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  • 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...

  • 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...


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