Date archive forMarch, 2013
    Autodesk acquires software company Firehole Composites
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    Autodesk acquires software company Firehole Composites

    Autodesk acquires software company Firehole Composites Autodesk Inc has completed the acquisition of Firehole Technologies, a privately-held company that specialises in design and analysis software for composite More...

    Araldite adhesive offers improved wind turbine blade bonding
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    Araldite adhesive offers improved wind turbine blade bonding

    Araldite adhesive offers improved wind turbine blade bonding Araldite AW 4856 / Hardener HW 4856, a GL approved epoxy adhesive from Huntsman Advanced Materials, is designed to improve productivity and increase fatigue More...

    Fives acquires composite processing equipment specialist MAG Americas
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    Fives acquires composite processing equipment specialist MAG Americas

    Fives acquires composite processing equipment specialist MAG Americas French industrial engineering group Fives has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MAG Americas, a global supplier of high-performance More...

    Zoltek introduces pultruded profiles for wind blades
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    Zoltek introduces pultruded profiles for wind blades

    Zoltek introduces pultruded profiles for wind blades Carbon fibre producer Zoltek Corporation is introducing a line of Carbon Fiber Pultruded Profiles to serve as structural reinforcements in wind turbine blades. More...

    Sigmatex introduces sigmaST spread tow fabric
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    Sigmatex introduces sigmaST spread tow fabric

    Sigmatex is introducing its sigmaST spread tow fabric range. Sigmatex introduces sigmaST spread tow fabric “Through the utilisation of a new state of the art production process based on high speed weaving principles, More...

    Mitsubishi's Dexterous Robots for Factory Automation
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    Mitsubishi’s Dexterous Robots for Factory Automation

    Mitsubishi's Dexterous Robots for Factory Automation Mitsubishi has released the latest in a series of vertical-axis robots that are designed to perform particularly dexterous and complex tasks formerly operated More...

    Crowdsourcing App Helps Space Agency Improve Robots
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    Crowdsourcing App Helps Space Agency Improve Robots

    Crowdsourcing App Helps Space Agency Improve Robots The European Space Agency (ESA) wants you to play video games with flying drones so it can develop better space robots. A free app that runs on the iPhone or iPad More...

    Lithium-Ion Batteries Overheated in Mitsubishi Vehicles
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    Lithium-Ion Batteries Overheated in Mitsubishi Vehicles

    Lithium-Ion Batteries Overheated in Mitsubishi Vehicles In yet another setback for lithium-ion battery technology, Mitsubishi Motors has acknowledged that it recently had a fire and an overheating incident involving More...

    National Additive Manufacturing Institute Funds First Projects
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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    National Additive Manufacturing Institute Funds First Projects

    National Additive Manufacturing Institute Funds First Projects The federally funded National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) has awarded funds to its first member projects in applied R&D. More...