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FACC gets innovation award by Airbus

18th Oct 2019

FACC has been awarded with an "Innovation Award" by Airbus. The award was given to FACC for its outstanding innovative performance towards development of a major component as part of the "Airbus Wing of Tomorrow" project. The objective of the project is to develop a composite aircraft wing for maximum performance and manufacturing efficiency.

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Bombardier wins MacRobert Award 2019

18th Oct 2019

Bombardier has won the MacRobert Award 2019 for developing an innovative, resin-infused advanced composite aircraft wing, which currently flies on the Airbus A220. This is the only certified commercial aircraft wing designed and produced with resin transfer infusion (RTI) rather than pre-impregnated carbon fibre used on other aircraft programmes.

Nonwoven fabrics displayed at ANDTEX. Pic: EJ Krause & Associates
EJ Krause & Associates to host ANDTEX forum in November

17th Oct 2019

EJ Krause & Associates has announced the dates for the second annual Southeast Asia Nonwovens and Hygiene Technology Exhibition & Conference (ANDTEX). The three-day event, which will involve companies in the industrial textile industry, will be held from November 11-13, 2020 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Thailand.

3D printer and boat. Pic: University of Maine
UMaine Composites Centre gets 3 Guinness World Records

17th Oct 2019

UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Centre has got three Guinness World Records for the world’s largest prototype polymer 3D printer, largest solid 3D-printed object, and largest 3D-printed boat. The awards were given n presence of more than 250 federal and state officials, business executives, University of Maine System leaders and community...

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Scott Bader, Shape make curved, c-fibre bumper beam

17th Oct 2019

Scott Bader and Shape Corp have collaborated to produce the automotive industry’s first curved, multi-hollow pultruded carbon fibre bumper beam for the newly unveiled 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. The bumper beam is manufactured using Scott Bader’s Crestapol urethane acrylate resins, chosen due to their strength, toughness and lightweight...

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North America smart clothing market to exceed $3 bn by '24

16th Oct 2019

The North American smart clothing market is estimated to exceed $3 billion by 2024, says a forecast report which took into account parameters like product, application, industry analysis, regional outlook, growth potential, price trends, competitive market share & forecast, between the period 2017 to 2024, while coming up with the results.

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TUM, Oerlikon, create additive manufacturing cluster

16th Oct 2019

The Technical University of Munich (TUM), Oerlikon, GE Additive and Linde have joined hands to create an additive manufacturing cluster, a grouping of companies and organisations to conduct research on additive manufacturing technology, in Bavaria. This will help integrate AM into the manufacturing process and enable companies to use the technology.

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First RF5 line starts producing filaments at PFN

16th Oct 2019

The first line of the new RF5 has started producing filaments at the nonwoven manufacturer PFN. Reifenhauser Reicofil has set new standards in quality, output, line availability, efficiency, and machine intelligence with the new technology for producing spunbond, meltblown, and composite nonwovens. The RF5 is also equipped with digital solutions.

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Drexel team coats MXene on yarn for functional fabrics

16th Oct 2019

Scientists at Drexel University have developed a method to coat cellulose yarn with flakes of a type of conductive, two-dimensional material, called MXene, to impart it the conductivity and durability it needs to be knit into functional fabrics. With this, scientists are one step closer to producing wearable devices that are both functional and...

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