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The composites industry: plenty of opportunities in heterogeneous market

Fiber reinforced plastics have been attracting enormous media interest over the last few months, especially in lightweight construction.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Hinrich Hampe from Toho Tenax Europe GmbH.

How one of the strongest, lightest automotive construction materials is overcoming the problems that have so far kept it from entering the mainstream.

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

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.

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