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

Date palm fibers: a promising new bio-fiber

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.

A new way of finishing reinforced plastic surfaces at the molecular level could lead to better bonding and a wider range of materials.

This trend for smarter technologies extends beyond electronic devices and into the materials that create them.

A UK company has recently doubled its capacity for precision cutting of composites – reducing waste and improving efficiency.

We propose moving to a newly invented biopolymer platform to resolve the problem of single use plastics in medical applications.

Chris Matenaers, marketing director of Zoro UK stresses why it is important that SMEs must have confidence in PPE suppliers.

A biopolymer made from renewable feedstocks could answer the UK’s ban on single-use plastics.

A UK composite parts manufacturer has experienced a 50% growth over six months. Liz Nickels spoke to Rockwood Composites about what prompted the growth.

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