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MCAM adds new resin formulations to KyronMAX line

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...

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Notus Composites supplies for 'Museum of the Future'

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.

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Gulf Craft builds superyacht using Scott Bader's resins

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...

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Kordsa presents KraTos at Global Concrete Summit

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.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö unveils FibRoc flooring portfolio

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.

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Sonntag Fins uses Sicomin's epoxy resin

4th Dec 2020

Sonntag Fins has collaborated with Sicomin to use its GreenPoxy 33 bio-based epoxy resin for making custom carbon windsurf fins.These fins combine speed, fatigue performance and sustainability for some of the fastest sailors. Each Sonntag fin is custom made, tailored specifically to the user based on an understanding of riding style, physical size and...

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Cobra mass producing composite canoes for ARE Tahiti

27th Nov 2020

Cobra International, one of the largest OEM manufacturers of composite goods for water sports, automotive, marine and civil engineering, is mass producing OC-1 composite canoes for leading outrigger canoe brand ARE Tahiti. It has already shipped first 36 canoes to ARE Tahiti. The next ARE project to enter mass production at Cobra will be the V-1 canoe.

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Oldcastle to use Weav3D composite technology

17th Nov 2020

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company and provider of infrastructure products, has given a go ahead for Weav3D composite lattice material for reinforcement applications in its polymer concrete and SMC composite products. Weav3D composite lattice is a completely non-metallic reinforcement material that provides high standards of durability and...

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Whale tail that saved Dutch metro fall has composites

11th Nov 2020

The whale tail sculpture that saved a runaway Dutch metro from falling into the bike path 12 metres below in the Netherlands, has the “tail” part, on which the metro train actually rested, made up of only composite material with no steel support, implying the load was taken by the composite material. The sculpture has been engineered by Solico.

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