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

UK composites down the line

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).

State of the art composites technology and electric propulsion are enabling designers to rethink the fundamental concept of motorcycles.

Long fiber thermoplastics expand into traditional composite market areas.

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.

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