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  • 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...

  • Submitted on 9 Jun 2015
    Delegates at the CiC Event in April

    On 29 April 2015 the 31 UK partner companies involved with the Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC) welcomed over 100 delegates to Warwick Manufacturing Group where they showcased project updates through presentations and exhibition displays.

    The...

  • Submitted on 29 May 2015
    Peter Snape from Altair presenting at the Automotive Showcase

    The month of May 2015 saw Composites UK achieve a record number of delegate registrations at its Annual Conference and Automotive Sector Showcase events.

    The Annual Conference, held on 13 May at Warwick Manufacturing Group’s...

  • Submitted on 26 May 2015
    New press at Creative Composites

    Creative Composites has recently commissioned a new compression moulding press at its manufacturing facility in Northern Ireland. The machine will be the company’s fourth compression moulding press.

    The press will generate 1,500T of moulding pressure and will...

  • Submitted on 15 May 2015
    Prodrive

    Prodrive Composites has won projects worth more than £5 million on four new British sports cars.  The cars will be built in the UK by three different vehicle manufacturers and Prodrive will supply a range...

  • Submitted on 11 May 2015

    Araldite composite resins from Huntsman Advanced Materials have been used by Nägeli Swiss to develop a trumpet bell that is set to revolutionise the music industry.

    Nägeli Swiss is an established innovator in the processing of advanced...

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