20th Feb 2019
Ashok Bhuyan, technical manager-composite, at Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association (ATIRA) will be a panel member for discussion on establishing standards in composites at the 4th National Conclave on Standards for Technical Textiles. Textiles secretary Raghvendra Singh shall be addressing the conclave to be held on February 21 in New...
19th Feb 2019
Compotech, a composite manufacturing company, is the finalist in three categories of the JEC Innovation Awards 2019. Compotech will be showcasing its award projects along with a range of advanced composite solutions, which demonstrate its unique manufacturing technology and applications knowledge, at the JEC World exhibition, Paris, from March 12-14.
18th Feb 2019
Norco has opened a new training centre, a purpose-built facility to give hands-on training to new apprentices. The company took the initiative due to shortage of skilled workers in the composite manufacturing sector. This will allow the company to produce skilled personnel according to its needs and move staff across its various divisions based on...
11th Feb 2019
Use of aluminium matrix composites (AMCs) can improve the efficiency and performance of electric motors, according to research from the Innovate UK ‘Make it Lighter with Less’ R and D competition. A collaborative project under AMC specialist, Alvant achieved a 40 per cent rotor weight saving while increasing the rotor’s power-to-inertia ratio potential.
7th Feb 2019
Rock West Composites (RWC) is expanding its filament winding operation with the acquisition of new winders, the addition of a long-length oven, and expansion into a third manufacturing bay in its building. The new equipment allows for the production of extra-long part lengths and large diameter tubes, plus additional manufacturing capacity.
7th Feb 2019
Netzsch Analyzing & Testing and University of Southern Queensland (USQ) have partnered to focus on advancing the automated production of composite materials using dielectric sensor technology. The sensor helps in characterisation of critical material properties during making of carbon fibre-reinforced plastics reducing cycle times and manufacturing...
5th Feb 2019
The Momentum Group is collaborating with Composites UK to support research and development tax credit claims within the industry. Within the composite sector, research and development activities are abundant. R and D tax credits are valuable form of tax relief in the UK, allowing companies the opportunity to further invest and advance product...
5th Feb 2019
EconCore and Covestro have joined hands to combine their technologies for the purpose of producing strong and lightweight honeycomb panels with outstanding performance. One of the targeted key performance aspects is to comply with fire, smoke, toxicity (FST) requirements for public transportation applications, including railway and aerospace.
30th Jan 2019
JEC Group, a leading promoter of composite materials worldwide, and European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) have signed a partnership agreement to join forces in Europe to promote composite solutions throughout application industries and help national organisations to share their best practices and identify opportunities of development.