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Materials

Markforged releases Vega™, an ultra high performance material designed for 3D printing aerospace components on the FX20™
- Markforged Holding Corporation, the company strengthening manufacturing resiliency by enabling industrial production at the point of need, released Vega™, an ultra high performance filament...
Dutch firm takes minority stake in competitor Bluepack / Option open for full acquisition
30/11/2023 - Dutch firm takes minority stake in competitor Bluepack / Option open for full acquisitionDutch packaging specialist LC Packaging (Waddinxveen;
Holy Technologies platform enhances carbon fiber component recyclability
28/11/2023 - Deep-tech company Holy Technologies (Hamburg, Germany) announces a significant breakthrough that presents a viable solution...
British manufacturer creates coloured carbon fibre supercar
- The original BAC Mono R was created to be lighter and more powerful than the standard model, with 343bhp and 555kg total weight, equating to a power-to-weight ratio of 618bhp-per-tonne. By...
The Code Authority Q&A: Fireblocking
29/11/2023 - Questions and answersQ: What is fireblocking?A: It is a building material or a material approved by the code official or code authority that is required by the building...
Fassmer and Greenboats partner to enhance natural fiber development
- This cooperation merges Fassmer’s decades of experience in composite technology with Greenboats‘ expertise in developing Natural Fibre Composites (NFCs). This sets new standards in the field...
Recover™ and Valdese Weavers partner for circularity in the home textiles industry
24/11/2023 - Valdese Weavers, the leading producer of decorative textiles in the United States for residential and contract markets, has partnered with global recycled cotton fiber producer,...
PRF Composite Materials granted UK patent on Q.tool Prepreg Tooling Technology
- The UK Intellectual Property Office has issued the patent grant for the prepreg’s unique design, confirming PRF’s assertion that Q.tool is an original, distinct and innovative technology in...
Kordsa, once again, receives the Ecovadis “Gold Medal” award in sustainability
- A subsidiary of Sabanc? Holding, Kordsa continues to hold its “Gold Medal” in the EcoVadis global sustainability assessment. Operating with 13 manufacturing facilities across 4...
Skyrora, Spirit AeroSystems collaborate to enhance future U.K. launch capabilities
24/11/2023 - Private space company Skyrora Ltd. (Edinburgh, U.K.) and
Odour differences in polypropylene:the role of fibre reinforcement and processing parameters
22/11/2023 - We were recently asked: "Why does fibre-reinforced polypropylene (PP) often perform worse than unreinforced PP in odour assessments according to VDA 270?" Below you will find our answer to...
ASTM composite materials standards proposals to support new-built infrastructure projects
- “These proposed standards will help further implement non-metallic materials, while supporting stakeholders properly select composites for their built infrastructure products,” says ASTM...
Joint Statement on High-Quality Recycling and Recyclability in the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation proposal
21/11/2023 - Fibre Packaging Europe (FPE), the Federation of Wooden Pallets and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB), the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI Bois), GROW International, the...
UNSW Canberra develops carbon fiber recycling method 
15/11/2023 - Universty of South Wales (UNSW, Australia) Canberra researcher Dr. Di He has developed a method to recycle carbon fiber in a...
Lignin coating makes geotextiles made from environmentally friendly natural fibers durable
17/11/2023 - Coating process of a cellulose-based nonwoven with the lignin compound using thermoplastic processing methods on a continuous coating line. Photo: DITFTextiles are a given in civil...
Airtech redefines large-scale 3D printing with sustainable Dahltram® T-100GF resin debut
- Engineered with precision, this innovative material is purpose-built to tackle the distinctive challenges of large-scale 3D printing while actively contributing to sustainability initiatives in...