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Carbon composites continue to find new markets

Carbon fiber manufacturers are adding production capacity to meet an increasing number of high performance applications.

LEGO-like sand reinforced polyester bricks are set to revolutionize the building world

An innovative building technique using stackable, sand reinforced polyester bricks could speed up the construction process.

Automotive manufacturers around the world are turning to proven suppliers to deliver new ideas as well as new materials.

Now is the time to make the change from metal to composites in naval shipbuilding

POLYTEC gives us a look behind the scenes in the development process of automotive parts.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with David Leach, Timea Marsalko and Frank Kerstan from Henkel.

Boat manufacturers in the U.S. have enjoyed several growth years and are taking a new look at new fabricating techniques.

Liz Nickels looks at current research into the use of ‘wonder material’ graphene to improve fiber reinforced plastics.

The biennial World Solar Challenge is the world's biggest solar car race which covers 3000 km across Australia from Darwin to Adelaide.

CRP USA specializes in additive manufacturing and 3D printing applications with Windform materials.

Download the first chapter of "Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer Across Nanometer Vacuum Gaps".

A lot of money and materials gets wasted. The website www.composite-trade.com was conceived to put an end to all that.

Scott & Fyfe, an employee owned technical textile manufacturer, has become a member of the Composites UK trade association.

Django Mathijsen discusses how Solar powered vehicles are starting to show real potential.

Liz Nickels delves into the world of internet business funding sites to see which innovative composite projects have captured the interest of investors.

Reinforced Plastics investigates which new fibers might be popular in composites in the future.

Liz Nickels looks back at the groundbreaking composite commercial spacecraft eleven years on.

Liz Nickels spoke to Gerry Boyce, managing director of the UK's Haydale Composites.

Liam O'Sullivan examines the benefits of FORMAX's approach to materials characterization.

Reinforced Plastics reports on a new synthetic diamond material designed for aerospace tooling.

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