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Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe
For this Dutch consortium, bringing the manufacturability of thermoplastic materials to maturity is the goal in concert with OEMs, materials and equipment supplier members.
Thermoplastic composites: European consortia, galore!
In addition to the Thermoplastic Composites Research Center (TPRC, Enschede, The Netherlands) — see our article focused on TPRC, titled "Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe" under "Editor's Picks, at top right — there are many other European consortia, comprising private industry, university and government entities, which share the goals of exploring composites materials and methods for manufacturing them, including those with thermoplastic matrices. Here's a sampling.
JEC Europe 2014 Review
The composites world met again in Paris, vibrant, stronger, and more forward-looking than ever before.
- Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
- Other primary manufacturing equipment
- Auxiliary processing equipment
- Material handling equipment
- Consulting, process development