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Bcomp, a Swiss company specialized in lightweighting, used natural fiber composites to make innovative skis.

Industry 4.0 for composites

This article reviews what Industry 4.0 is, what it means for composites, and how far technology has already come in the sector.

A new coupling agent has been especially developed to improve the fiber-matrix adhesion in carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP).

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.

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).

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

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

Now that natural fibers have lost a lot of their traditional market shares to synthetic fibers, they are gearing up to conquer new markets.

Fibrelite has formed a number of strategic partnerships with major precast manufacturers in Europe and the USA.

Over the past several years, lightweight construction has undeniably become a driving force in many areas of transportation.

Manufacturers have become attuned to the need for process improvements that generate real cost savings, accelerate production and improve part quality.

The benefits of composite materials are now widely appreciated in the automotive industry.

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

For some years now many leading companies have used EconCore ThermHex technology for making thermoplastic honeycomb core materials and panels.

Innovating in parallel with the composites industry, Chomarat has developed a new textile solution.

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