News

  • 14 October 2014

    Grass

    Synthetic turf is safe for sports

    Publications have appeared in the media which refer to experiences and research relating to rubber granulate as infill for synthetic turf football pitches. The question was posed whether rubber granulate could perhaps be connected to possible effects on the health of footballers, and more particularly of goalkeepers.

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  • 13 October 2014

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate and US ARMY RDECOM advance to phase two of multi-year of TenCate ABDS™ active blast countermeasure system technology evaluation program
    ABDS

    TenCate Advanced Armor USA and the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command (RDECOM) have signed a multi-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to evaluate, under the direction of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and with assistance from other RDECOM Agencies, the TenCate ABDS™ active blast countermeasure system for enhanced soldier protection. The technology evaluation program now enters the second phase, ensuring that this protection solution is robust and ready to reduce injuries and save military lives

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  • 13 October 2014

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate acquires Smart Body Armor® technology from Newport Sensors
    Smart Body Armour

    TenCate Advanced Armor USA has acquired from Newport Sensors, Inc., an industry leader in sensor technology innovation, the groundbreaking sensor technology that provides body armor users the ability to inspect, in real-time, the ballistic integrity of hard body armor inserts. The TenCate Smart Body Armor® technology, a network of sensors integrated onto the surface of the hard body armor insert, has been validated through extensive testing conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Army.

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  • 2 October 2014

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate Outdoor Fabrics presents innovations at Kampeer en Caravan Jaarbeurs 2014
    The Freedom Collections

    Material technology group TenCate will present innovative previews of the possibilities that digital textile finishing will offer during the Kampeer en Caravan Jaarbeurs 2014 in Utrecht. At the experiences pavilion The Freedom Collections, TenCate Outdoor Fabrics will show how this revolutionary technology will give maximum freedom to the design and production of digitally finished cloth qualities for both tents and sun awnings.

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  • 1 October 2014

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate Advanced Composites plan for growth and expansion with UK Centre of Excellence
    growth strategy

    TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading global composite materials company, announce plans for the growth and expansion of equipment and facilities at their manufacturing facility in Langley Mill (Nottingham), United Kingdom, as part of their growth strategy. The UK plant will be a centre of excellence for thermoset chemistry systems serving the EMEA region. The substantial investment will bring additional capability and capacity for fabric and UD based products, which are ideally suited to serving existing markets like Formula 1 motorsport, automotive and industrial markets.

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