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The importance of big data

A 3D printing software company based in the US suggests that a data-driven approach to AM is the way forward to revolutionize this new technology.

Algae to sustainably produce carbon fiber

A breakthrough technology from the Technical University of Munich makes it possible to produce carbon fiber without any fossil materials.

A Sheffield knife manufacturer joined forces with the UK’s foremost AM center to develop an innovative way to 3D print a bespoke chef’s knife.

Bio-based polymers, plastics and biocomposites can offer more sustainable materials with a lower environmental footprint and reduced carbon footprint.

One of the trickiest problems for the additive manufacturing industry is the manufacture of hardmetal tools, inserts and wear parts.

Jagan Mohan Raj – Innovation Director, RPC bpi recycled products outlines a different approach to the use of recycled polymers.

Tom Pelletiers, Vice-President of New Business Development at Kymera International, has spent his entire career in the PM industry.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Christoph Geyer from SAERTEX about their materials and their impact.

A US-based 3D printing company is working with researchers to develop ‘disappearing’ magnesium parts.

The awakening of the public’s awareness that single-use plastic is damaging our environment and oceans gathers more belief than world climate change.

Binder jetting, a subset of additive manufacturing, is a suitable technique for the construction of metallic, ceramic and polymeric composite materials.

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

This paper comments on a range of papers covered at the Bilbao conference.

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

Specialty solvents and precision cleaning fluids can address the nuances and challenges of MIM and AM

Dr Ashlee Jahnke, head of research and development at Teysha Technologies, suggests a sustainable solution to the plastic pollution problem.

This article presents the effect of grain size on the mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical, dielectric and piezoelectric properties of ceramics.

Reinforced Plastics spoke with Dr. Johannes Martin from Biesterfeld Spezialchemie about composites manufacturing.

Bilbao, capital of the Basque Region and the largest city in northern Spain, played host to the Euro PM2018 Congress and Exhibition.

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

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