Norco Ltd have announced the opening of a new composite facility bespoke to Prepreg, Infusion & Epoxy FRP composite structures.
PRF Composite Materials’ new prepreg line will complete the latest phase in the company’s recent development and will complement their existing range of composite materials. The new prepreg line will manufacture at PRF’s headquarters in Poole, Dorset, UK and will be operational by the end of May 2013. With a capacity of over 1 million [...]
The Vestas Sailrocket team reached speeds of 59.23 knots (around 70mph) over the 500 metre course at Walvis Bay in Namibia.
3M Advanced Composites and TenCate Advanced Composites have announced that they will now jointly develop, market and sell a comprehensive portfolio of tooling resins and prepregs. The new products will be launched at SAMPE Tech next week. Subsequent products will include a high temperature bismaleimide (BMI) tooling prepreg developed by 3M and a high temperature [...]
Hexcel have officially opened an extension to its prepreg plant in Parla, Spain, doubling the capacity at the facility in order to support increasing build rates for the Airbus A350 XWB and legacy programmes. At a ceremony to mark the official opening, speeches were made by Hexcel President & COO, Nick Stanage, Rafael Gonzalez-Ripoll, Director [...]
Cytec has approved the restart of a carbon fibre manufacturing expansion project at the company’s South Carolina facility as well as a prepreg manufacturing expansion project at the company’s site in Texas. Both projects support growing demand for Cytec’s composite materials in the aerospace industry.
Gurit, has announced the launch of SparPreg featuring Airstream Technology at Wind Power 2012 in Atlanta.
Hexcel has opened an extension to its prepreg facility in Stade, Germany to increase plant capacity in order to support build rates for the Airbus A350 XWB and legacy programmes.
Hexcel Corporation and Web Industries have announced the signing of a long-term Supply Agreement.
Amber Composites have announced that prepreg with fabric made from sustainably-sourced woven flax is now available
At 607m tall the The recently inaugurated Makkah clock tower in Mecca, Saudi Arabia is the second tallest in the world. The top 200m of the tower is clad with over 40,000m² of advanced FRP composite panels, including the largest clocks in the world.