SOS Smart Operating Shelter project offers fast-build mobile healthcare structures using natural fiber/biopolymer sandwich panels.
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The extraction method reduces production cost, long-term health hazards and can be used as the main component in a non-formaldehyde binder system.
The partnership will accelerate new recycling technologies, such as delivering a series of R&D projects, investing in new material feedstocks and more.
A project of AZL’s partner institute, ITA, integrates flax fiber reinforcement with a PA11 resin matrix. Targeted end markets include automotive and wind energy.
Bitrez Ltd.’s new family of bio-based resins, including bio-epoxy systems and PFA, are designed for composite applications and are REACH compliant.
Announced at Nova-Institute’s Biocomposites Conference in Cologne, Germany, the winning entries use natural fiber composites for automotive and consumer goods applications.
Natural fiber composites and wood plastic composites compete for 7th annual innovation award.
JEC Group has announced its JEC Innovation Awards finalists, 33 total from 11 categories. Winners will be announced at JEC World 2020 on March 4.
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According to the report, there are 30 producers of biocomposite granules producing almost 130,000 tons of sustainable materials.
Porsche’s new 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport production vehicle features biofiber composite body panels.
Ekoa 99.7% bio-based veneers are used to finish surfaces in walls, ceilings, furniture and vehicle interiors.
As we celebrate National Composites Week, here are just a few of the many ways the composites industry is working toward a sustainable world.
Sicomin Epoxy Systems is featuring its line of advanced epoxy systems and high-performance composite solutions, including MaxCore, its new sandwich core infusion technology, and the latest addition to the GreenPoxy range, SR Greenpoxy 28, its new bio-resin specifically formulated for high-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM).
Flexible printed circuits and the Advanced Concepts for Aero‑Structures with Integrated Antennas and Sensors (ACASIAS) consortium.
The use of lightweight and high-performance materials in sports equipment continues to increase.
The carbon fiber-reinforced biocomposite sandwich panel features a 100% recycled foam core and has been designed for light weight and fire resistance.
The composites and lightweight specialist has been named 94th on the Sunday Times’ list of top-performing private businesses in the U.K. based on sales growth.
The companies are collaborating to combine Victrex’s PAEK material expertise and Bond’s 3D printing technology for an accelerated pathway to 3D-printed PAEK part production.
Taking place Sept. 10-12, 2019, the new joint event combines Composites Europe and the International Composites Conference (ICC).
The competition will be held during the ACCE at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich., U.S. September 4-6, 2019.
A company’s bio-based, polyamide composite comes with a unique property profile that may help it carve a niche in automotive applications.
The manufacturing world likes to think of composites fabrication as a single, global entity that operates to serve its customers’ needs with a variety of highly engineered parts and structures.
The composites industry, in general, continued to show health and growth, powered particularly by the aerospace, automotive and wind energy sectors.
The BAMCO collaborative project aims to develop new biocomposites created from long bamboo fibres.
From drinking straws to furniture to bottle caps to housing construction, wood-based biocomposites find more and more applications.
Researchers claim date palm fiber polycaprolactone bio-composite has increased tensile strength and good low-velocity impact resistance.
Students engineered the design of the 2nd place winning bridge using a proprietary composite sheet material invented by a team of researchers at SD Mines.