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    Read more about Lightening the load: composites innovation for a cleaner, greener Ford Transit

    Lightening the load: composites innovation for a cleaner, greener Ford Transit

    06 Jul 2022
    The CHASSIS project set the challenge of reducing the weight of three suspension components in the iconic Ford Transit by 40%, equivalent to 27kg, whilst also meeting the cost, production rate and performance characteristics of existing components. Find out more about how composites reduced the number of component elements by 56% and in turn delivered sub five-minute manufacturing cycle times.
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    Read more about Seismic II - Platform-based approach for construction

    Seismic II - Platform-based approach for construction

    23 Jun 2022
    Designed in line with the government’s Construction 2025 targets, award winning Seismic II exceeds them in every way. Delivering a building that is 75% faster to complete, 70% lower in carbon impact and 47% better value than traditional construction.
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    Read more about Optimising the design of a composite hydrogen pressure vessel

    Optimising the design of a composite hydrogen pressure vessel

    05 May 2022
    The NCC is advancing the knowledge required to establish a dynamic UK supply chain, investing in hydrogen pressure vessel research and development to seed manufacture in the UK, progressing the technology to help it to remain competitive in the future.
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    Read more about Bio-bolster project

    Bio-bolster project

    16 Mar 2022
    The National Composites Centre (NCC) Bio-bolster project has identified alternative bio-based feedstock resins, with potential to enable more sustainable manufacture of wind turbine blades.

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