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JEC Europe 2014: Dow to showcase composite system developments

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | Permalink

A combination of Dow’s epoxy and polyurethane chemistry and carbon fiber and derivatives technology at its joint venture DowAksa  ( (Istanbul, Turkey)  reportedly enable efficient fabrication of stronger, lightweight and more durable composites. To find out more, visit stand K 19/25, hall 7.3 at the JEC Europe 2014 Composites Exhibition in Paris, March 11-13. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  carbon composite epoxy matrix automotive polyurethane filament winding pressure vessels wind turbines read more

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Brand new prototyping line boosts biocomposites

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 | Permalink

BASF is gearing up a plant in its R&D center in Wyandotte, MI  to demonstrate the technical and economic advantages of an innovative biocomposite process. A web of  woven kenaf fiber was impregnated with foamed water-based Acrodur acrylic latex binder resin and then immediately run through a radio-frequency dryer in a tour of the new line today for Tier One and Tier Two engineers.  The tour was the opening event in the 13th annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition being held this year at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  BASF Biocomposite read more

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Automated production of lightweight CFRP engine hood in 15 minutes

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 | Permalink

The Composites Europe 2013 show in Stuttgart, Germany, this September 17-19 is set to feature many innovations, among the a new gap impregnation unit with innovative mold technology that will enable the automated manufacture of a vehicle engine hood made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in just 15 minutes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – September 2013 Keywords:  composite hood IKV read more

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Composites, metals see lighter future together

Friday, September 6th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites “The Farmer and the Cowman Shall Be Friends” is one of the memorable songs from the Rogers and Hammerstein classic musical “Oklahoma.” It seems like a plastics-industry version may be playing out next week at the 13th annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE), organized by the Automotive and Composites Divisions of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). It will be held Sept. 11-13 at The Diamond Banquet & Conference Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace, in Novi, MI. read more

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DuPont renews push into automotive thermoplastic composites

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 | Permalink

DuPont is making a new push into thermoplastic composites as part of its global strategy to develop technologies that reduce emphasis on fossil fuels, corporate officials said in interviews at the company’s Chestnut Run complex in Delaware last week. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  DuPont composites K 2013 read more

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