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Solvay has announced the launch of a new carbon fibre production line at its U.S. Piedmont Facility in South Carolina. The new production line is set to double production capacity ...
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PolyOne has announced the acquisition of two specialty businesses from Gordon Holdings. The acquired businesses design and produce lightweight, high-performance solutions, using advanced composite technology. Bolstering PolyOne’s existing portfolio of ...
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Facebook has announced that its Aquila carbon fibre drone, which has been created to beam internet from the sky to ...
Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 26th 2016: Solar Impulse successfully landed in Abu Dhabi with Bertrand Piccard at the controls, completing the last leg of the Round-The-World journey. Departed from Abu Dhabi on march 9th 2015, the Round-the-World Solar Flight took more than 500 flight hours and covered 40í000 km. Swiss founders and pilots, Bertrand Piccard and AndrÈ Borschberg aim to demonstrate how pioneering spirit, innovation and clean technologies can change the world. The duo took turns flying Solar Impulse 2, changing at each stop and will fly over the Arabian Sea, to India, to Myanmar, to China, across the Pacific Ocean, to the United States, over the Atlantic Ocean to Southern Europe or Northern Africa before finishing the journey by returning to the initial departure point.

The Solar Impulse 2 plane has completed its trip around the world by landing back ...
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First customer of new Mubadala-Solvay joint venture will use carbon fibre material for 777X floor ...

Automotive

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The world’s first car made with graphene in its bodywork was at an exhibition to highlight the future technology of ...
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The use of composite materials in the structure of a vehicles chassis can reduce weight ...
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The fifth generation of the Mazada MX–5 won’t be available before 2021, but the popular ...

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Mini Robots Build New Structures From Carbon Fibre

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Computational Design have created a new construction method using small robots. University of Stuttgart graduate Maria Yablonina developed a carbon-fibre fabrication process ...
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Facebook’s Internet Broadcasting Drone Takes Flight

Facebook has announced that its Aquila carbon fibre drone, which has been created to beam internet from the sky to the ground has recently completed it’s first full-scale test flight. ...

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