We’ve partnered with the folks at Composites World to bring you monthly updates in the technical world of carbon fiber. Here’s what’s new this month:
New Harper, ORNL project to focus on carbon fiber production equipment
The project includes analysis of critical processing factors, such as temperature, gas flow and chemical reaction, in carbon fiber production equipment.
Single-wall carbon nanotubes complete REACH registration
OCSiAl is the world’s first manufacturer of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) to complete REACH registration.
Quickstep, Futuris Automotive to collaborate on composite seat back
Project for structural automotive seating parts to be completed mid-2017.
Teijin to build $600 million carbon fiber production plant in South Carolina
The move will create about 200 jobs focusing on carbon fiber production site for automotive and aircraft applications.
SGL Group to introduce new material developments at Composites Europe
SGL Group will introduce a complete material toolbox consisting of pre-impregnated semi-finished products based on the new “Snap-Cure” epoxy resin developed in-house.
Rolls-Royce expands composites site in California
The facility will develop production-ready manufacturing processes and produce components that will be used for engine test programs.
AMRC develops composite robotic machine tool
Believed to be a “world’s first,” this composite robot can offer a flexible low-cost alternative to purpose-built machining solutions.
Building retrofitted with carbon fiber can survive simulated earthquake
Turkish researchers successfully demonstrated that carbon fiber-based material could prevent the collapse of thousands of buildings during a future major quake.
Riba Composites adds HP-RTM/press molding system
The solution includes the machines required for high-productivity manufacture of composites using the HP-RTM process with epoxy resin matrix and carbon fiber reinforcement.
Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the month, November 2016
Week of November 1: Aerospace-related job opportunities from Alcoa, Wipaire Inc.,Toray Composites (America) Inc. and AAR.
Week of November 8: Aerospace-related job opportunities from UTC Aerospace Systems, Toray Composites (America) Inc., CEO Inc., Hexcel and Arconic.
Week of November 14: Aerospace-related job opportunities from AAR, UTC Aerospace Systems, Hexcel and CEO Inc.
Week of November 22: Aerospace-related job opportunities from Park Aerospace Technologies Corp., AIJ Executive Search, Arconic, Hexcel and Toray Composites (America) Inc.
Week of November 29: Aerospace-related job opportunities from Eaton, UTC Aerospace Systems, Toray Composites (America) Inc. and AIJ Executive Search.