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3D printed FRP footbridge paves way for circular composites
The thermoplastic composite footbridge incorporates a short glass fiber-filled PET specifically designed for 3D printing.
Continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics data added to CAMPUS database
The new data, which will be released in October, is the result of an ongoing material standardization and characterization effort led by German reinforced plastics company AVK.
FRP bridge prototype uses large-scale 3D printing
Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM produced a pedestrian bridge prototype using large-scale additive manufacturing of continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastics.
Fortify and DSM partner to develop high-performance composite materials for 3D printing
The partnership combine’s Fortify’s manufacturing platform and fiber processing experience with DSM’s 3D printing experience and resins.
Bio-composites break into structural automotive applications
A company’s bio-based, polyamide composite comes with a unique property profile that may help it carve a niche in automotive applications.
Delivering the potential of thermoplastic composites
Why has the adoption of TPCs been slower than expected, and who is best placed to accelerate it?
Plant Tour: FiberCore Europe, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
From debond-proof bridges to cost-saving infrastructure rehab, InfraCore technology is establishing composites as the fourth major construction material.
JEC 2013 at first blush
CT Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan risks some immediate reactions to his week in Paris at the JEC Europe 2013 composites trade show.
Exceeding the Limits
Three novel fiber-reinforced, high-temperature thermoplastics promise part designers a broader means to push past performance barriers.