RECOTRANS Project Focuses on Composites for Transportation

Published: 28th November 2017

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, is coordinating the European project RECOTRANS, which aims to develop efficient and sustainable manufacturing methods that will enable the large-series manufacturing of composite materials for applications in vehicles, trains and trucks. The project will focus on lightweight, high-quality hybrid structures made of thermoplastic composite and metal with lower manufacturing costs. […]

Orro’s Terra C Bike Features Hybrid Carbon Fibre Textile

Published: 4th July 2017

Orro has released its new Terra C model road bike, which features sigmaIF, a combination of Innegra and Sigmatex carbon fibres, to produce a completely redesigned frame. Orro’s mission is to create the best and most stylish bikes for serious riders. The Terra C is one of several bikes in the Orro range that feature […]

Williams Grand Prix Engineering Chief Composite Engineer Confirmed for Multicomp Conference Panel

Published: 17th May 2017

Brian O’Rourke, Chief Composites Engineer at Williams Grand Prix Engineering, has been confirmed as a panel member for Multicomp 2017, taking place on 14th and 15th June, 2017 in Nottingham, UK. The conference is set to bring together researchers, designers, manufacturers and end-users to showcase the latest developments in hybrid composite solutions within high value […]

Multicomp Set to Analyse Multi-Material Composites for Lightweight Structures

Published: 22nd March 2017

Multicomp will take place on 14th and 15th June in Nottingham, UK, and is set to evaluate multi-material composites for lightweight structures, paying attention to design, assembly and joining. With fantastic speakers already lined-up, including 3M, Formaplex and Hexel, Multicomp is set to showcase the latest developments in hybrid composite solutions within high value sectors such as automotive, […]

Papers Invited for NetComposites’ Inaugural Multicomp 2017 Conference.

Published: 27th September 2016

Papers are requested for NetComposites’ first ever Multicomp Conference, which will take place on 14-15 June 2017, at the Nottingham Conference Centre, UK. Multicomp will showcase the latest developments in hybrid composite solutions within high value sectors, such as automotive, aerospace, rail and energy, whilst exploring the opportunities, challenges and trends of employing these materials. […]