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Composite applications features, January 2014

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Thermoplastic sandwich panel promises weight savings for aircraft interiors

French company SMTC is introducing Dynatech, a thermoplastic sandwich panel reported to offer significant weight and cost savings in aircraft and train int

Corrective measures are now reinvigorating India’s Renewable Energy sector, which had been marred by uncertainty, and abrupt changes, in policy in the last

Japan's Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd (SB), a specialist in high performance plastics, has acquired Vaupell, a US-based manufacturer of moulded components for a

Developments in affordable lightweight composite materials that can be used in mass production processes were to the fore at JEC Europe recently. Reinforce

Hexcel has introduced a number of new products for the aerospace and industrial markets. Reinforced Plastics reports on a new carbon fibre and an aerospace

Developments in affordable lightweight composite materials that can be used in mass production processes were to the fore at JEC Europe recently. Reinforce

Reinforced Plastics reports on a new method of reducing the density of SMC mouldings for automotive applications developed by DSM using a high performance

The use of composites in civil and military aircraft continues to increase. Freelance journalist George Marsh summarises where the use of reinforced plasti

AGY is adapting its S-2 glass fibres to meet specific end-user requirements. These include one range designed to meet the challenging conditions found in t

The use of composites in civil and military aircraft continues to increase. Freelance journalist George Marsh summarises where the use of reinforced plasti

Increased use of composites in traditional wind turbines and new ways to harness wind power that make use of the versatility of reinforced plastics are on

Dutch company Airborne International wants to be a leading player in the supply of composite blades for tidal turbines. We found out more from Peter Coppen

Increased use of composites in traditional wind turbines and new ways to harness wind power that make use of the versatility of reinforced plastics are on

REF Contributor George Marsh looks at the various systems that harness the enormous power contained in sea waves, as well as the ingenious means being deve

Steel, cast iron and concrete have traditionally been used in the construction industry for manhole and trench covers. However, a need to control corrosion

Corrosion in oil and gas fields can be extremely costly. David Marshall, President, Duoline® Technologies explains how glass reinforced epoxy composite lin

The association of composite companies and research institutes Carbon Composites e.V. has produced its latest review of the global carbon fibre market. We

2013 was another big year in automotive composites. Here we take a look at some of the key developments, including the much-anticipated launch of the BMW i

The association of composite companies and research institutes Carbon Composites e.V. has produced its latest review of the global carbon fibre market. Mar

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