The latest composite materials constantly create new challenges for testing specialists, such as ZwickRoell. Composites in Manufacturing hears how the company is dealing with these often complex testing demands.
After a triumphant hosting of the UK Pavilion at JEC World Paris, Composites UK is already planning for the 2023 event and is looking to work with more regions and member companies to increase the UK’s presence further.
Composites in Manufacturing hears how the University of Nottingham has commissioned Slack & Parr’s precision metering technology as part of short fibre compression moulding solution for composite parts.
Motorsport subcontractor, GTR Composites starts finish-machining large carbon fibre components with the help of a Zimmermann 5-axis machining centre, installed at its facility by UK sales and service agent Kingsbury.
Software and cutting machine tool systems specialist, Lectra looks at the six best cutting room practices to improve environmental sustainability and productivity and how production engineers can make a difference.
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A recent study from tradeshow organisers Nineteen Group carried out for its forthcoming Manufacturing & Engineering Week event has shown that 78% of UK industrial companies are finding it either harder or much more complex than usual to find the employees they need.
Plataine, a leading provider of AI-based manufacturing optimisation solutions, has extended its cloud-based automated Digital Thread technology, to help manufacturers working with composite materials, mitigate current global supply chain challenges and improve on time delivery.
Manufacturing & Engineering Week, held at the Birmingham NEC, 8-9 June will be a celebration of British engineering, a two-day festival of innovation that will showcase the very best that UK industry has to offer, while also providing knowledge, inspiration and a touch of entertainment.
Global composites manufacturer and supplier, Dura Composites, has announced The Invicta Group as its newest distribution partner for its Glass Reinforced Polymer (GRP) walkway range within the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Solvay has announced an important addition to complement its broad portfolio of composite materials for the automotive industry: SolvaLite 714 Prepregs, a new-generation of unidirectional carbon-fibre and woven-fabric products pre-impregnated with SolvaLite 714 epoxy resin.
Voith Composites, Composites 4.0 leader and production centre of carbon fibre-reinforced composites in the Voith Group, has announced its intent to partner with V-Carbon, an advanced materials technology company that delivers sustainable carbon fibre material systems.
Engineers at the National Composites Centre (NCC), the UK’s centre of excellence for advanced composite applications, along with British SME partners B&M Longworth and Cygnet Texkimp, have successfully reclaimed continuous carbon fibres from a whole pressure vessel and re-used them to manufacture a new pressure vessel.