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Berkeley Hotel

The Changing Face of The Berkeley Hotel

April 7, 2017

The Berkeley Hotel started life some 300 years ago as a coffee house on the busy corner of Piccadilly and Berkeley Street. It soon transformed into the hotel we know today – a special favourite with London connoisseurs of the finer things in life, and an essential resting place for the well-informed international traveller. Established […]

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Berkeley Hotel London

The Berkeley Hotel

August 26, 2016

Corex aluminium honeycomb has been the used in the design the entrance of The Berkeley Hotel London in Knightsbridge, working with Bellapart, Spain, the final result is spectacular! Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners were commissioned to carry out the project of creating a new entrance for the luxury hotel in London. The ‘revolutionary façade’ features our […]

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Rainscreen system at Lancing College

Corex Honeycomb used by PSP Architectural Ltd

August 23, 2016

Architects using Corex Honeycomb: Our extensive core expertise within the construction industry have been utilised alongside various projects worldwide, including the modern arts facility  at Lancing College. Working alongside PSP Architectural Ltd., we provided the aluminium honeycomb used within the building’s facade, as pictured. The high strength to weight properties of our aluminium honeycomb made it […]

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Team Bath 2017

Team Bath Racing 2017 end of season report

August 31, 2017

Team Bath Team Bath Racing 2017, the student team we have sponsored from Bath University has had a turbulent racing season, but has taken away more positives than negatives as a team! Formula Student UK After the TBR17 launch in May 2017, the competition season kicked off at Formula Student at Silverstone, UK, where despite some […]

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team bath racing car

Team Bath Racing launches TBR17!

June 6, 2017

Team Bath Racing At the end of May 2017, after 16 months of hard work , the 19 members of Team Bath Racing launched their new car  TBR17 . The Formula Student competition challenges engineering students to design and build a single seat racing car, then compete in Formula Student competitions around the world. Formula Student Racing […]

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Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems

Active Mine Protection Systems Technology

March 22, 2017

Advanced Blast and Ballistic Systems (ABBS) has developed world-leading active systems for protecting armoured vehicles from mine and IED (Improvised Explosive Devices) blasts. Since their effectiveness has been demonstrated in Iraq and Afghanistan, the threat from mines and IED’s has become a problem worldwide. There has been an increase in the number of incidents to […]

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Team Bath Racing Success

Team Bath Racing winners at last!

December 22, 2016

Team Bath Racing Success! Overall Winner Formula Student Czech Republic 2016! Team Bath Racing Success! At the end of July, Team Bath began their European road trip to race TBR16  at Formula Student East in Hungary and Formula Student Czech. Satisfied with their very respectable fourth place finish at Formula Student UK, held at Silverstone,  confidence […]

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Team Bath Racing car

Team Bath Racing

August 23, 2016

Corex Honeycomb has sponsored Team Bath Racing for several years and supplies them with honeycomb core for the manufacture of their chassis and aerodynamic devices. This support allows the team to design and manufacture exemplary composite components and ensure high quality of production. The students are responsible for every part of the manufacture of the car, relying […]

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Heathrow Personal Rapid Pod

Heathrow Personal Rapid Transit Pod

August 23, 2016

The Heathrow Personal Rapid Transit Pod  was developed using Corex aluminium honeycomb by TRB Lightweight Structures. The PRT (Personal Rapid Transit) Pod is an ultra-lightweight, electric, unmanned vehicle connecting Heathrow’s business car park with Terminal 5 via a guide way. TRB Lightweight Structures produced the chassis and floor of the pod utilising Corex Honeycomb composite panels […]

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JEC World 2017

JEC World 2017

March 23, 2017

Corex Honeycomb attended JEC World 2017 in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition centre, on 14th to 16th March 2017. JEC World 2017 is the largest international gathering of composites professionals. There were 1,3000 exhibitors with over 100 countries represented. 80% of attendees were from Europe, 10% from Asia -Pacific countries, 7% from the Americas and 3% from […]

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Composites Europe 2016

Corex Honeycomb has successful trade exhibitions in 2016

December 20, 2016

Corex Honeycomb Exhibitions- Composites Europe 2016- Experience Composites- Advanced Engineering The Corex Honeycomb team have attended 3 successful exhibitions this year, Experience Composites in Augsburg, Germany from 21st -23rd September, Advanced Engineering at the Birmingham NEC on 2nd and 3rd November and Composites Europe 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany on 29th November -1st December. We enjoyed exhibition our […]

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Corex Honeycomb exhibition

Corex Honeycomb exhibition: Experience Composites 2016 in Augsburg, Germany

September 19, 2016

Corex Honeycomb Exhibition Corex Honeycomb exhibition – Experience Composites 2016 in Augsburg, Germany from 21-23th September 2016. This exhibition has a ‘multi-location format’, which includes a composites trade fair, a conference, visits to companies using these composite materials, scientific institutes, instruction and training sessions and community events. This will be a new experience for us so come […]

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Composites Europe

Corex Honeycomb to Exhibit at Composites Europe 2016 in Dusseldorf

August 23, 2016

Corex Honeycomb will be returning to Composites Europe in Dusseldorf, Germany on 29th November to 1st December 2016. This exhibition attracts over 11,000 trade visitors from 60 countries. This is an important European show for us as decision makers and engineers from the most relevant industries attend. This year Aluminium 2016 will also be held at the same time, […]

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Advanced Engineering 2016

Corex Honeycomb looks forward to Advanced Engineering 2016

August 23, 2016

On 2/3rd November 2016 Corex Honeycomb will be attending  Advanced Engineering at NEC Birmingham. UK. This is the largest meeting place for engineering professionals, comprising Aero, Composites, Automotive and Performance Metals engineering. We have attended this exhibition for several years and it is always well attended with over 13,000 visitors from all areas of the industry […]

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Aluminium Closures

Aluminium Closures -Turn 360°

January 10, 2017

Recycling of aluminium closures The average recycling rate for aluminium closures in Europe has increased to more than 50 % according to the European Aluminium Foil Association, reported in their ‘Aluminium Closures- Turn 360°’ campaign. This improvement is due to national initiatives and more efficient collection and recycling schemes across Europe, according to the Association. […]

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Wind Turbine Project

Corex aluminium honeycomb used in Wind Turbines

August 23, 2016

Corex Honeycomb and TWI LTD have worked together on an EU funded wind turbines project to develop an ‘Embedded Early Failure Crack Detention Sensor’. Corex Honeycomb manufactured the rotor blade and TWI provided the sensor with the two sections being bonded together on site. Our aluminium honeycomb was used inside the wind turbine’s shell due its […]

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