Composites - news on Plastech
Glass and carbon fibre reinforced plastics are in demand when lightweight and forward-looking solutions are called for. This trend towards lightweight construction is currently one of the strongest drivers for the Composites industry.
Velox GmbH, solution provider for the plastics, composites, additives, rubber, paints and coatings industries, will be showcasing its latest products at this year's Fakuma.
Evonik is investing a double-digit million euro amount in the construction of a new multi-purpose facility at its Geesthacht location in Northern Germany, 30 kilometers outside the city of Hamburg.
New trends in healthcare materials and manufacturing of medical devices demand new adhesive solutions. Henkel is addressing these challenges with a wide range of innovative product solutions.
The next Fakuma show for the plastics processing industry is just around the corner, and materials supplier Elix Polymers is readying its offering.
Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites (CFRTP) by introducing Maezio as brand name.
They are hidden in canoes, golf and hockey clubs, in racing bikes, yacht hulls and even swimsuits: fibre composites made inroads into the sports industry a long time ago and have virtually revolutionised it in some areas.
More than 1.000 guests invited by Erema made their way to Ansfelden, Austria, for the Discovery Days 2018 from 27 to 29 June. Well-known companies from the plastics sector, such as Borealis, Engel, Greiner, Haidlmair and Henkel gave participants an insight into their view of working with plastics in a sustainable way.
In September 2018 the world’s first facility for POAL recycling will be in operation to produce Ecoallene.
BMW and SGL, Ford and DowAksa, Hyundai and Hyosung - these are just some of the examples of the close cooperations between major automotive enterprises and firms in the composites sector for putting innovative new applications into practice.
Electric vehicles are gaining ground in China - bringing with them innovative lightweight construction technologies. At Chinaplas 2018 ENGEL will present its composite expertise to a Chinese audience for the first time with a special Expert Corner.
SABIC launches new UDMAX thermoplastic composite tape featuring high strength for pipe and pressure vessel reinforcement.