Making the best of test

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.
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A triumphant return to JEC World

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.
13 hours ago Features

Pumped-up precision!

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.
13 hours ago Features

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Forged from carbon

Easy Composites investigates the mechanical performance of ‘forged’ carbon fibre components. Composites in Manufacturing reports.
13 hours ago Features

The manufacturing revolution is here!

According to Airborne’s business development manager, Jamie Snudden, the ethos surrounding automation must change - if manufacturing is going to meet future sustainability demands.
13 hours ago Features

The best all-round experience

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.
13 hours ago Features

Going green in the automotive cutting room

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.
13 hours ago Features

The grand designs of curves and lines

Composites in Manufacturing hears how Loop Technology is trailblazing the path of high rate, large scale preforming for the production of composite structures - from raw material in, to preform out.
13 hours ago Features

A champion of change

Developed by Farnborough International, its Aerospace Global Forum (AGF) will set out to pioneer change across global industries for the very first time.
13 hours ago Features

M&E Week organisers unveil new skills survey

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.
3 days ago News

Plataine extends its digital thread technology

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.
1 week ago News

New event all set to inspire, inform and entertain

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.
1 week ago News

Dura Composites forms Middle East distributor partnership

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.
1 week ago News

Solvay expands Solvalite portfolio

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.
2 weeks ago News

Voith Composites and V-Carbon partner

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.
2 weeks ago News

Reclaimed continuous carbon fibres successfully recycled

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.
2 weeks ago News

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