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Catapult Centres Come Together in ReDisCoveR to Solve End-of-Life for Composites Issues

ReDisCoveR is a High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) Large Transformational Project (LTP) looking to combine the expertise of the HVMC centres to work towards building a community around the major challenges faced by composites at...

New Joint Project Between Wind and Chemical Industry to Advance Wind Turbine Recycling

EUCIA, Cefic (European Chemical Industry Council) and WindEurope (European Association for wind energy) have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades.

In 2018 wind energy supplied 14%...

AMRC works with Prodrive to Accelerate Composites Recycling Challenge

One of the most respected and successful names in motorsport is working with lightweighting and materials researchers at the AMRC to advance its processes for manufacturing recyclable composite components that extend useful lifetimes and reduce...

New Study on the Circular Economy of FRPs

Composites UK, Scott Bader and Renuables, with funding support from the National Composites Centre and Innovate UK, have collaborated on a new report detailing the best way forward for disposal/recycling of waste fibre reinforced polymer...

Dig Deep into Recycling and Sustainability at the GOCarbonFibre 2018

The pre-conference workshop for this October's GOCarbonFibre, focusing on recycling and sustainability, will provide attendees with in-depth insights and updates on this important topic and is a must-attend for anyone working within the carbon fibre...

How Adopting Circular Economy Principles helped Techlan go from Strength to Strength

Techlan has researched, developed and patented an innovative process to remove contamination from high value silicon coated paper from the manufacture of resin materials used in the aerospace and the wind energy sectors, which was...

Revaluetech have Plastic Recycling Breakthrough to Safeguard and Nurture the Environment

Ten years of research and development has led to a recycling process capable of making a wide range of heavy-duty composite products, in place of tropical hardwood, creosote treated softwood and concrete, using plastic packaging...

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,...

Composites UK to Launch Sustainability Sub Group

Composites UK will officially launch its new sustainability sub group on 3rd October with an event held at Scott Bader’s premises in Northampton on the subject of ‘A Sustainable Future for Composites’.

The sub group,...

ELG Carbon Fibre joins IACMI as plans towards opening of US recycling plant accelerate

ELG Carbon Fibre has joined IACMI - The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation. The affiliation will increase ELG Carbon Fibre’s engagement with end users and a variety of development projects, allowing the company to...

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