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From couture to composites

Composites in Manufacturing hears about a project the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has undertaken with Antich and Sons, a fabric company that produces cloth for top fashion houses, such as Prada and Chanel.

Nanoscale materials for cutting emissions in aviation

Composite researchers at the AMRC are at the heart of a European-wide project to develop self-responsive aerospace composites that will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and production costs in the aviation sector as it works toward the goal of net zero by 2050.

Pioneering composite inspection technology

A vision inspection system using 3D modelling could save composite manufacturers valuable time and money by eliminating the manual inspection process of composite materials and parts, according to researchers at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

Ultralight wind turbine blade promising greener, cleaner energy

Technology adapted from the sailing industry has been used to develop an ultralight offshore wind turbine blade capable of producing more energy than conventional designs.

Weaving a way to fusion energy

A 3D woven composite component, capable of withstanding extreme temperatures inside a fusion nuclear reactor, is being developed at the AMRC in collaboration with the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA).

AMRC reinforces global partnership with Kordsa

A global player in the tyre and construction reinforcement markets has teamed up with the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to develop new advanced composite technologies.

AMRC prepares to go ultrasonic with arrival of new composite machine tool

Said to be the world's largest ultrasonic assisted machine tool, the DMU 340 G linear machine tool is coming to the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

BCP collaborates with the AMRC on reconfigurable floor structure

Working in conjunction with the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing, Bespoke Composite Panels (BCP) has manufactured a reconfigurable floor structure used to mount various robots and machinery.

AMRC signs agreement to develop novel composites for aerospace

The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has signed a collaborative research agreement with the National Research Council of Canada in a ceremony that took place at the Canadian High Commission in London.

AMRC and Rhodes Interform press on with new composite forming facility

Rhodes Interform, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, has recently completed the installation and testing of a ‘world class’ composite forming facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in the UK.