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8th INTERNATIONAL NITROCELLULOSE SYMPOSIUM

In June 2018,MANUCO will organize the 8th International Nitrocellulose Symposium in Bergerac (France).

More information to be disclosed shortly.

Past events

SHOT SHOW 2017

MANUCO will be participating in SHOT Show 2017, which will take place in Las Vegas (USA) from the 17th to the 20th of January 2017. This event welcomes international buyers and sellers from more than 100 countries in order to establish connections with the world’s leading manufacturers of cutlery, firearms, ammunition, outdoor apparel, optics, safety equipment and tactical gear. The SHOT Show attracts more than 65,000 industry professionals, and it is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for professionals who sell products related to the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. By participating, you will see more than 1,600 exhibits covering 630,000 net square feet.


NITROCELLULOSE SYMPOSIUM 2017

The 7th International Nitrocellulose Symposium was held from May 31st - June 1st in Montreal (Canada). The purpose was to gather nitrocellulose related professionals in order to put together and share knowledge regarding the manufacture of this product.

Claude Guillaume, MANUCO’s Technical Manager and Project Leader, gave a presentation called “Morphology analysis measurement and correlation with fineness”. Fineness is one of the most important parameters in the characterization of nitrocellulose. MANUCO has been able to determined correlation between average size length and classical fineness. This is an innovative project that allows MANUCO to gain knowledge about this product, secure better homogeneity between different batches and adds value to our customers by helping them get better correlation between the final quality of propellants and physical properties of nitrocellulose.