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Materials features, July 2014

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FE-SEM image of MnSO4 salt micro-bowls

The winning cover image of Volume 9, Issue 5 on Nano Today.

Using AM for gas turbine repair

Swedish-based Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB makes gas turbines for power generation in industrial and oil and gas applications. To help reduce maint

TenCate Advanced Composites has been involved in a long term tooling project with Austrian company Schiebel to develop materials for the CAMCOPTER® S-100 U

Research continues to improve prospects for the increased reuse of automotive composites production waste. J.P. Snudden, C. Ward, and K. Potter of the Adva

Free downloads of specially selected papers covering advanced imaging techniques.

Free downloads of specially selected papers covering advanced imaging techniques.

Complimentary whitepaper covering rapid design, creation and inspection of micro- and nano-scale functional prototype devices.

Free downloads of specially selected papers covering advanced imaging techniques.

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In a further conference report from the recent PM2014 World Congress in Orlando, Consulting Editor Joseph Capus reports on PM developments in the automotiv

Research continues to improve prospects for the increased reuse of automotive composites production waste. J.P. Snudden, C. Ward, and K. Potter of the Adva

A reference system is proposed describing the key attributes of a product from a manufacturability stand-point.

Research continues to improve prospects for the increased reuse of automotive composites production waste. J.P. Snudden, C. Ward, and K. Potter of the Adva

At this year’s CAMX trade show in Florida, Bayer MaterialScience showcased a number of polyurethane composite parts developed with customers for the agricu

Here's a review of the topics we've covered in the six issues of Reinforced Plastics magazine published this year.

A Slovakian company, CEIT Biomedical Engineering has used additive manufacturing (AM) technology from EOS to provide doctors with bone replacement material

TenCate Advanced Composites has been involved in a long term tooling project with Austrian company Schiebel to develop materials for the CAMCOPTER® S-100 U

As part of our new Current Research program, Materials Today is delighted to introduce this presentation from Chenjie Xu.

Read Yury Gogotsi's responses to his webinar: MXenes: a new family of two-dimensional materials.

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Richard Felton, editor of this magazine from 2001 to 2010, has passed away, following a protracted illness.

An assessment of the European GRP market was delivered by AVK at Composites Europe in Düsseldorf, Germany recently. Mark Holmes reports on solid growth for

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Australian company GMS Composites has developed a low temperature epoxy prepreg tooling system that is proving ideal for repairs to Boeing 777 composite pa

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General Lasertronics Corporation has examined the degree to which laser surface preparation of composite material enhanced the repeatability and fracture t

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Powder rheometry can be used to ensure that metal powders for additive manufacturing deliver the performance and consistency required in demanding applicat

Download the article from the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014.

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General Lasertronics Corporation has examined the degree to which laser surface preparation of composite material enhanced the repeatability and fracture t

This special Renewable Energy Focus power generation report reviews the latest REMIPEG (Renewable Electricity Market, Installed Power and Annual Electricit

Keith Sharp and Katharina Davies (Frey) of SAERTEX USA explain the benefits of the company's 3D non-crimp fabrics (NCF).

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Consulting Editor Joseph Capus highlights the winners of the 2014 MPIF PM Design Excellence Competition.

Composite patches are becoming an increasingly attractive option to repair aircraft structures, but the process needs to be speeded up. George Marsh report

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The winning cover image of Volume 9, Issue 4 on Nano Today.

Composite patches are becoming an increasingly attractive option to repair aircraft structures, but the process needs to be speeded up. George Marsh report

In 2000 GKN Sinter Metals was approved by an automotive manufacturer and asked to produce powder metal parts in large quantities for car seat structures. S

In a comparative trial on an aircraft component, a composite sandwich design based on Evonik’s ROHACELL® HERO polymethacrylimide (PMI) foam core material w

Glass fibre and carbon fibre reinforced plastics (GRP and CFRP) have excellent properties but one barrier to the increased use of these materials is the la

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Glass fibre and carbon fibre reinforced plastics (GRP and CFRP) have excellent properties but one barrier to the increased use of these materials is the la

This year's COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 7-9 October. In our preview we take a look at some of the innovations which

Subra Suresh shares his thoughts on the Elsevier Materials Science Council and its role within the materials science research community.

A round-up of some of the latest composites-related patents. This month's inventions include a carbon fibre vehicle axle support from BMW, a composite mono

Andreas Erber and Simon Spitko of SGL Group describe how improved thermoplastic composite systems can be achieved through customised materials and process

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Andreas Erber and Simon Spitko of SGL Group describe how improved thermoplastic composite systems can be achieved through customised materials and process

Non-destructive testing with active thermography is now a reality for composite materials, both in the field and on the production line. Tobias Kroeger of

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Pauline Carnell, product manager at Malvern Instruments, discusses how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis can improve the characterisation of metal powders.

A collaborative European project is underway to make greater use of composites in the automotive industry through improvements in the pultrusion process. N

One of the winning images of the 2014 Nano Today Cover Competition. Look out for more cover competition winners, here on Materials Today.

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Thermoplastics continue to gain ground in the world of composites. George Marsh takes a look at developments and where they have reached in a number of key

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Kenneth J A Brookes, Metal Powder Report Consulting Editor reports from MACH, the UK’s machine tool exhibition.

French company Sicomin, a leading supplier of epoxy systems in Europe, is completing Phase 3 of an expansion plan that is increasing its reach outside its

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Composite pressure vessels are playing an increasingly important role in energy storage. Not only can they reduce the weight of a vessel, but there are add

A round-up of some of the latest composites-related patents. This month's inventions include a FRP steering wheel from BMW, a repair process from Airbus, a

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Remote non-destructive testing of composites in aircraft is now possible. Jan Olav Endrerud of DolphiTech describes the development of such a system.

G.S. Upadhyaya reviews Sintering: From Empirical Observations to Scientific Principles by Randall M. German.

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Dr Florian Bechmann, head of development at Concept Laser, reports on trends and increased quality requirements in 3D printing.

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Composite pressure vessels are playing an increasingly important role in energy storage. Not only can they reduce the weight of a vessel, but there are add

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The following are the 10 most popular research articles for 2013 from the Elsevier journal Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing.

From its beginnings in 1989 EOS GmbH has grown to be the biggest player in the 3D metals printing industry. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Liz Nicke

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