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Tooling

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...

AMRC Prepares to go Ultrasonic with Arrival of New Composite Machine Tool

The world's largest ultrasonic assisted machine tool is coming to the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, which it says will cement the AMRC’s reputation for world-leading research capabilities in composite machining.

The £1.8m...

Sharp & Tappin Compcut 200 Saw Revolutionizes Specimen Production at SHD Composites

Sharp & Tappin has recently installed and commissioned one of its new Compcut 200 advanced composite saws into SHD Composites in Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

The company says it has long enjoyed an enviable reputation for developing...

Total Composite Solutions Launch Lower Cost High-Performance Tooling Prepreg System to the Composite Market

Total Composite Solutions (TCS) Ltd is pleased to offer a wide range of high quality prepegs, many of which are held in stock for next day delivery to the UK market. New to the market,...

MPM Takes Home Two Golds at Prestigious Regional Business Awards

MPM, a Leeds-based manufacturer of composite and GRP tooling and products, has been crowned a regional manufacturing champion at this year’s prestigious EEF Future Manufacturing Awards.

MPM, which employs 34 staff walked away with the...

Tooling R&D Programme Bears Fruit in the Satellite Communication Market for Norco Composites

A continuous three-year R&D tooling programme conducted by Norco Composites and CNC specialists MouldCAM, has resulted in a successful project that demonstrates an industry-leading position for Norco.

A new Ø2.4m diameter dish was measured to...

Global Tooling Company Enters UK Composites Market

Dimar Tooling is entering the UK composites market by launching what it calls an exciting range of products specifically designed for composite materials.

The experience the company has gained over the last 50 years, especially...

PRF Composite Materials Launches New Tooling Prepreg Systems

PRF Composite Materials has launched its new RP-801 and RP-802 tooling prepreg systems. Developed in-house, PRF says these high quality systems offer flexibility for customers looking for a more suitable tooling solution.

Whilst RP-801 offers a...

JR Technologies Develops Innovative Solution to the Repair Airbus A350XWB-1000 Wing Spar Tool

JR Technologies (JRTL) has helped develop an innovative solution to the repair of tools needed to make the Airbus A350XWB-1000 rear wing spar sections, manufactured by GKN Aerospace.

The partnership between JRTL, Composite Tooling & Engineering...

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