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Reinforced Plastics features, July 2014

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High specification carbon fibre prepreg benefits CAMCOPTER® project

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

Reusing automotive composites production waste (part 3)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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