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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...

Composite materials return to Paris

As the long-awaited event of the global composites community, JEC World 2022 will bring together professionals from all backgrounds, eager to meet again in person in Paris from May 3 to 5. Indeed, JEC World remains the unmissable trade show dedicated to composite materials, and the industry’s most significant business event...

JEC Forum Italy, the event dedicated to composites also lands in Italy

JEC Group and Assocompositi, the Italian association of composite materials, are organizing JEC Forum Italy, the first event in Italy dedicated exclusively to composite materials in all their different applications, which will be held for the first time next year in Bologna, at the Bologna Congressi exhibition...

The Ineos Styrolution StyLight composites to Ensinger

Ensinger and Ineos Styrolution announced the joint agreement that Ensinger has acquired the StyLight thermoplastic composite materials business of Ineos Styrolution. The acquisition adds an exclusive SAN based product range to Ensinger’s comprehensive thermoplastic composite portfolio. SAN based products bring...

Joint venture for the Indian composite pultrusion market

A joint venture between the Kineco Group and Exel Composites creates a new composites design, engineering, and production company focused on serving the Indian market with pultruded composite solutions. The joint venture brings together two well-known names in the composites industries, creating a new company called Kineco Exel Composites India...

Ensinger commissions new prepreg facility

Ensinger Group has invested further in the field of composite materials: at the Cham site (Germany), a new facility has been commissioned for the production of thermoplastic prepregs. Ensinger range now encompasses thermoplastic, continuous fibre-reinforced semipregs and prepregs, organosheets and compression moulded composite plates from...

JEC World once more postponed: from March to June 2021

Due to the continued impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and after thorough consultation of clients and partners, the JEC World team announced that the next edition of JEC World is postponed from March 9 to 11 to June 1 to 3, 2021. With the growing concern among exhibitors and partners surrounding the critical situation...

Xecarb SL: a new family of super-light structural composites

Xecarb SL composites are the newest Xenia Materials family of carbon filled, super light structural compounds developed in partnership with Arkema. With a flexural modulus reaching 11000 MPa and a density equal to 1,00 g/cm3, the pioneer grade of this family was designed using Rilsan PA 11. This polymer is obtained from...