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UK composites down the line

A UK composite parts manufacturer has experienced a 50% growth over six months. Liz Nickels spoke to Rockwood Composites about what prompted the growth.

Closing the circle with recycled carbon fiber

A UK company has recently increased its capacity for parts using recycled carbon fiber prepreg.

Alongside the many mainstream plastics technologies on show at K, a number of new composite manufacturing processes and materials were presented.

EconCore, based in Leuven (Belgium) and founded 2005, provides technology for the continuous production of honeycomb sandwich materials.

Reinforced Plastics sat down with a representative of Boston Materials to learn about their Carbon Supercomposite.

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%.

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.

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.

Long fiber thermoplastics expand into traditional composite market areas.

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

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.

Composite materials allow the replacement of traditional materials and provide more options allowing higher design freedom to designers.

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

Molecor, a Spanish company founded in 2006, has developed Molecular Orientation Technology applied to water under pressure canalizations.

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

Vitrimers are ‘malleable thermosets’ which are challenging the status quo in the composites industry.

Liz Nickels spoke to Teton Composites about 3D printing reinforced plastics, stress analysis software, and the importance of analysis in composite design.

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