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Vehicle Testing Solutions for Ford and Profor-Wegner

Following the request from Ford and Profor-Wegner to design a new passenger dummy for vehicle testing, Indupol proposed a composite solution that provides great ergonomics and ensures test driver safety. The material solution was developed...

Creative Composites Showcase Components for Automotive and Rail at Advanced Engineering

Creative Composites will be exhibiting on Stand M110 at Advanced Engineering this week. The company will be showcasing components that serve a range of industries including automotive and rail, and are also presenting the advantages...

Haydale Receives Funding to Develop Graphene Composite Tooling and Automotive Body Panels

Haydale has been awarded a research and development grant from the Niche Vehicle Network to develop graphene enhanced composite tooling and graphene enhanced automotive body panels.

A grant of £249,600, of which Haydale will receive...

Evonik Nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award

Evonik was nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award from the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The specialty chemicals company was the only material manufacturer to finish third behind Continental and Toyoda Gosei, as...

Project 12 Collaborates with TCS on Key Automotive OEM Projects

Project 12 has been delighted to work closely with Total Composite Solutions (TCS), the UK partner of Microtex SRL, on Key Automotive OEM projects for bespoke carbon parts.

Microtex X4-160 clear cosmetic prepreg stood out...

IMechE Launch Vehicle Aerodynamics Event

Aerodynamics continues to make an increasing contribution to the performance and characteristics of passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorbikes, bicycles and also in motorsport. Not confined to absolute performance and energy use, customer demand for reduced...

X4-160 Prepreg Resin System Achieves Major Automotive OEM Environmental Accreditation

X4-160 high performance resin system offered by Total Composite Solutions (TCS), manufactured in Italy by Microtex, has exceeded the requirements of test standards PV1200, PV1300 and PV1300 2, often considered as some of the most...

Expanding Axon Automotive Moves to Bigger Factory

As part of a planned business expansion, Axon Automotive has recently moved from its start-up location in Wollaston to a significantly bigger 4180 sq. m (45,000 sq. ft) factory site on the Brackmills Industrial Estate,...

Scott Bader continues to expand in the Japanese Automotive Sector

Scott Bader is exhibiting it’s range of Crestabond® structural adhesives at the Automotive Lightweight Technologies Expo in Tokyo, Japan from 17th – 19th January 2018.

The Scott Bader stand will show their range of MMA...

ELG Carbon Fibre Introduces Cost Effective, Light Weighting Solutions to Japanese Auto Market

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd will be exhibiting for the first time at the Automotive World Show in Tokyo from the 17th-19th January.  The company will introduce the CARBISO™ range of recycled carbon fibre products for...

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