News

  • 18 December 2014

    Protective Fabrics

    TenCate protective fabrics selected by Twente safety region
    Ondertekening contract veiligheidsregio Twente

    TenCate Protective Fabrics in Nijverdal (the Netherlands) has received an order for the supply of advanced protective fabrics for firefighters’ uniforms for fire brigades in the Twente safety region, the Netherlands. These uniforms will be made by a partner of TenCate, the LHD Group in Germany. The order is for 1,028 firefighters’ uniforms, each of which, as an integrated system, is composed of multiple protective fabrics. Delivery of the first firefighters’ uniforms will start in March 2015. Financial details will not be disclosed.

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  • 12 December 2014

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate announces partnership with Abaris Training utilizing TenCate AmberTool® tooling prepregs
    abaris photo

    TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, announces a partnership with Abaris Training Resources in Reno (Nevada), USA, in which Abaris will utilize the TenCate AmberTool® tooling prepreg portfolio, including TenCate’s exclusive 3M™ Fortified Tooling Prepregs (FTP), in Abaris’ tooling design and fabrication educational workshops.

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  • 9 December 2014

    Outdoor Fabrics

    Digital inkjet technologies in next development phase
    Continuous-Flow

    Digital finishing is the key technological innovation of this century for the textile industry. The drop-on-demand and continuous-flow techniques enable several substrates to be digitally finished, using fluids such as inks and coatings.

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  • 5 December 2014

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate composite materials replace titanium for Orion space capsule heatshield and backshell structure
    Orion 1

    TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, has developed and provided heat resistant composites for the heat shield and backshell structure of the Lockheed Martin Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle, successfully launched this week. The suite of advanced materials of TenCate in this space capsule replaces the traditional titanium solution for re-entry and splashdown requirements, while saving weight and cost. The composite heat shield design allows very large composite structures to be fabricated out of autoclave.

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  • 24 November 2014

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate supplies armour systems for Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support ships of Royal Danish Navy
    TenCate Naval Armour

    TenCate Advanced Armour has secured an order from the Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for ballistic protection of the Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support ships of the Royal Danish Navy. The armour systems to be supplied will provide a fully engineered, lightweight solution for the protection of mission-critical areas of the Navy ships. The modular armour kits will be supplied and installed on the ships over the next months. No financial details will be provided.

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