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Cannon solutions for mass production of composite parts

A growing environmental problem and the increasing scarcity of non-renewable resources are heavily modifying our habits.

Developing a new front undertray for the Jaguar F-type

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

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

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Bryan Minges about high- and low-pressure filament winding applications.

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.

Since the early fifties, the “made in Italy” plastics and rubber processing machinery and molds has steadily grown.

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.

Current take up for carbon fiber has fallen far short of expectations. Is one of the biggest restraints caused by the composite industry itself?

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

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

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

George Marsh discusses the future of wind energy and how the widespread use of vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) will impact reinforced plastics.

A new report commissioned by Composites Germany shows the growth of glass fiber reinforced plastics in Europe.

Reinforced Plastics spoke to Dr Soraia Pimenta about a new area of multi-scale discontinuous composites.

Django Mathijsen discusses structural health monitoring (SHM) and how it is entering real world applications.

Rosalı´a Guerra Tornero looks at the many reasons that encourage the composite materials sector to be widely used in the market of cars manufacturing.

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Laurie Winkless considers the role of carbon nanotubes in the fiber-reinforced composites market.

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