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The composites industry: plenty of opportunities in heterogeneous market

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.

How one of the strongest, lightest automotive construction materials is overcoming the problems that have so far kept it from entering the mainstream.

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

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.

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Composites manufacturer says that it plans for its production plant in Laholm, Sweden to obtain 100% of its energy from fossil free sources 2019.

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Computer models show that the right mix of hydrogen bonds is critical for producing polymer and cement composites that are strong, tough and ductile.

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Carbon fiber company SGL Group and Fraunhofer IGCV have founded the joint Fiber Placement Center at SGL’s plant in Meitingen, Germany.

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Exel Composites plans to exhibit a range of its products for construction at JEC World 2018, taking place in Paris, France from 6-8 March 2018.

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Prepreg specialists North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) plans to showcase a number of applications where its materials have been used at JEC World.

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