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  • Submitted on 19 Feb 2020
    Adhesive Bonding - bigHead Bonding Fasteners

    Composites UK, supported by the National Composites Centre (NCC), has launched a Good Practice Guide on the topic of joining for fibre reinforced polymer composites (FRPs). With funding from the NCC, the guide was written...

  • Submitted on 18 Feb 2020
    Tool machined from novel Carbon material

    Shape Machining Ltd is machining a greater variety of advanced materials than ever before. As well as patterns and foams, SHAPE is also machining Carbon inserts for the F1 and motorsport industry as well as...

  • Submitted on 17 Feb 2020
    Shape Bumper Beam

    Scott Bader is pleased to be exhibiting their adhesive, resin, gelcoat and tooling ranges at JEC World 2020 (Hall 6, Stand M27).

    Products anticipated to be of particular interest include Crestafire®, Scott Bader’s innovative composite...

  • Submitted on 17 Feb 2020
    The team at AMRC

    A £20 million project to develop light-weight propeller blades that will help the UK aviation sector reduce its carbon footprint and noise emissions at airports, is being carried out by composite researchers at the University...

  • Submitted on 13 Feb 2020

    The new edition of JEC Observer, the annual barometer of the global composites market, called “Overview of the global composites market in 2019-2024” will be launched at JEC World 2020. This exhaustive market study puts...

  • Submitted on 13 Feb 2020
    Trevor Starr

    Composites UK was sad to learn of the passing of Trevor Starr, one of its original founders, on 9th January 2020.

    Born in Stoke Newington on 16th October 1933, Trevor Fredrick Starr moved to Lancaster...

  • Submitted on 12 Feb 2020

    Ahead of the Composites in Rail conference, the organisers took the opportunity to gather industry insights from its expert speakers.

    Speakers Kai Steinbach, Marcus Walls-Bruck and Marcus Mayers from the 'Understanding and overcoming barriers to...

  • Submitted on 12 Feb 2020
    David Bailey, new CEO of Composites UK

    Composites UK is excited to announce that Dr David Bailey FRAeS is to join the Association as its new CEO.

    David brings with him a wealth of experience of advanced engineering, manufacturing, research & technology,...

  • Submitted on 11 Feb 2020

    Innovation forms an integral part of JEC World, which will feature four showcase areas exclusively dedicated to the latest composite innovations in the fields of Aero & Space, Construction and Infrastructure, Mobility, Sport, Lifestyle and...

  • Submitted on 11 Feb 2020

    Aircraft disinfection is a common and extensively used process used by airlines and private operators on a regular basis. Disinfection prevents passengers being infected by the growing number of viruses we hear about in the...


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