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Hexcel to supply Airbus helicopter composites
Friday, 23 June 2017

PARIS – Hexcel Corporation has been selected to supply composite materials for the new Airbus H160 helicopter. Hexcel will be providing reinforcements, prepregs, adhesives and honeycomb materials for the H160’s composite fuselage structure and main rotor blades.  Read More >>

 
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Welcome to Ecocomposites

The increasing replacement of metals and wood with composites is intrinsically environmentally responsible.
Composites allow structures to shed weight, and as a consequence have a big role to play in reducing both the use of petrochemicals and CO2 emissions
cross a wide range of end-use industries.

However, many other developments are taking place in the composites industry. They involve, for example, the development of natural and bio-based fibres and resins, along with cleaner and more efficient processes.
You?ll find all the news of this drive towards a greener tomorrow right here.

Adrian Wilson, editor


Wastewater recycling process launched for composites

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Polymer materials supplier Covestro – formerly Bayer Materials Science – is said to be testing an environmentally friendly process for recycling saline process wastewater in plastics production,...

Monforts to reveal advanced coating technology

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

Responding to the demand by the coating segment for composites and textile finishing, German machine builder A. Monforts Textilmaschinen will showcase its latest range of advanced coating machines at...


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UK opening for Cytec

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

article thumbnailCytec Industries has opened its new $13 million Application Centre in Heanor, UK, adjacent to its existing manufacturing and R&D sites.  This opening is a key milestone for Cytec in its strategy...

Victrex UK expansions

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

article thumbnailIn order to support identified ‘mega-programmes’ across the industrial and medical sectors, PAEK-based solutions provider Victrex will invest up to £15 million in further downstream...


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