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Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

Bond-Laminates GmbH

Numerous manufacturers around the world are now offering continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite materials Read more

K 2019

Hexcel to exhibit at CAMX 2019

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At this year’s CAMX conference in Anaheim, California, US, Hexcel will promote its broad portfolio of composite innovations for aerospace and industrial applications. Read more

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New foam systems network founded

Scheunert/Lichtwerkedesign

Developing and combining new plastics processing technologies and foam systems, building innovative moulds and systems, making processes more economical and generating new applications are all goals for the newly founded ThiM network Read more

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Dieffenbacher at K 2019

Dieffenbacher

Companies that depend on the economical production of high-quality composite parts will find valuable advice and customised automated production plants at the Dieffenbacher booth at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

Victrex has the power to innovate with PEEK

Victrex

Pioneering PEEK polymer-based solutions for sustainable cross-industry success help customers to meet environmental, societal and business challenges Read more

K 2019

New compounds extend applications for bio-based thermoplastics

FKuR

FKuR will be showcasing its expanded portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for a growing range of applications including packaging, consumer products, sporting goods and technical parts at K 2019. Read more

K 2019

AREVO to debut CF unibody bike frame and rim at Eurobike 2019

AREVO

AREVO, the Silicon Valley company redefining global composites manufacturing through digitalisation, will display the world’s first 3D-printed carbon fibre unibody production bike frame in the stand of manufacturing partner Oechsler AG Read more

materials

BASF and Toray bringing new tape to automotive industry

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Toray Advanced Composites and BASF have signed a manufacturing and supply agreement focused on the production of CFRT tapes for the automotive and industrial markets. Read more

materials

TPCE demand benefits as metal substitutes grow

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The thermoplastic copolyester elastomers market witnessed moderate growth in 2018, with demand surpassing 170,000 tonnes, according to a study by Ireland-based market intelligence company Fact.MR. Read more

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Victrex awarded quality standard for gears

Victrex

Victrex, a UK-based leader in high-performance PEEK and PAEK polymer solutions, has achieved a new milestone for its automotive offerings. Read more

K 2019

Thermoplastic films market growth driven by increasing aesthetics demand

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Thermoplastic films are thin laminate films produced from thermoplastic materials such as PVC, PET and PP through processes such as calendaring and extrusion. Read more

materials

Dr Ashlee Jahnke, Head of Research at Teysha Technologies

Teysha Technologies

The science of solving the ‘plastic problem’: Creating a palatable journey from petrochemicals to bioplastics

Dr Ashlee Jahnke, Head of Research at Teysha Technologies, explains how the company has developed a polymer platform that uses natural building blocks, which may offer a palatable journey from petrochemicals to bioplastics. Read more

5 Aug 2019 11:09 guest blogs

Covestro

Covestro

Covestro is further developing its offerings and capabilities in continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites in response to market trends and growing demand. Read more

machinery

Innovation with adhesion compound from KRAIBURG TPE

2019 KRAIBURG TPE

KRAIBURG TPE offers a broad range of thermoplastic elastomers for interior and exterior applications, as well as applications for engine compartments and power trains of motor vehicles. Read more

materials

Hot plate welding convinces due to its very high level of weld quality

Greiner Assistec

Greiner Assistec is more than a producer of custom plastic parts and assemblies – the plastics experts’ portfolio also includes finishing the products on an individual basis. Read more

machinery

HAICoPAS targets carbon thermoplastic composite structures solutions

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Hexcel, Arkema and their partners have announced that their joint collaborative project HAICoPAS has received approval from Bpifrance and a grant of €6m. Read more

materials

Plastic-concrete hybrid will enable floating wind farms

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The FLOTANT project is developing a plastic-concrete hybrid system to improve the buoyancy of wind turbines, as well as materials that are more lightweight and resistant to the marine environment. Read more

materials

Polykemi prepares for an electric future

Polykemi

Based in Ystad, Sweden, Polykemi has for more than 50 years successfully developed and produced customer adapted thermoplastic compounds for the automotive industry, among others. Read more

materials

Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

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Large, lightweight and torsionally stiff

Tepex dynalite continuous-fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composite sheets from specialty chemicals company LANXESS can be used to manufacture even large, highly integrated structural components for automotive lightweight design. Read more

9 Jul 2019 10:02 guest blogs

high-performance thermoplastic HONEYCOMB

EconCore

EconCore’s HPT honeycomb cores are more than just versatile, efficient and durable, they are a physics-based (rather than a nature-based) solution, according to the award-winning honeycomb sandwich material producer’s CEO Dr Jochen Pflug. Read more

materials

  • Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

    Bond-Laminates GmbH

    Tepex added to CAMPUSplastics database

  • Hexcel to exhibit at CAMX 2019

    via Shutterstock

    Hexcel to exhibit at CAMX 2019

  • New foam systems network founded

    Scheunert/Lichtwerkedesign

    New foam systems network founded

    (L-R): Sebastian Schmidhuber (KraussMaffei); Dr Erwin Bürkle; Mathias Lindemann; and Dr Michael Krahl (ILK-TU Dresden)

  • Dieffenbacher at K 2019

    Dieffenbacher

    Dieffenbacher at K 2019

  • AREVO to debut CF unibody bike frame and rim at Eurobike 2019

    AREVO

    AREVO to debut CF unibody bike frame and rim at Eurobike 2019

  • EconCore from Leuven, Belgium, has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels.

    MEAF

    EconCore from Leuven, Belgium, has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels.

    EconCore from Leuven, Belgium, has chosen the high-speed, energy-efficient MEAF 50-H34 extruder for its trial production of recycled PET ThermHex honeycomb sandwich panels.

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