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Tufcot Provide Heave Compensators for Turret Anchoring

One of the many issues with traditional spherical arrangements on heave compensators is that they can be very difficult to reach for standard servicing and maintenance. Due to the harsh nature of the environment, traditional...

Showcase your Innovation at Advanced Engineering 2019

Advanced Engineering is on the lookout for start-ups to showcase their inventions as part of its innovation zone. As the UK’s largest annual exhibition for manufacturers and supply chain professionals, the Enabling Innovation Zone will...

Tufcot's Plans for Growth in 2019

Tufcot has already had an excellent start to 2019, with the Tufcot Christmas Sale proving a success for many customers, allowing them to have either a 5% or 10% discount on orders placed for shipment...

Final Places for Fire Performance Event

Limited delegate places remain at the Fire Performance of FRP Composites event being organised by Composites UK on 29th January 2019.

The event, supported by the National Composites Centre, will be held at the Fire...

Composites Evolution Unveils Innovative Hybrid Composite Tooling System

An innovative hybrid composite tooling system, developed by Composites Evolution, utilises the benefits of flax fibre reinforcements to reduce the cost of carbon-epoxy mould tools.

Currently, when moulding carbon fibre composites in an autoclave, it...

TRB, Codem Composites and iMet Launch New Composite Apprenticeship

iMET has opened its doors to welcome the first cohort of Composite Technician Apprentices at its new multi-million pound Advanced Training facility at Alconbury Weald.

The new Composites Apprenticeship has been developed through the close...

Tooling Identified as Key Development Area

Tooling has been identified as one of the key areas for the development of the UK composites supply chain, initially through the Composites Leadership Forum (CLF) Automotive groups’ work with the Automotive Council on light-weighting...

Group Rhodes Installs Composite Forming Facility at AMRC

Rhodes Interform, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, has recently completed the installation and testing of a composite forming facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

The AMRC’s...

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...

Norco Complete Composite Metal Finish for Prestigious Architectural Canopies

Dorset-based Norco Composites has successfully completed the construction of 3 architecturally-challenging canopies, manufactured using a unique composite metal, that are to be installed on the flagship new One Blackfriars residential development in central London.

The...

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