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Composite processing features, July 2011

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IHS Global Insight publishes top 10 economic predictions for 2012

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Motorcycle swingarm redesigned in carbon composite

How the redesign of a motorbike swingarm in carbon fibre epoxy prepreg was made possible by using the Composites Modeler ply modelling and fibre simulation

The recreational boat building industry is a major consumer of composite materials. But the global economic downturn left material suppliers and boat build

Thicker laminate structure in new commercial passenger aircraft will affect maintainability. Vicki P. McConnell identifies possible changes in composite re

Specialist kiteboard and surfboard manufacturer North Kiteboarding uses TeXtreme spread tow carbon fabric from Oxeon AB in its new Select and Team Series c

A £25 million centre for innovation in composites design and manufacture officially opens in the UK in late November. CEO Peter Chivers gave Amanda Jacob a

Is automotive design paradigm shifting into high gear on a direct drive to carbon fibre body-in-black? Vicki P. McConnell looks at new FRP products for veh

Eric Debondue, Business Development Leader, 3B-the fibreglass company, discusses the development of glass fibre composite compressed natural gas (CNG) cyli

Christian Fais, General Sales Manager North America for Dieffenbacher, outlines the potential of high-pressure resin transfer moulding (HP-RTM) for series

FORMAX doesn’t do ‘off the shelf’ – it works with customers to develop bespoke reinforcements optimised for their composite processes and applications. Rei

Bernd Hoevel, Senior R&D Manager, and Alain Sagnard, Senior R&D Engineer, at the Dow Chemical Company, describe how the company's foam core material and e

Various materials have been used as core materials in sandwich composites to produce strong, lightweight and cost-effective structures in a broad range of

Over the past decades, structural adhesives have evolved into effective and dependable alternatives to conventional joining techniques such as bolting, riv

The automotive industry is using increasing quantities of carbon fibre composites and the latest advances in automated mass production techniques can be se

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