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The Meaning of Light

SAMPE Seattle 2023 saw the launch of Surface Generation’s Project 42, a manufacturing technology showcase for next level XR / VR / AR headsets and a fundamental step towards opening up the Metaverse. Analysing current best-in-class AR, VR & XR hardware, the Surface Generation team created custom head gear with an average weight saving of […]

Safran and Surface Generation work together to develop optimsed near net shape thermoplastics

After successful proof of concept trials in 2019, Safran Composites (Itteville, France) and Surface Generation (Rutland, UK) have extended their working relationship to further develop processing expertise with highly optimised, net shape thermoplastic components, via injection and compression moulding.  This latest programme of work will increase geometrical complexity and scale which will broaden exploitation opportunities […]

Surface Generation Wins Major Automotive Composites innovation Award

Surface Generation is delighted to share the news that it has won a prestigious JEC Innovation Award for its work in automotive manufacturing at the JEC Forum in Chicago. The JEC Innovation Awards is a long-established program that identifies, promotes and rewards the most innovative composite solutions in the world. Surface Generation was awarded first prize […]

Victrex & Surface Generation to Develop Medical Implants

Surface Generation is delighted to share the news that it is working with world leading supplier of high-performance PAEK polymers Victrex to use the patented PtFS process to develop new breakthrough applications and components in the Medical sector. Victrex’s selection of PtFS is further validation of the ability to create new opportunities in areas such as implants […]

NCC & Surface Generation collaborate to demonstrate thermoplastic overmoulding

The UK’s National Composites Centre (NCC) is currently supporting Surface Generation UK in the application of their PtFS technology with a thermoplastic composites injection overmoulding process. Surface Generation and the NCC together have successfully produced a number of carbon reinforced / PA6 automotive demonstrators which are due to be assessed by an automotive OEM. Each […]