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  • 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...

  • Submitted on 30 Jun 2015
    Surface Generation Multiplexing

    Surface Generation has unveiled its new Multiplexing compression moulding technology for high-volume manufacturing that it says dramatically improves throughput. Parts taking more than six minutes using traditional compression moulding can now be produced in two minutes...

  • Submitted on 26 Jun 2015
    Chris Lever of Bindatex

    Bindatex, a specialist in the precision cutting of composite materials, is on course to achieve record turnover in 2015, after another year of strong growth.

    Based in the North West of the Uk, Bindatex says it...

  • Submitted on 26 Jun 2015
    TenCate Clean Room

    TRB Lightweight Structures has successfully gained AS9100 (BS EN 9100) aerospace accreditation, adding to the IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) and ISO 9001 certifications already in place.

    S9100 is the industry-recognized standard of quality and...

  • Submitted on 24 Jun 2015
    Mick Welham, Pultrex

    Pultrex has recently commissioned a new pultrusion machine at its facility in Manningtree, Essex. This is the sixth pultrusion machine line at its 24-hour production facility.

    The company says that the Pultrex Px1000-12T will be capable of...

  • Submitted on 22 Jun 2015

    JETCAM has formed a technology partnership with laser projection company Assembly Guidance. The move is aimed at providing mutual customers with an integrated, seamless solution from the company’s CrossTrack composite manufacturing software.

    Working with Assembly Guidance,...

  • Submitted on 19 Jun 2015
    Carbon fibre sled

    Original article published in Engineering Materials. Used here with permission.

    Article by Justin Cunningham

    Composite materials are used in arguably the most exciting engineering projects on the planet, from Formula One cars to...


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