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Improvements in the carbonisation of viscose fibers

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%.

Algae to sustainably produce carbon fiber

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.

The awakening of the public’s awareness that single-use plastic is damaging our environment and oceans gathers more belief than world climate change.

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.

Dr Ashlee Jahnke, head of research and development at Teysha Technologies, suggests a sustainable solution to the plastic pollution problem.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Dr. Johannes Martin from Biesterfeld Spezialchemie about composites manufacturing.

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.

Advances in machine technology and improvements in materials are progressing the use of additive manufacturing in the composites market.

How professional 3D Printing and Windform® GT material helped in the construction of drone and medical devices.

plant-based green, sustainable polymers and composites that can replace conventional petroleum-based materials are making big strides

Carbon fiber plastics reinforced no longer have to be incinerated or sent to landfill but can be recycled and reused.

An effective composite should be able to optimize the properties of the individual components as one.

CE marking is evidence that the product meets the minimum legal and technical requirements of safety in the European Union.

New materials create higher-performing components. This can be seen with materials such as composites for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).

Reinforced Plastics talks to people pushing out the boundaries of 3D printing.

Composites are a dynamic, high-volume growth industry in Europe.

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