Month: August 2015


FAA to Review Flammability of Composites After Dreamliner Fire

The FAA is re-evaluating the flammability testing used to certify Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner after reports that the resins used in…

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Composites TV

Watch This Guy Make His Own Carbon Fibre Hydrofoil and Kiteboard

Watch this guys first attempt at making his own carbon fibre hydrofoil and board. From sanding, laminating and vacuuming the…

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Work Starts at Airbus on the Largest Carbon Fibre Wings in Civil Aviation

Airbus has announced that assembly has begun in Broughton, North Wales on the wings for the first Airbus A350–1000. The…

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Are BMW Working on Carbon Fibre Motorcycle Frames

Looks like BMW is transferring its carbon fibre knowledge from four wheels to two. according to Motorcycle news, the German…

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Business News

Teijin Opens New Technology Development Centre

Teijin has opened a new Technology Development Centre at its Matsuyama Factory in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan to serve as…

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Meggitt Acquires Cobham’s Advanced Composites Business

Meggitt has agreed to acquire the advanced composites businesses of Cobham plc for US$200 million Cobham develops and produces engineered…

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