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Composite industry features, January 2007

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Europe's glass fibre association celebrates 20 years

In this exclusive article, Gilbert Maeyaert, general secretary of the 20-year-old European glass fibre association APFE, offers his view of the industry's

China's glass fibre industry plans for growth

The annual output of the Chinese fibreglass industry reached 950 000 tons in 2005, making China the world's second largest glass fibre manufacturer. We rev

When it comes to bonding composites, epoxy adhesives create secure joints, provide cost economies and reduce component weight. Mike North, Application Engi

Basalt fibre offers an alternative to carbon and glass in the filament winding of compressed natural gas cylinders. Dmitri Pavlovski, Boris Mislavsky and A

New powers that exist within the hazardous waste regulations have significantly increased the regulatory compliance burden for many companies and yet there

Anthony Grant visited Swedish manufacturer Carbonia Composites.

Sangeeta Baksi and Soumitra Biswas of the Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council and Alok Somani of Black Burn Co Pvt Ltd, India, discuss

Plastics continue to replace traditional materials such as metals in many high performance applications. Developments in fibre reinforcement for thermoplas

Jaap Ketel, owner and director of Ketel Consulting Agents BV in Leusden, the Netherlands, has been involved in the composites industry for over 40 years. H

The global carbon fibre reinforced plastic market is expected to be worth US$13.6 million by 2010, representing an increase of 37% over 2006 figures. Consu

George Marsh takes a look at the non-destructive testing of composites at the UK's NDT Validation Centre in Wales.

A single-shot casting system minimises production time, materials and waste. Udo Buchholz, Global Marketing Manager, Huntsman Advanced Materials, Design &

Reinforced Plastics celebrated 50 years of publication in 2006. Over the years, the magazine has grown alongside the composites industry to become the lead

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