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Increased market role for long fiber thermoplastics

Long fiber thermoplastics expand into traditional composite market areas.

When relining potable water networks becomes reality

A new relining process involving a styrene-free resin allowed engineers to renovate an old pipe in the middle of Amsterdam with minimal upheaval.

CRP Group’s technology is supporting the first Italian high performance electric motorcycle.

How professional 3D Printing and Windform® GT material helped in the construction of drone and medical devices.

Driven by the ever-increasing demand for energy, pressure vessels have quickly adopted to the needs of the 21st century.

Carbon fiber plastics reinforced no longer have to be incinerated or sent to landfill but can be recycled and reused.

An effective composite should be able to optimize the properties of the individual components as one.

Composite materials allow the replacement of traditional materials and provide more options allowing higher design freedom to designers.

New materials create higher-performing components. This can be seen with materials such as composites for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).

Reinforced Plastics spoke to Dylan Neal from Iowa State University about the PrISUm solar car project.

Composites are a dynamic, high-volume growth industry in Europe.

Vitrimers are ‘malleable thermosets’ which are challenging the status quo in the composites industry.

Now that natural fibers have lost a lot of their traditional market shares to synthetic fibers, they are gearing up to conquer new markets.

Residents across North America and the Caribbean are still feeling the impact of one of the most destructive hurricane seasons in recent memory.

Fibrelite has formed a number of strategic partnerships with major precast manufacturers in Europe and the USA.

Over the past several years, lightweight construction has undeniably become a driving force in many areas of transportation.

As research into how carbon fiber composites will perform in an airplane crash is ramping up, we talk to one of the researchers investigating it.

The benefits of composite materials are now widely appreciated in the automotive industry.

Fiber reinforced plastics have been attracting enormous media interest over the last few months, especially in lightweight construction.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Hinrich Hampe from Toho Tenax Europe GmbH.

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