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Iain Hosie featured in Sustainable Nonwovens

Iain Hosie featured in Sustainable Nonwovens

Here is a recent interview of Ian Hosie, managing director of Revolution Fibres, featured in Sustainable Nonwovens.   Sustainable Nonwovens: What’s the background to Revolution Fibres and when was the company founded? Iain Hosie: Revolution Fibres was founded in 2009 in Auckland. It came from a project with a local ventilation company, HRV, which was looking for “the […]

Xantulayr™ potential in Aerospace industry with AS9100c certification

Xantulayr™ potential in Aerospace industry with AS9100c certification

Xantulayr™ is the world’s only commercially available nanofibre veil for composite reinforcement. It is ideal for aerospace and automotive carbon applications. Being the only nanofibre producer in the world to achieve AS9100c certification, you can rest assured our products meet the demand for quality that is sought after in these industries. Xantulayr™ delivers huge strength improvements in many composite […]

Scion and Revolution Fibres: Leading the charge

Here’s an insight into an exciting field of research we have been working on with Scion for the last few years. The material? Lignin – one of the most under-used resources on Earth. The technology? Nanofibre of course. The opportunity? Energy storage for the worlds insatiable energy use, and help make alternative “green” energy solutions […]

Xantulayr represented at JEC Europe 2015

Hi all, we are honoured to make the following announcement in time for JEC Europe 2015. We have worked closely with Paolo Gratis and team over the past few months, and are very excited by the prospect of GPMC representing our technology in the composites area. volantino Xantulayr Revolution Fibres Ltd. assigned to GP Marketing […]

Proving nanofibre performance in composites

A big congratulations to our Nanofibre Applications Engineer, Dr Gareth Beckermann, for having his recent paper published in the prestigious Composites A Journal: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359835X15000391 (this is a new link to those who couldn’t access the paper before) Gareth investigated the effects of Xantulayr in two composite failure modes, comparing it with alternative materials and commercially available veils. […]

Simon Feasey – Revolutionary

Here’s a guy that doesn’t get enough press or recognition for his crucial part in Revolution Fibres. Simon Feasey, founder and Director, talks about the game-changing technology that is nanofibre. Click on the image below to read more…  

Nanofibre surfboard put to the test

Wouldn’t be a Friday without daydreaming of a surf… and today hasn’t helped with some recent photos of Ferran Crespo (2012 NZ Wave Nationals Champion) taking on some mighty West Oz waves on a surfboard glassed with Xantulayr. Ferran’s comments: “With no shortages of beatings.  The immortal board remain intact. Coincidence?  No. – I call […]

New use for xantulayr found on YouTube

We’re continually amazed at what nanofibre can do in real-world applications, and love feedback on how it is being used in composites especially. Here a respected Discus-Launch Glider (DLG)maker has shown how nanofibre can improve the bond between glass and foam. Useful for hobbyists, surfboards, etc. Talk to us if interested, we now sell xantulayr […]

Xantulayr fishing rod wins Australia’s best rod 2014

More great news for Xantulayr in fishing rods with Wilson’s Venom X rod winning the Rod of the Year 2014 at the Australian Fishing Tackle Association Awards. http://www.fishingworld.com.au/news/afta-2014-best-in-show-winners   http://www.wilsonfishing.com.au/_products/Fishing+Rods/Live+Fibre+VENOM+Rods/Venom+X-319.aspx Congrats Wilson rods, and thanks for your foresight and innovation in using our nanofibre veils.  

Fishing Tales using Xantu Rods

Kilwell’s nanofibre-enhanced fishing rods continue to reel them in. Here is a wonderful example of rod strength while fishing in Greece: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DE4ARnSne_M. Meanwhile in the Pacific see footage of NZ’s premier game fishing launch Arenui, using Arenui Signature Series game rods, all using xantulayr nanofibres for added strength: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qlrLJGrUis. Great fishing lads, and fantastic to […]