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  • Submitted on 14 May 2018
    Cristex - Smart Defect Control System

    Surface damage to non-crimp-fabrics has previously been difficult to identify with a high degree of precision. Cristex partner, SAERTEX recently developed a unique Defect Control System for multiaxial high-end-carbon-fibre fabrics, helping to improve the quality...

  • Submitted on 9 May 2018
    GALM Asia Logo

    The 3rd Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Asia Summit returns to Shanghai this year on 31st July- 1st August. Part of the widely renowned GALM series, the 2018 event will feature case studies on successful practical...

  • Submitted on 9 May 2018

    NetComposites will present CompIC (Composites in Construction), an international conference taking place 30th - 31st January 2019 at Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Abstracts are now being invited from potential speakers.

    The European CompIC edition...

  • Submitted on 8 May 2018

    Scott Bader has announced a Strategic Cooperation agreement with HK Research Corporation from Hickory, North Carolina, USA.

    Through this partnership, the companies plan to explore mutual interests in various markets, technologies and manufacturing areas to...

  • Submitted on 8 May 2018
    Augmented Reality

    Precision and speed are some of the most important features in optical coating. Modern vacuum solutions are a crucial part for the success and economic viability of manufacturing processes and analysis. Apart from vacuum components...

  • Submitted on 4 May 2018

    UK-based startup, Hummingbird Bike Company, sought to simplify multi-modal transportation away from the heavy, inconvenient sized and uncomfortable norm. Their quest led them to design a more compact and robust, composites-intensive folding bike. Made primarily...

  • Submitted on 2 May 2018

    At its Annual General Meeting held on 18th April, Composites UK announced its Board of Directors for 2018 – 2019.

    The Board comprises of 11 directors each serving a two-year term of office. All Directors...

  • Submitted on 2 May 2018
    Members of the AMRC’s Composite Centre and KraussMaffei in front of the bespoke KraussMaffei RimStar Compact High-Pressure Resin Transfer Moulding system

    The Composite Centre at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has announced its unique high-pressure RTM and composite press facility is now ready to host collaborative R&D projects with interested manufacturers from...

  • Submitted on 30 Apr 2018
    Image from 2017 Awards Dinner

    Composites UK officially opened the entry process for its 2018 Composites Industry Awards at its Annual Conference in Rotherham.

    As in previous years the eight categories are:

    • Innovation in composite design, materials and manufacturing.
    • ...
  • Submitted on 30 Apr 2018
    Intelicare Platon Press

    Intelicare Composites Division now boasts an impressive portfolio of equipment for R&D and production, encompassing composites RTM, forming and curing, all under one roof.

    This, the company says, provides the capability to supply individual products...


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