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Longer fibers, increased strength

When producing high-strength lightweight parts in large volumes, the length of the structural reinforcing fibers is of key importance.

Interview with Steven Bassetti

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Steven Bassetti from Michelman about its fiber technologies and the current trends in the composite industry.

Motor racing has spawned or catalyzed countless technological innovations that have made road cars safer and more efficient.

From the dawn of civilization, carbon black has been a component of humankind’s tool chest.

Delft University of Technology and the University of North Carolina are researching nanofillers like nanotubes and graphene in high performance polymers.

Carbon fiber offers a great many performance and lightweighting benefits for composites.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Dust free operations are possible with carbon or glass thermosets.

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.

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

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