Composites


Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models

Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models. (Photo: Henkel, PR024)Düsseldorf, Germany – Volvo is adopting high performance, lightweight composite transverse leaf springs for more models following their successful introduction several months ago on its premium crossover SUV, the XC90. Volvo is now also using the innovative concept on its new S90 luxury sedan and V90 station wagon models.

SABIC launches expanded fiber-reinforced thermoplastics tape portfolio at JEC 2017

Boiler tank wrapped with UDMAX™ GPP45-70.Lelystad, The Netherlands, March 13, 2017 - SABIC is expanding its UDMAX™ range of continuous fiber thermoplastic composites with the addition of carbon fiber-reinforced tapes, which will be on display at its stand at the JEC in Paris, March 14-16th. The new materials are UDMAX GPE (glass fiber-reinforced polyethylene) and UDMAX CPA (carbon fiber-reinforced polyamide).

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017. (Photo: Henkel, PR022)Düsseldorf, Germany – At JEC World 2017, Henkel is putting the spotlight on high performance composites that provide car makers with new ways to design innovative lightweight solutions into their vehicles.

In its return to JEC World, DSM to showcase a wide range of innovative composite solutions

OMP Racing steering wheel with Dyneema® Carbon; increased impact resistance and driver safety.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR352) The Netherlands, 9 March 2017 - DSM makes its return this month to JEC World, the largest international gathering of composites professionals, when the event takes place in Paris from March 14-16. The company is leveraging its vision and in-depth knowledge to develop a growing portfolio of high-performance composites, including Dyneema® Carbon and Dyneema® flexible composites, along with a range of thermoplastic unidirectional (UD) tapes, and Somos 3D printing materials. Visitors to JEC World 2017 will have the chance to see, touch and learn more about all these products.

Henkel presenting aerospace solutions at JEC World 2017

Henkel presenting aerospace solutions at JEC World 2017. (Photo: Henkel, PR023)Düsseldorf, Germany – At the upcoming JEC World 2017, Henkel (Hall 6 Stand D28) will exhibit a strong portfolio of high-impact products for the aerospace industry. These include structural adhesives (film & pastes); lightweight surfacing films; primer and surface treatment solutions for composite and metal applications across the aerospace industry.

DSM Dyneema introduces whole new level of cut protection with Black Dyneema® Diamond Technology

DSM Dyneema introduces whole new level of cut protection with Black Dyneema® Diamond Technology.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR349)Paris, 7 November 2016 - DSM Dyneema today introduces Black Dyneema® Diamond Technology, a fiber innovation that combines next level cut protection and uncompromised comfort – with specific benefits for tough jobs.

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