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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.”

PUBLISHED: 3/13/2012

Amber Composites develops natural flax fiber prepreg

Amber Composites has announced the availability of prepreg with fabric made from sustainably-sourced woven flax.

PUBLISHED: 3/4/2011

Antiballistic composite line upgraded

Honeywell has added new ballistic materials to its Spectra Shield II line that offer further weight reduction, greater ballistic performance and improved safety in soft armor applications.

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