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Direct resin infusion system to speed up wind turbine blades manufacture

A company of Cannon Group, Cannon Afros has developed an innovative direct infusion system for faster processing of epoxy and polyurethane (PU) resin systems for the manufacturing of wind turbine rotor blades. Rotor blades are typically made of fiberglass reinforced resin through vacuum infusion technology. They are the...

Thermoplastic composite aircraft sidewall panels using recycled carbon fibre

The company of the Cannon Group, Cannon Ergos, is working with Boeing on moulding trials for the feasibility of using recycled carbon fibre (rCF) for the fabrication of aircraft cabin interior sidewall panels. The recovery and reuse of carbon fibre waste during production processes and end-of-life applications, such as...

Dino Sandretto has died

Dino Sandretto has died at the age of 95 years old. Alongside his brother, Modesto (who died in 2004), Sandretto founded the company Sandretto in 1946, that was destined to become one of the leading manufacturers of injection moulding machines in the immediate aftermath of World War II, bringing global fame to Pont Canavese...

Mourning in the polyurethane industry

Cannon Group announced the passing of Carlo Fiorentini on March 3, 2022, at the age of 91. Carlo Fiorentini was born in Bologna (Italy) in 1930 and graduated with a degree in industrial engineering chemistry at the prestigious university of his city. After gaining significant professional experience at Rhodiatoce and Grace, he was appointed...

Dosing of polyurethane elastomers with integrated degassing

A company of Cannon Group, Cannon Afros has introduced B-Cast, an innovative new dosing unit addressing the needs of PU casting elastomers. B-Cast integrates Cannon’s proprietary technologies including - but not limited to - thin-film degassing, and eco-cleaner for solvent recycle, and can easily be configured to customers’ specific...

“Talking head” for processing polyurethane

At Utech 2021, Cannon, a market leader in technologies for the processing of polyurethanes (PU) and urethane elastomers, displayed its innovative Free Pouring Laminar (FPL) SR L-shaped high-pressure mixing head reconfigured to accommodate more than 30 sensors to monitor processing performance during its life cycle...