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Longer fibers, increased strength

When producing high-strength lightweight parts in large volumes, the length of the structural reinforcing fibers is of key importance.

Interview with Steven Bassetti

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Steven Bassetti from Michelman about its fiber technologies and the current trends in the composite industry.

Motor racing has spawned or catalyzed countless technological innovations that have made road cars safer and more efficient.

From the dawn of civilization, carbon black has been a component of humankind’s tool chest.

Composite body armor protects a wide range of civilians from security guards to police officers and from bailiffs to VIPs.

Carbon fiber offers a great many performance and lightweighting benefits for composites.

As a rule, predicting the future should only be done in the privacy of your own mind, or if need be: verbally.

Carbon fiber manufacturers are adding production capacity to meet an increasing number of high performance applications.

An innovative building technique using stackable, sand reinforced polyester bricks could speed up the construction process.

A growing environmental problem and the increasing scarcity of non-renewable resources are heavily modifying our habits.

POLYTEC gives us a look behind the scenes in the development process of automotive parts.

Liz Nickels looks at current research into the use of ‘wonder material’ graphene to improve fiber reinforced plastics.

Download the first chapter of "Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer Across Nanometer Vacuum Gaps".

A lot of money and materials gets wasted. The website www.composite-trade.com was conceived to put an end to all that.

Scott & Fyfe, an employee owned technical textile manufacturer, has become a member of the Composites UK trade association.

Django Mathijsen discusses how Solar powered vehicles are starting to show real potential.

Dust free operations are possible with carbon or glass thermosets.

Liz Nickels delves into the world of internet business funding sites to see which innovative composite projects have captured the interest of investors.

Reinforced Plastics investigates which new fibers might be popular in composites in the future.

Liz Nickels looks back at the groundbreaking composite commercial spacecraft eleven years on.

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SGL Group and German engineering company Bertrandt have developed a new design idea for the interior structures of automotive vehicles.

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The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub, in the UK, has released its second call for feasibility studies.

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