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PUBLISHED: 2/22/2019

Rucks Maschinenbau introduces continuous compression molding system for organosheets

The company claims this process offers a lower-cost option for the manufacture of organic sheets, while enabling higher pressing forces and temperatures.

PUBLISHED: 11/30/2018

Composites Evolution develops hybrid tooling prepregs

Composites Evolution has developed a new tooling prepreg system based on a hybrid combination of carbon fiber and flax fiber reinforcements.

PUBLISHED: 10/21/2015

Carbon fiber/flax reinforcements

Composites Evolution (CE, Bridge Way, Chesterfield, UK) has developed a range of carbon fiber/flax hybrid reinforcements, offered as an alternative to carbon fibers.

PUBLISHED: 4/28/2015

Highly aligned flax reinforcement

NetComposites (Chesterfield, UK), in collaboration with Tilsatec and FORMAX (Leicester, UK), has developed a highly aligned, flax-based tape and non-crimp fabric.

PUBLISHED: 4/28/2015

Binder for natural fiber composites

BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) has launched a new binder, Acrodur Power 2750 X, designed for the production of natural fiber composites for automotive lightweight applications such as interior car door panels or shelves.

PUBLISHED: 6/2/2014

Flax and hemp composites

The European Confederation of Flax and Hemp (CELC, Paris, France) introduced at JEC Europe 2014 a supplement to its technical reference publication, Flax and hemp fibres: a natural solution for the composite industry.

PUBLISHED: 6/3/2013

Glass and flax fiber/bio-resin prepregs

Composites Evolution Ltd. launched at JEC Europe 2013 its glass-filled and flax-filled poly(furfuryl alcohol) (PFA) bio-resin prepregs.

PUBLISHED: 10/4/2012

New cellulose-based fiber

Biomid is a new 100 percent cellulose-based fiber for use in composites, developed by Gordon Shank Consulting LLC and composite materials distributor ENC International.

PUBLISHED: 6/1/2012

Cellulose fiber-reinforced polypropylene

UPM, a pulp and paper conglomerate, offered a new product for composites: UPM ForMi is a cellulose fiber-reinforced polypropylene for sustainable injection molding applications.

PUBLISHED: 6/1/2012

Low-density flax fiber prepregs

Procotex SA showed an array of flax fiber unidirectional prepregs for high-performance “eco-composites.”

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