Composites - news on Plastech
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.
A new development in core material technology from Evonik Industries, Essen, will make its debut at JEC World 2018 in Paris.
Mondi, international packaging and paper Group, has developed a fully-recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock that is perfect for integration into existing recycling schemes.
Solvay has signed an agreement with Boeing for the supply of advanced composites and adhesives in support of the 777X airplane production.
“Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)