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Composite processing features, July 2013

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An introduction to vacuum infusion

Vacuum infusion can be used to produce high quality composite parts with minimal styrene emissions. This article describes the materials and equipment requ

Reinforced Plastics magazine: 2013 archive

As we reach the end of 2013, here's a handy review of the topics we've covered in the six issues of Reinforced Plastics magazine this year.

The manufacture of carbon fibre can result in the emission of several substances harmful to humans and the environment and is therefore heavily regulated b

These are the most downloaded articles from ScienceDirect in the last 90 days for the Elsevier journal Composites Part B: Engineering.

Aircraft maker Boeing and ORACLE TEAM USA, winner of the 34th America's Cup, are collaborating to recycle the carbon fibre mast and hull of USA-71, a yacht

The entry into service of an increasing number of composites-intensive aircraft is creating demand for technicians skilled in repairing these materials.

This article compares the various laser technologies that have been considered for CFRP cleaning, and explores the implementation of the excimer laser tech

This article discusses the issues surrounding the recycling of glass fibre reinforced plastics (GRP), and reviews some of the options available today.

This article discusses a problem which is facing the composites community, that of end-of-life boat disposal.

Amanda Jacob visited Lamborghini’s headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese to see the production line for the carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) monocoque

This article compares the various laser technologies that have been considered for CFRP cleaning, and explores the implementation of the excimer laser tech

This article discusses the issues surrounding the recycling of glass fibre reinforced plastics (GRP), and reviews some of the options available today.

This year's COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show takes place in Stuttgart, Germany, on 17-19 September. In our preview we look at just some of the innovations whic

Today's large wind turbine blades need to come out of the mould right the first time, with no defects. An important contributor to this is a mould release

Wind turbine blades are usually made of glass fibre reinforced epoxy. But with the wind power industry growing fast, the quest is on to find less time cons

Here we list some of the latest publications related to fibre reinforced plastics.

33 companies, including Ashland, DSM, Gurit, TenCate and Toyota, are supporting the new Aachen Centre for Integrated Lightweight Production (AZL) at RWTH A

Today's large wind turbine blades need to come out of the mould right the first time, with no defects. An important contributor to this is a mould release

The May/June issue of Reinforced Plastics magazine can be downloaded here.

Reinforced Plastics spoke to Robert Puyenbroek, Global R&D Director at DSM Composite Resins, about the business' innovation strategy.

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