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Single-use plastic for composite infusion moulding: no excuse

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

Passion, engineering power and a deep industry understanding

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

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

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

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

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

State of the art composites technology and electric propulsion are enabling designers to rethink the fundamental concept of motorcycles.

Long fiber thermoplastics expand into traditional composite market areas.

A new relining process involving a styrene-free resin allowed engineers to renovate an old pipe in the middle of Amsterdam with minimal upheaval.

CRP Group’s technology is supporting the first Italian high performance electric motorcycle.

Advances in machine technology and improvements in materials are progressing the use of additive manufacturing in the composites market.

How professional 3D Printing and Windform® GT material helped in the construction of drone and medical devices.

plant-based green, sustainable polymers and composites that can replace conventional petroleum-based materials are making big strides

Driven by the ever-increasing demand for energy, pressure vessels have quickly adopted to the needs of the 21st century.

Carbon fiber plastics reinforced no longer have to be incinerated or sent to landfill but can be recycled and reused.

An effective composite should be able to optimize the properties of the individual components as one.

Composite materials allow the replacement of traditional materials and provide more options allowing higher design freedom to designers.

CE marking is evidence that the product meets the minimum legal and technical requirements of safety in the European Union.

New materials create higher-performing components. This can be seen with materials such as composites for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).

Reinforced Plastics spoke to Dylan Neal from Iowa State University about the PrISUm solar car project.

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