Archive: March 2022

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Natural fibre composite bumpers for race cars

Sustainable lightweighting company Bcomp of Fribourg, Switzerland, is now supplying its high-performance natural fibre technologies to HWA of Affalterbach, Germany, a development partner of German...

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AIMPLAS joins project to develop eco-friendly composite materials

AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre in Valencia, Spain, has joined the Lightcar project, funded by the Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI), to develop novel composite materials...

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Scale up of bacterial cellulose biomanufacturing facility

Biomaterials company Polybion has announced that its bacterial cellulose facility – claimed to be the world’s first – is scaling up production and also the...

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Lightweight recycled material for the automotive market

A British manufacturer that produces noise, vibration and harshness parts and sealing solutions for the automotive industry has launched a range of recycled materials suitable...

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World’s largest aircraft cabin event returns as air travel recovers

After several online events owing to the coronavirus pandemic, Aircraft Interiors Expo is set to return to Hamburg, Germany, from 14-16 June for its first...

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Fabric manufacturer launches new digital print technology

In what it calls “an exciting development for the transport industry”, UK fabric manufacturer Camira Fabrics has launched a new digital print technology that provides...

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Energy-storing composite for electric vehicles

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have advanced NASA technologies to develop a power suit for an electric car that is said to be...

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