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Improving composites with ‘wonder material’

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

Teijin's advanced carbon fiber technology used to build a car for the World Solar Challenge

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.

Lightweight construction represents one of the greatest opportunities for the fiber composites industry.

Reinforced Plastics talks to Mick Maher, program manager at DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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Boys and girls who decades ago assembled scale-model aeroplanes in plastic are today doing the same for real aircraft at full scale.

A start-up company in the US has patented a new technique that can create authentic hinges in carbon fiber reinforced plastic.

Developing the Apeer range of composite doors has been a great example of how success hinges around planning and detailed practical experimentation.

FMG’s Adrian Williams explains to Steve Calder that all carbon fiber is not created equal.

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