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  • 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...

  • Submitted on 30 Jul 2015
    Lamplas production

    Composites UK is working to standardise the training guidelines associated with composite manufacturing processes to enable companies to take control of employee skills sets.

    The Composites Assured Practitioner (CAP) Scheme is currently in its pilot phase...

  • Submitted on 21 Jul 2015
    OAS New Website

    Oxford Advanced Surfaces (OAS) has just launched its brand new website. The company says it is easier to navigate, clearer to read and contains useful and relevant content such as topical blog articles.

    Sarah Vickers,...

  • Submitted on 16 Jul 2015

    Trade Associations Composites UK and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have formed a strategic partnership to bring a new seminar to the composites and plastics arena - ‘Thermoplastic Composites 2015’.

    The event takes place at...

  • Submitted on 8 Jul 2015
    Blackman and White cutting machine at Formaplex

    To cope with increased demand for high quality composite components Formaplex has just installed a new Blackman and White Genesis high speed automated CNC cutting machine.

    The Hampshire-based manufacturing group employs over 300 staff across 3...

  • Submitted on 7 Jul 2015
    Formaplex Facility

    Formaplex has secured its third major certification this year, gaining the AS9100C accreditation for manufacturing and machining composite components for aerospace, defence and space industries.

    The company says that achieving the AS9100C accreditation will increase the...

  • Submitted on 6 Jul 2015

    As part of its successful sector showcase series, Composites UK is focussing on construction for the next one of these events.

    Over recent years, the use of fibre-reinforced polymer composites (FRPs) in the construction industry...

  • Submitted on 3 Jul 2015
    UKFlowtechnik Richard Price

    UK Flowtechnik is celebrating its continued high growth with a forecast of a 54% increase in turnover for 2015. It says that this has been delivered via a greatly expanded range of products, particularly specialist flow...

  • Submitted on 1 Jul 2015

    The first events will highlight support opportunities for composites growth in the North West, East Midlands and Scotland.

    Presentations are planned from European, national and regional bodies such as UKTI, European Enterprise Network, Scottish Enterprise,...

  • Submitted on 1 Jul 2015
    UKTI Ben Ainslie Racing

    UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is hosting an event focusing on advanced materials in association with Ben Ainslie Racing as they compete in the America’s Cup World Series. The event will take place in Gothenburg between 27...


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