Aerospace News for September 2014

This section contains the latest news from the composites industry around the world. A selection of this news is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics Newsletter

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Aerospace News Archive

Hexcel to build carbon fibre plant in France

Hexcel Corporation is expanding its carbon fibre production capacity through the addition of new precursor and carbon fibre lines in Roussillon, France.

Last week's top 3 Reinforced Plastics stories – Aircraft repair, recycling services, filament winding CNG tanks Last week's top 3 Reinforced Plastics stories – Aircraft repair, recycling services, filament winding CNG tanks

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last week.

Evonik's ROHACELL HERO core material wins Ringier Technology Innovation Award

ROHACELL® HERO, the latest structural foam core material from Evonik Industries, has won a 2014 Ringier Technology Innovation Award, which are presented to innovators in China's composite materials industry.

Leading composites aerospace laboratory Delsen rebrands

Delsen Testing Laboratories is to be formally rebranded under the Element Materials Technology name.

Video: NASA tests one of the largest composite tanks ever built Video: NASA tests one of the largest composite tanks ever built

The 18 ft (5.5 m) diameter composite rocket fuel cryotank was built by Boeing using automated fibre placement technology.

August's top 3 Reinforced Plastics stories – GE9X engine's composites blades, pultrusion for automotive, thermographic inspection

The following stories were the most popular with visitors to the Reinforced Plastics website last month.