Down to earth, up in the air, Part I

August 5th, 2016

New materials are making structures lighter and more portable. The owner of the iced coffee cart in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, New York, understands the old real estate saw: location, location, location. It makes perfect sense when the coffee cart is made with new, lighter materials available today, making picking up and moving to a […]

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Houston to host June JEC Americas Composites Show

March 4th, 2015

The Paris-based JEC Group, a subsidiary of the nonprofit CPC, the Center for Promotion of Composites, will hold its 4th annual JEC Americas Composites Show and Conference in Houston, Texas, June 2-4. The international event, which focuses on innovation and opportunities for the composites materials industry, attracts exhibitors and attendees from around the world and […]

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Ticona Wins Best Paper Award

August 26th, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese® Corp., announces that David Sheridan, senior design engineer, will receive a Best Paper Award in September during opening ceremonies of the 13th annual Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition. He will present the paper “Integrated Anisotropic Simulation for Components Made from Glass Fiber Reinforced […]

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AATCC, USA and TecniTex Nonwovens present conference in October

June 26th, 2013

AATCC, USA will partner with Bangalore, India-based TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt. Ltd. in conducting an international conference on “Advances in Fibers, Finishes, Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, Oct. 1-2, 2013 in Mumbai, India. This international conference will focus on emerging themes such as: Technical Textiles Nonwovens & Composites Functional Finishes Sustainability across the Textile Supply Chain Advancements […]

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Portable shields, top-level protection

May 1st, 2013

Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams confront weapons of increasing deadliness in conflicts with terror suspects, mass shooters, criminals or rioters well versed in guns and gear. SWAT teams use equipment designed for high-risk situations, including urban close-quarters combat, hostage crises and barricaded suspects. The challenge for manufacturers of protective gear has been to achieve […]

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Portable shields, top-level protection

May 1st, 2013

Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams confront weapons of increasing deadliness in conflicts with terror suspects, mass shooters, criminals or rioters well versed in guns and gear. SWAT teams use equipment designed for high-risk situations, including urban close-quarters combat, hostage crises and barricaded suspects. The challenge for manufacturers of protective gear has been to achieve […]

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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics offers new flexible composites

September 1st, 2012

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics IFAI Expo 2012 Booths: 2348, 2449 What: Coretech composites Why: New flexible composite platform enables high performance and cost-effective barrier solutions. PTFE film and fiber layers for different properties, a range of woven and nonwoven fabrics to meet tensile strength, tear and puncture resistance requirements. Source: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

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