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When I see a taxi fly

Could air taxis be key to boosting the aerospace company post-Covid? Liz Nickels looks at several recent examples.

Managing plastic waste

What emerging economies like India can learn from developed nations.

With the superyacht industry remaining buoyant, there are increasing opportunities for composite structures aboard these luxury craft.

One of the greatest advantages of FRP (Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic) composites is versatility.

Reinforced Plastics sat down with Inkbit’s Co-founder and CEO, to discuss the evolving world of additive manufacturing and their new flagship 3D printer.

In the recent past, amid the massive efforts to halt climatechange, biodegradable plastics have been created.

Liz Nickels spoke to a well-established composite manufacturer in the UK about its range of bespoke products and the future of GRP.

A novel, environment-friendly approach to 3D printing metal–plastic hybrid structures.

Egyptian scientists have managed to extract long fibers with excellent properties from a plentiful bio-source that was previously overlooked: date palms.

Reinforced Plastics spoke to Eric Haiss from IDI Composites about the history of the company and the way forward post Covid.

After finding some short-lived success in the 1980s, are Aluminium Matrix Composites (AMCs) about to take off again?

How will composites companies deal with business, post-pandemic? Liz Nickels spoke to two top industry experts about the way forward.

A brief overview of Thermo Fisher company and its output.

In the past few years, composite materials have gained huge traction in the building industry owing to the numerous benefits which they provide.

A US start-up has developed a material modifier which, at tiny concentrations, could increase composite toughness by 100%.

To improve the tribological properties of composite materials, researchers have suggested the introduction of solid lubricants as a reinforcing phase.

Robert Glass, Head of Marketing at leading composites technology company, Exel Composites, examines the progress of composites.

Materials scientist Pete Beavis explains why we need to stop demonizing plastics and celebrate those who are reducing the impact on the environment.

A revolutionary 3D weaving system that redefines current industry standards – deploying cutting edge technology both in concept & design.

We look at the challenges of joining composite materials together and the advantages that adhesives and tapes have over traditional metal fasteners.

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