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2013-10-14 16:20:13

- 7,000 lbs. of composites to be recycled using techniques created for 787 Dreamliner SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and ORACLE TEAM USA, winner of the 34(th) America's Cup, are collaborating to recycle 7,000 pounds (about 3,175 kilograms) of carbon fiber of USA-71, a yacht built for the America's Cup campaign in 2003. The hull and mast of the racing yacht will be processed and repurposed, a first-of-its-kind effort for what will likely be the...

2013-10-03 23:18:51

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) Industry. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Industrial, Aerospace, and Recreation. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and...

2013-08-04 23:03:04

Casemachine, LLC manufactures automotive inspired smartphone accessories. The company has added the Sesto case to its successful iPhone 5 accessories lineup, which is a snap-on case with automotive PPG coating for dependable protection of the iPhone. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 The Sesto case is constructed of premium, highly impact elastic polymer. The case, though having a snap-on nature, is "guaranteed not to fall apart following accidental falls." The polymer perfectly...

2013-07-23 12:20:10

Toray Acquires 20 Percent Interest in PCC WIXOM, Mich., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plasan Carbon Composites (PCC), the leading supplier of carbon fiber solutions to the automotive industry and a subsidiary of composites solutions pioneer Plasan Sasa, Inc, today announced that it has partnered with Toray Industries to bring additional material and technology capabilities and solutions to its automotive and commercial customers. Toray, a global leader in organic synthetic chemistry,...

2013-07-03 23:19:05

Michelman has introduced Hydrolube fiber lubricants, a family of water-based emulsions used in fiber sizing formulations to lubricate and protect fiberglass, carbon fiber, natural and specialty fibers during forming, processing and post-processing. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Michelman has introduced Hydrolube fiber lubricants, a family of water-based emulsions used in fiber sizing formulations to lubricate and protect fiberglass, carbon fiber, natural and specialty fibers during...

2013-05-31 23:17:19

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Prepreg (Pre-impregnated Composite Fibers) markets. Global market for Prepreg is projected to reach 155 thousand metric tons by 2018, driven by increasing use in end-use markets such as aerospace, automotive, wind energy, defense and marine. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Follow us on LinkedIn - Prepregs are rapidly gaining prominence as the preferred material in a wide range of commercial applications driven...

2013-04-08 12:20:12

BORAS, Sweden, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique carbon fabric from Sweden, TeXtreme(R), could substantially reduce weight of existing aircraft and thereby enable significant savings in fuel costs for the airlines while contributing to a greener world. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/60636-teXtreme-carbon-fabric-airline-savings A conservative replacement of current traditional materials with TeXtreme(R)...

Electric Car That Is Light Yet Safe For City Streets
2013-01-30 14:25:11

Technische Universität München Can an electric vehicle be extremely light and safe at the same time? Researchers working on the Visio.M project aim to show that the answer is yes. Scientists as well engineers from Germany´s leading technology companies have teamed up to develop a Visionary Mobility concept car to meet tomorrow´s electromobility needs. They have chosen a sturdy monocoque body, state-of-the-art carbon fiber materials and a lightweight...

2012-12-12 12:20:35

SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the BMW Group signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research on carbon fiber recycling and share knowledge about carbon fiber materials and manufacturing. Boeing and BMW are both pioneering the use of carbon fiber in their products. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is made up of 50 percent carbon fiber material and BMW will introduce two vehicles with passenger compartments made of carbon fiber in 2013. Recycling...

2012-10-24 07:20:11

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After nearly a decade of research and development, Australian-based Carbon Revolution has taken the advantages of carbon fiber and exceeded all performance requirements and industry standards, to create and produce the world's first one-piece carbon fiber wheel. With unparalleled weight savings and all associated benefits determined through its own testing regime, as well as with major premium OEMs throughout Europe, Carbon Revolution...