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Published: 6/8/2016

Thermoplastic composite pipe goes deep
Magma Global has already made a name for itself with the manufacture of its PEEK-based m-pipe for subsea oil exploration. Now it can go as deep as 10,000 ft/3,000m at pressures up to 15 ksi.

Published: 5/26/2016

Thermoplastic composite riser making waves in oil and gas work
The use of composites in deepwater oil and gas drilling has been long sought, and few companies have been more active than Netherlands-based Airborne Oil & Gas, which manufacture thermoplastic composite pipe that is being tested in Brazilian waters.

Published: 5/10/2016

Report: Offshore Technology Conference
A special session at this year’s OTC energy summit in Houston assessed U.S. domestic off-shore wind capabilities and needs; a new project was announced to study the feasibility of wind-powered well water injection.

Published: 3/24/2016

What do PU/carbon spars and the Valencia lighthouse have in common?
Saertex reinforcements, infusion, speed of fabrication and long life.

Published: 2/24/2016

Carbures: Conquering the world for composites
This global Tier 2 supplier produced 39,322 parts for Airbus in 2015, has sold seven RMCP machines to China capable of 40,000-75,000 composite auto parts/yr and is completing a study on opportunities for composites in oil and gas applications in Mex...

Published: 12/17/2015

For carbon fiber, the future certainly looks bright
CompositesWorld's annual Carbon Fiber conference last week included an upbeat outlook for the supply and demand of carbon fiber, with particularly strong growth expected in automotive, pressure vessels and energy development.

Published: 10/20/2015

New 250°F/120°C No Oven No Autoclave epoxy
Designed for room-temp infusion and filament winding with 2-hr no-heat-added cure or 15-30 min heated cure without post-cure for flexible processing of marine, industrial and energy structures.

Published: 9/16/2015

AVANCO: Driving the industrialization of CFRP structures
The AVANCO Group is producing high-quality CFRP parts into a wide array of applications from six production facilities in Germany and the US.

Published: 6/15/2015

Wind energy: No blades needed?
A startup seeks to take the blades out of wind generators.

Published: 12/4/2014

Recycling carbon fiber for structural applications
Research aims to characterize recycled carbon fiber (RCF) for use in aero interiors and also to recycle continuous carbon fiber.