National Composites Centre

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The National Composites Centre is a world-class research centre, where companies of any size and across industry sectors, can access cutting-edge technology and specialist engineers, to drive innovation in the design and manufacture of composites.

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Latest news

  • National Composites Centre joins major academic-industry collaboration to tackle global challenges in sustainability

    The NCC is partnering with the University of Bath in a major new collaboration with academia and industry to use sustainable chemical technologies to accelerate the UK’s transition to net zero carbon emissions.
  • NCC and Teledyne CML Composites develop high-performing thermoplastic processing cell to speed up aerospace composites manufacturing

    Advanced composites manufacturer Teledyne CML Composites has developed a new thermoplastic processing cell capable of processing multiple high-performance reinforced thermoplastics for aerospace components, with support from the NCC.
  • NCC research supports new environmentally friendly solution for wind turbine installation

    A feasibility study conducted by the National Composites Centre (NCC) on behalf of Cedeco has shown that an innovative composite gripper solution could reduce the environmental impact, cost and time of installing offshore wind turbines.
  • NCC begins tenth birthday celebrations by unveiling new state of the art Automated Fibre Placement-Automated Tape Lay Up capability (AFP-ATL)

    The UK’s world-leading composites research and development facility, the National Composites Centre, has today unveiled the latest of its state-of-the-art capabilities in the form of a new AFP- ATL cell.
  • NCC launches new online training platform

    The NCC has launched a new online training platform, adding a new dimension to the way it delivers training by offering round the clock access to a range of high-quality composites courses.



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