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Interview with Steven Bassetti

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

Breaking the glass fiber ceiling

UK glass fiber specialist MPM had positive news last month and announced that the company anticipated a major 40% growth in 2016.

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

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Paul Walsh from Ascent Aerospace about its composite tooling technology and its application in the aerospace industry.

Material manufacturers are finding new ways to combine the benefits of composites with the need for high volume production.

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

A new report from Textile Media Services suggests this is the ‘make-or-break’ decade for carbon fiber composites in vehicles.

Composite body armor protects a wide range of civilians from security guards to police officers and from bailiffs to VIPs.

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

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

As a rule, predicting the future should only be done in the privacy of your own mind, or if need be: verbally.

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.

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.

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EuCIA reports that it recently focused on sustainability in composites as part of a Lightweight, Durable and Sustainable Composites seminar.

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Attendance for the Advanced Engineering show which took place recently in Birmingham, UK, was up 15%, according to its organizers.

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