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Carbon Fibre

EuCIA Announces Addition of New Carbon Fibre Data to Eco Impact Calculator

The European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) is pleased to announce the addition of new data for carbon fibres to its Eco Impact Calculator, the online tool which enables composites companies to calculate the environmental impact...

Sigmatex Launches Recycled Carbon Fibre Non-Woven Fabric

Sigmatex, a global leader in the design and manufacture of carbon fibre textiles to the Composites industry, is pleased to announce the launch of a recycled carbon fibre non-woven fabric to the market.

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Bindatex Celebrates 10-Year Partnership and 50 Tonnes of Multiaxial Carbon Fibre for Global Composites Reinforcement Manufacturer

Bindatex, a provider of composite precision slitting services, is celebrating 10 years of partnership and delivering 50 tonnes of multiaxial fabrics to a global composites reinforcement manufacturer. The specialist slitting service enables the manufacturer to...

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...

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