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IRT Jules Verne initiates project called ZEBRA

30th Sep 2020

IRT Jules Verne has initiated a project called ZEBRA to develop 100 per cent recyclable composite wind turbine blades in cooperation with industrial partners. The project, launched for a period of 42 months with a budget of €18.5 million, aims to demonstrate the technical, economic and environmental importance of thermoplastic wind turbine blades.

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Toray sets up distribution centre for prepregs in US

25th Sep 2020

Toray Advanced Composites has set up a distribution centre for high-performance Toray AmberTool HX56 composite tooling prepregs in the US. This will ensure high speed of supply and regional availability of leading composite tooling technology. Manufactured at its thermoset centre of excellence in the UK, the tooling material will be fully stocked in...

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PRF Composite launches new unidirectional glass prepreg

18th Sep 2020

PRF Composite Materials, a manufacturer and supplier of high-performance materials, has launched its new unidirectional glass prepreg. The company says that customer feedback on its unidirectional glass prepreg is encouraging, with the new material already being selected for high end, visual quality applications due to its exceptional surface quality.

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Andritz to supply complete spunlace line to Baoren Hezhong

24th Aug 2020

Andritz, an Austrian-based international technology group, has received an order from Zhejiang Baoren Hezhong Technology China, to supply a complete neXline spunlace line. The line is scheduled for installation and start-up during the third quarter of 2021. Andritz will provide a complete line with state-of-the-art equipment from web forming to drying.

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Autefa Solutions well prepared for CINTE/Techtextil 2020

21st Aug 2020

According to Autefa Solutions, a German company offering complete lines for the production of direct and crosslapped spunlace products, the spunlace sector is still competitive for end product manufacturers. The web forming process, consisting of injection card and crosslapper topliner series, is the key for high and consistent nonwoven fabric quality.

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Systech Illinois launches vapour permeation analyser

18th Aug 2020

Systech Illinois, a global brand of moisture and oxygen analysers and part of the Industrial Physics Product Integrity segment, has introduced the latest generation of its Lyssy L80 water vapour permeation analysers. The analyser provides cost-effective, high accuracy testing for packaging films as well as high permeability fabrics and non-wovens.

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Andritz launches D-Tech mask line for respiratory masks

7th Aug 2020

Following successful launch of D-Tech line for production of surgical/medical masks in April 2020, technology group Andritz is now presenting its new D-Tech face mask line for respiratory masks, such as duckbill and flat fold respirators. The new mask line can be customised to laminate different layers of fabric ensuring highest quality and hygiene...

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Quickstep Technology selects Jetcam and Crosstrack

31st Jul 2020

Quickstep Technologies, a leading global manufacturer of composite solutions for the defence and commercial sectors, has chosen and already installed Jetcam Expert nesting and the CrossTrack composite manufacturing suite to manage nesting and pre-preg composite location and life tracking for its facility in Bankstown, west of Sydney, Australia.

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Oerlikon Barmag bags largest single industrial yarn order

25th Jul 2020

With 124 positions and a capacity of around 250,000 tons per annum, Oerlikon Barmag has bagged the largest single industrial yarn order to date from the southern Chinese yarn manufacturer Fujian Billion Polymerization Technology Industrial Co., Ltd. From the end of this year, Fujian Billion will be producing entering the industrial yarn market.

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