Archive: September 2023

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Collaboration to support net zero in aviation

PriestmanGoode and Swiss textile solutions provider Lantal have entered into a collaboration to reduce waste in the manufacture of aircraft materials.

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Low-CO2 vehicle components made from fibre-reinforced biopolymers

As part of the Cooperate project, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF are working with industry and research partners...

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Supercar lightweighted using coloured carbon fibre

British car manufacturer Briggs Automotive Company, based in Liverpool, UK, has created a Hypetex coloured carbon fibre version of its Mono R vehicle, reducing the...

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Toray and Honda to validate chemical PA 6 recycling for auto applications

Toray Industries has signed an agreement with Honda Motor to jointly develop a chemical recycling technology for glass fibre reinforced polyamide 6 parts recovered from...

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Robotic driving seat helps improve safety of automated vehicles

A newly developed robotic driving seat was showcased at last month’s British Science Festival by researchers at the UK’s University College London, as part of...

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E-textiles for Atlantic crossing gas balloon

US woven fabric and tape producer Bally Ribbon Mills has supplied its E-Webbings e-textiles to Best Aviation Services, the balloon manufacturing and repair company developing...

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