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Carbon fiber news, April 2013

Composite Advantage introduces standard FiberSPAN bridge deck product

Composite Advantage has introduced a standard line of FiberSPAN™ bridge deck products for use on pedestrian truss bridges.

HexMC carbon fibre moulding compound for high volume aircraft parts

Hexcel says its HexMC® carbon fibre/epoxy sheet moulding compound enables complex shapes to be manufactured in series production while providing weight sav

ITT Exelis has sold its glass fibre reinforced pipe business, Specialty Plastics Inc (FIBERBOND®), to Future Pipe Industries Group of Dubai.

Quantum Composites is introducing AMC-8590-50, a carbon fibre reinforced moulding compound designed for high-volume automotive applications.

Arnaud Genis, Owens Corning group president, Composites, believes increased capacity utilisation will start to drive glass fibre prices up over the next ye

PlastiComp Inc has installed a new long fibre thermoplastic (LFT) compounding line which will increase capacity by approximately 5 million lbs per year.

3B's HiPer-tex™ high performance glass fibre has brought advantages in both strength and weight savings to its Norwegian company Madshus' cross-country ski

US company Eastern BioPlastics LLC (EBP) manufactures and distributes composites reinforced with fibres extracted from the feathers of chickens and other p

Mitsubishi Plastics Inc claims that it has succeeded in nearly halving the production costs of its ultra-high modulus pitch-based carbon fibre, which exhib

Tri-Mack Plastics Manufacturing Corporation has developed VICTREX® PEEK thermoplastic composite brackets for use in aircraft applications.

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Researchers from Washington State University have developed a new method to recycle the carbon fiber plastics.

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Space launch company SpaceX used Fibersim composites engineering software to reduce the time needed to design and manufacture composite parts for its Drago

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This article discusses the issues surrounding the recycling of glass fibre reinforced plastics (GRP), and reviews some of the options available today.

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A materials experiment on-board the International Space Station has determined the survivability of carbon nanotube yarn

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Composites UK has released the nomination forms for its 2020 Industry Awards.

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