Composites

Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites enhance medical components.
Composites

Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Composites enhance medical components.

Stock shapes made using chemical-resistant and radiolucent TECATEC series consist of thermoplastic matrix and woven fabric of carbon fiber bundles. TECATEC PEEK CW50 is manufactured using matrix polymer VICTREX® PEEK(TM), which is then compressed with laminated woven carbon fabric mats. Also available, TECATEC PEKK CW60 consists of polyetherketoneketone matrix (PEKK) laminated with 60%...

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Composites

Advanced Composite Group Ltd. and Integran Technologies Win JEC 2011 Composite Innovation Award - Equipment Category

Advanced Composites Group Ltd. (ACG), part of Umeco Composites Structural Materials (UCSM) - a Division of Umeco plc, along with Integran Technologies Inc., a world leader in Nanovate" nanometal materials, have won the JEC 2011 Composite Innovation Award - Equipment Category for Carbovar - Nanovate -NV surface composite tooling. The innovation combines the hardness, durability and damage...

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Composites

Yonex to Introduce Next Generation Golf Clubs and Racquets Using Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. Technology

New Carbon Nanotube Composite Jointly Developed With Japanese Sporting Goods Giant, Yonex, to be Used in New Line of Sporting Goods Products AUSTIN, Texas -- Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:APNT) is pleased to announce that it has developed a new nanotechnology carbon composite material in partnership with Japanese sporting goods giant, Yonex. The new material, called Nanopreme(TM) by...

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Seating

BASF Develops Innovative Structural Technology for Automotive Seating

WYANDOTTE, MI - Combine innovative materials, development processes and partners-and a healthy dose of hard work-and you might just end up with an innovative application. That is precisely what happened when BASF turned its focus to automotive seating. Result: the first highly styled seating to incorporate a material-saving, weight-saving thermoplastic seat back frame. BASF, an experienced...

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Composites

Ballistic Composite Materials suit body and vehicle armor.

Designed to lighten load of soldiers and vehicles, Spectra Shield® II SR 3136 and SR 3137 withstand variety of threats, including armor-piercing rounds, improvised explosive devices, and explosively formed projectiles. Composite materials incorporate Spectra® fiber, which is made from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene using gelspinning process. In addition to chemical, water,...

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Composites

Nano Graphene Platelets exhibit optimal thinness, strength.

Available in 0.5% water or solvent dispersion for processing flexibility, single-layer graphene oxide measures 0.34-1.0 nm thick and is nearly transparent at visible light wave. It can be used to improve thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties of polymers and composites. Material also enhances energy and power density in batteries and supercapacitors. Average X/Y dimensions based on light...

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Cray Valley Resins and HFG Technology Make Electric Buses Lighter
Resins

Cray Valley Resins and HFG Technology Make Electric Buses Lighter

Electric vehicles are intensively investigated all around the world to lower big city air pollution. To this purpose, the Korean company HFG developed an electric bus in cooperation with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., at the request of Seoul city. The first electric non-step bus starts to run the 24th of June 2010 and 15 buses are expected to run in November 2010. The battery system offers to run...

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QinetiQ's Zephyr Solar-Powered UAV Shatters Flight Endurance Record Using Advanced Composites Group's MTM®45-1 Prepregs
Resins

QinetiQ's Zephyr Solar-Powered UAV Shatters Flight Endurance Record Using Advanced Composites Group's MTM®45-1 Prepregs

MTM®45-1 epoxy resin based carbon fibre prepregs manufactured by Advanced Composites Group (ACG), a member of Umeco Composites Structural Materials (UCSM) - a Division of Umeco plc, have been used in a number of formats by QinetiQ to manufacture the wing and fuselage frames for its record-breaking Zephyr solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Hand launched by a small team, QinetiQ's...

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Airtech Advanced Materials Group Introduces the NEW Securlon® L-750 Multi-Layer Bagging Film
Miscellaneous Film

Airtech Advanced Materials Group Introduces the NEW Securlon® L-750 Multi-Layer Bagging Film

Huntington Beach, CA - Securlon® L-750 is a multi-layer bagging film designed for low cost commercial, marine, wind energy and low temperature applications. Benefits include: o Offers improved performance in low humidity conditions for ease of use. o Available in multiple mil thicknesses, roll widths, and lengths for use in multiple processes and applications. o Widths available up to 7.1...

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Sintering Services

Victrex Polymer Solutions Showcases High Performance Materials Innovations at K-Show 2010

HOFHEIM, GERMANY - Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world's leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, will showcase its material innovations at K-Show 2010 (Hall 05/Booth D11) in Dusseldorf, Germany. Victrex will highlight a number of new products and technology solutions in areas such as composites, laser sintering, wear reduction, films and coatings. Victrex will introduce...

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Tekna Manufacturing LLC Announces NFPA 99 Compliant Model 7200 Multiplace Chamber
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Tekna Manufacturing LLC Announces NFPA 99 Compliant Model 7200 Multiplace Chamber

Tekna is a leader in Monoplace and Multiplace Hyperbaric Chambers for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), offering products that set the standard for quality and innovation. Our new 7200 series of multiplace chambers is a state-of-the-art system that integrates advanced engineering with a plethora of features and options making it the industry's premier HBOT system. To learn more, see our video.

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