, high-performance structural materials, has received Type Approval Certification for its HexPly M9 prepreg materials from DNV GL. The addition of the HexPly M9 prepreg range to Hexcel’s DNV GL certified portfolio gives ship and boat builders optimal prepreg processing options.
29th Jan 2021
Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials (MCAM) has added new resin formulations to its KyronMAX structural thermoplastic materials product line. The expansion of the product line is for applications in the medical, oil and gas, aerospace, automotive, and recreation market segments. KyronMAX compounds can be used to replace steel in a structural...
15th Jan 2021
Notus Composites (UAE) has completed delivery of fire retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg for Dubai’s Museum of the Future, one of the most complex façade projects. The company has supplied over 600,000m2 of prepreg materials for the building’s external façade panels. The museum has 1024 cladding panels built with Notus’ multiaxial glass and carbon prepregs.
6th Jan 2021
The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), the public transport provider for the Memphis area, has decided to use new service ramps, made of a lightweight, super strong composite material used to reinforce concrete buildings and bridges, on its rail trolley cars. The ramps are more than 60 per cent lighter than the metal ramps, and are three times...
29th Dec 2020
Gulf Craft has unveiled the Majesty 122, a class leading superyacht manufactured using Scott Bader's Crystic resins, gelcoats and adhesives. Established in 1982, Gulf Craft is a major manufacturer of luxury yachts and leisure boats ranging. Scott Bader and Gulf Craft have been working in partnership since 2007 to manufacture world class range of...
25th Dec 2020
Kordsa, a global player of tire, construction reinforcement and composites technologies, presented KraTos, its innovative synthetic fibre which is highly preferred by infrastructure, superstructure and mining projects, at the Global Concrete Summit. Organised online for the first time, the summit discussed the future of concrete and concrete structures.
21st Dec 2020
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global manufacture of high-performance fibre-based solutions, supplying products to the flooring industry for over 40 years, has unveiled FibRoc Flooring product portfolio. The new portfolio brings together a wide range of high-performance products for flooring applications. It also has options for biodegradable binder solutions.