JEC Composites Magazine

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JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 12

The En V. Fly Rods are the debut fishing rods made with Ekoa linen/bioresin prepregs and an evolution in the fly-fishing world: offering the action, a.k.a feel of traditional fiberglass with the fast recovery of graphite.The En. V Fly Rods takes advantage of Ekoa's low density to achieve the traditional feel of fiberglass with the fast recovery of...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

Zoltek Companies, Inc., a specialist in the production of low-cost industrial grade carbon fiber, has its PX35 carbon fiber featured on the new Uniti electric car currently making waves in Sweden. The new Uniti car, debuting on December 7th in Landskrona, Sweden, features an all carbon fiber body in place of a traditional metal design. By utilizing...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

Responsible handling of chemical substances has always been necessary for avoiding health risks.
This also holds true for isocyanate processing. Covestro is committed to continually improving the performance and safety of its products, and above all, to setting new standards in industrial hygiene.
Through continual improvements to the manufacturing...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

High-performance thermoplastic, carbon fiber reinforced technology to be added to the Hexcel product portfolio for commercial aerospace and space and defense applications.
Hexcel Corporation announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Aerospace & Defense (A&D) business of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM). OPM A&D...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

Recently, Pipistrel Asia-Pacific, the 4th company of Slovenia’s Pipistrel Group, well known for its lightweight aircrafts – including the new 2-seat electric trainer Pipistrel Alpha Electro, was established at the Chamber of Commerce in China’s Jurong city (Jiangsu province).The company is co-owned by Pipistrel Group’s chairman Ivo Boscarol (51%...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

Johns Manville, a manufacturer of continuous filament glass fiber, announced its operation in Waterville, Ohio, re-started a furnace with increased capacity this summer.JM’s new furnace in Waterville produces a broad portfolio of engineered products, such as continuous glass fibers for composites, building materials and engineered thermoplastic...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

CPS Technologies Corporation announces that a jointly-developed integrated armor solution incorporating CPS’ HybridTech Armor is now undergoing sea trials for a key U.S. Navy requirement.
After several years of joint development, with original funding from a Navy SBIR, prime contractor Kinetic Protection has delivered an integrated armor solution...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

With a weight savings of more than 50% versus plywood, these continuous-fiber reinforced thermoplastic sandwich panels offer boat manufacturers a lighter, more efficient alternative to traditional marine construction materials.Beyond weight reduction, Hammerhead panels can improve installation and labor productivity because they replace the typical...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 11

The companies have announced an innovation and product development partnership that will focus on increasing the performance and surface characteristics of basalt fibers and their use in high performance composites.
This partnership takes advantage of Michelman’s position as a sizing and surface treatment expert and leverages that expertise with...

JEC Composites Magazine

 •  December 8

FACC has increased its involvement in the Bombardier C Series by securing an order regarding the production of the rudders for the new short-haul jet of the Canadian aircraft manufacturer. FACC will fabricate the components in partnership with the Italian aerospace company Leonardo.The order is an important step towards the production of primary...