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Coe’s and the alternative to phenolic resins

Liz Nickels spoke to a well-established composite manufacturer in the UK about its range of bespoke products and the future of GRP.

Date palm fibers: a promising new bio-fiber

Egyptian scientists have managed to extract long fibers with excellent properties from a plentiful bio-source that was previously overlooked: date palms.

In the past few years, composite materials have gained huge traction in the building industry owing to the numerous benefits which they provide.

Robert Glass, Head of Marketing at leading composites technology company, Exel Composites, examines the progress of composites.

We propose moving to a newly invented biopolymer platform to resolve the problem of single use plastics in medical applications.

A UK composite parts manufacturer has experienced a 50% growth over six months. Liz Nickels spoke to Rockwood Composites about what prompted the growth.

Reinforced Plastics sat down with Dr Dave Hampton of Camstent to talk about the company’s recent innovations in the composite market.

A UK company has recently increased its capacity for parts using recycled carbon fiber prepreg.

Alongside the many mainstream plastics technologies on show at K, a number of new composite manufacturing processes and materials were presented.

EconCore, based in Leuven (Belgium) and founded 2005, provides technology for the continuous production of honeycomb sandwich materials.

Innovative and more sustainable heavy-duty panels are replacing wooden and metal panels in applications in the building and construction industry.

A UK company and boat team are working together to develop a more suitable future for composite boatbuilding.

Reinforced Plastics sat down with a representative of Boston Materials to learn about their Carbon Supercomposite.

While maximum theoretical carbon yield for the carbonisation of viscose fibres is 44%, in reality the carbon yield is just in the range of 20%.

A breakthrough technology from the Technical University of Munich makes it possible to produce carbon fiber without any fossil materials.

Bio-based polymers, plastics and biocomposites can offer more sustainable materials with a lower environmental footprint and reduced carbon footprint.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Christoph Geyer from SAERTEX about their materials and their impact.

Bcomp, a Swiss company specialized in lightweighting, used natural fiber composites to make innovative skis.

This article reviews what Industry 4.0 is, what it means for composites, and how far technology has already come in the sector.

A new coupling agent has been especially developed to improve the fiber-matrix adhesion in carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP).

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