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  • Submitted on 25 Aug 2015
    Flexyfoam

    Cristex supplies the Flexyfoam range of PVC Foams, which the company says is a unique closed cell, cross linked polymer foam that combines high-stiffness and strength-to-weight ratios with superior toughness.

    The fine cell structure provides an...

  • Submitted on 25 Aug 2015
    Aerospace-grade panels

    TRB Lightweight Structures has released an aerospace-grade lightweight honeycomb composite panel designed for aerospace interior applications.

    Cellite 840 panels are manufactured from woven glass with a phenolic resin and a nomex honeycomb core. Available with a full...

  • Submitted on 17 Aug 2015
    Busch Equipment

    Labotek produces centralised materials supply systems for the plastics industry. These supply systems allow granulates and additives to be transported from silos via dryers to extruders, injection moulding machines and blow moulding machines distributed throughout a...

  • Submitted on 11 Aug 2015
    Pipex RICE

    Pipex px has announced its latest off-site manufacturing capabilities for corrosion resistant components in fibre-reinforced polyment composite materials (FRPs), with completion of its new Resin Infusion Centre of Excellence (RICE) factory building at its Plymouth, UK, headquarters.

    The...

  • Submitted on 10 Aug 2015
    The Diamond Building University of Sheffield

    In their quest to achieve ‘Excellence in Science’, Shimadzu and The University of Sheffield are working closely together, along with Oxford, Cambridge, Cardiff, Lancaster and St. Andrews Universities, to actively promote this core scientific philosophy...

  • Submitted on 6 Aug 2015

    JR Technology has provided the DolphiCam CF08 and CF16 ultrasound cameras to the Composite Engineering Department, University of Bristol and two other leading UK Universities.

    The DolphiCam is designed for NDT inspection of carbon-fibre reinforced...

  • Submitted on 5 Aug 2015

    This November sees Glasgow host an unmissable event for those operating in the composite industry. The International Conference on Lightweight Design of Marine Structures (LIMAS 2015) will see a well-balanced selection of papers from both academia...

  • Submitted on 4 Aug 2015
    Prodrive Milton Keynes

    Prodrive Composites has secured a £6 million growth capital investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF). The Milton Keynes based business has seen significant growth in the past two years with new significant contracts in...

  • Submitted on 3 Aug 2015
    FRP Bridge by Concrete Repairs Ltd

    Composites UK will be launching its Construction Sector Group (CSG) at the Construction Sector Showcase on 6th October at the Building Centre, London.

    The CSG will operate in a similar way to the Network Group...

  • Submitted on 30 Jul 2015

    Nylons (polyamides) are thermoplastic materials that are widely used in the automotive and other engineering industries because they offer beneficial properties like high impact strength, stiffness and ductility. Semi-crystalline variants such as nylon (PA) 6,6...

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