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Carbon Fibre

Energy Savings for Carbon Fibre Production

As of April 2019, the CRC Scheme (formerly known as the “Carbon Reduction Commitment”) finishes. This is a tax on carbon emissions for companies consuming over 6 Million kWhrs of energy per annum.

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Chomarat to Exhibit Woven and Multiaxial Carbon Fibre Reinforcements

Chomarat will exhibit its latest woven and multiaxial carbon fibre reinforcements at JEC World 2019. "Prepregs are used in the most demanding markets, such as aerospace or the automotive industry. Due to their high performance,...

McLaren Automotive Speaker Confirmed

On 26th February 2019, Luca Viadana, McLaren Automotive’s Head of Government Affairs and Programmes, will present the company’s composites technology centre at the Association’s Yorkshire SME Roadshow.

The McLaren Composites Technology Centre (MCTC) opened in...

Shape Develops New Process for High Volume Composite Part Manufacture

Shape says it has unlocked the key to high-volume composite part manufacture.

Recent improvements to the way in which thermoplastic carbon fibre parts are press moulded at Shape, has resulted in a significant reduction in...

Vitec Develops Manufacturing Process for Camera Tripod with Composite Integration

Vitec Production Solutions Division designs, manufactures and distributes technically advanced products which give broadcasters, film studios, video production companies and independent content creators total confidence in the production equipment they depend upon to capture and...

Netzsch Launch New Tool Mountable Sensor for CFRP Quality Control

Netzsch has launched a new in-mould process analytical tool as the next step for intelligent and robust composite manufacturing.

The new tool-mountable sensor controls the quality of carbon fibre parts during high-volume production. The performance...

Shape Machining Offer Carbon Fibre Preforms

Shape has been working with various customers who are looking to take advantage of the new and novel visual options that a ShapeTex preform can offer.

Shape Machining Ltd’s Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “With...

ELG Carbon Fibre and Sanko Gosei Formalise Technical Partnership

Following several years of close technical collaboration, ELG Carbon Fibre, a market leader in recycled carbon fibre materials, and Sanko Engineering and Tooling (SET) and Sanko Gosei UK (Sanko Gosei) have formalised their commercial partnership. ...

ELG Carbon Fibre will work with Land Rover BAR to Recycle and Reuse Carbon Fibre Products from America’s Cup Campaign

ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd (ELG) and Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) are working together to ensure that the carbon fibre process waste and end-of-use components from the team are recycled as far as possible,...

Co-Fibre is Now Available in the UK from Cristex

Lightweight construction, efficient use of resources and shorter cycle times are just some of the demanding requirements of the Composite Industry. In response, Co-Fibre® was introduced to the market by Cristex, providing the opportunity to...

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