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Composite applications features, July 2007

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FRP underfoot

David Kendall presents a review of a recent conference on the use of FRP in footbridges, showing existing applications and highlighting a significant area

Mixing up new recipes for SMC

The National Composite Center in Dayton, Ohio, USA, is opening a new SMC Center of Excellence. Dwight Rust, Senior Technical Advisor for NCC, outlines the

Czech company Peter-GFK is an RTM specialist producing composite components for trucks, buses and farm machinery. Amanda Jacob visited the company's produc

Developments in prepreg technology mean that these products are now becoming a popular choice in both performance and production boat building. Dr John Nix

Thermoplastics, thermosets, ‘green’ composites, carbon fibre – the 7th Annual Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition

A company on the Isle of Wight, geographical focus for some of the UK's leading expertise in both composites and renewable energies, has provided Reinforce

There are numerous applications for composites in the civil engineering sector. Marcus Reichl reports.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)'s trade show takes place in Tampa, Florida, on 17–19 October. We preview some of the developments

Resins for building reinforced plastic boats have become a largely bipolar affair. Polyester remains the general, affordable medium for ‘commodity’ boat bu

In the virtual world, computers can model and simulate the performance of composite materials, design and manufacturing. Vicki P. McConnell reviews new sof

Mike and Pam Brady report from the second annual Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Automotive Engineering Plastics Conference (AutoEPCON), where the purp

George Marsh investigates GKN Aerospace's plans for the future, in which composite materials play a key role.

There was ample evidence at the Australian International Air Show 2007 that the country is playing its part in the reinforced plastics revolution that cont

Corinne Gangloff of The Freedonia Group Inc examines the current status of the US composites market.

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