15/09/2017 ÉireComposites has recently commissioned a brand new, state of the art 660 kW gas-fired oven. The new oven will increase productivity and efficiency. At 16 meters long and with a usable width and height of over 4 and 3 meters respectively, the oven is ideally suited for making long and large section composite structures. Read more about ÉireComposites gets a new state of the art gas-fired oven.[…]
ÉireComposites appeared in the Sunday Business Post on the 6th of August 2017 in an article entitled Ireland’s Space Odyssey. The article highlighted successful Irish companies working in the space sector and briefly discussed the impact of the sector on the Irish economy. It pointed out that for every euro invested in the Irish Read more about ÉireComposites involvement in Ireland’s Space Odyssey[…]
Tomás Flanagan, R&D Director at ÉireComposites, spoke recently at the Digital Ocean Conference which was held in conjunction with Seafest 2017. He presented ÉireComposites’ work on tidal turbine blades and offshore wind turbine blades within the context of the EU-funded MarinComp, FloTEC, and PowderBlade projects. The conference session also included presentations from SEAI, the MaREI Read more about ÉireComposites attended the Digital Ocean Conference[…]
The PowderBlade project aims to modernise the production of large-scale wind turbine blades by delivering a major innovation to their manufacturing process.The project kicked off at ÉireComposites’ factory in Galway in December 2016 with a meeting of project partners from Suzlon (The Netherlands), The University of Edinburgh, and WestBIC (Galway). For the past number of Read more about ÉireComposites to lead €2.7m wind turbine blade R&D project[…]
An equestrian saddle developed by ÉireComposites and its partner BUA saddles won the JEC Innovation Award for sports and leisure. The saddle promises greater comfort for both horse and rider, enabling both of them to move freely and without effort, whether the horse is walking, trotting or galloping. The cantilevered tree is made from a thermoplastic composite material, making an economical, water resistant, lightweight (weighing just 4kg, 6kg less than traditional saddles) robust saddle. The award was presented to Kenneth O’Toole from ÉireComposites at the JEC Conference in Paris on March 8th 2016.