CONSUMER

Consumer

BMW i develops first electrified wingsuit for human flight

Embodying a futuristic approach, the carbon fiber and aluminum wingsuit with its electric propulsion system is a concept that even airsports daredevils won’t be able to ignore.
#bmw

Consumer

All-composite white cane improves mobility for visually impaired

The light weight, ergonomics and stiffness provided by the carbon fiber composite design enable a safer, easier to handle mobility solution.
#medical #application

Consumer

Flexible carbon fiber plates enable high-performance footwear

Carbitex’s flexible carbon fiber/thermoplastic composite plates use creative engineering to eliminate design compromises in athletic footwear.
#workinprogress

Automotive

Dynamic Modifiers introduces low-smoke, flame-retardant thermoplastic compound

Made for a wide range of markets, PAL...VersaCHAR addresses concerns surrounding traditional flame-retardant materials without sacrificing performance.

Epoxies

The markets: Electronics (2021)

Consumer demand in the electronics market for greater durability and more features at lower cost and weight is driving OEMs toward composite solutions.
#feature #electronics #multitudeofmarkets

Carbon Fibers

Innovate UK grants NCC £355k to help achieve net zero future

Funding will investigate how composite materials can best be used in final products, mitigation of their environmental impact and overall sustainability. 
#sustainability

Carbon Fibers

The markets: Sports and recreation (2021)

The use of lightweight and high-performance composite materials in sports equipment continues to increase.
#feature #sustainability #biomaterials

Core

SourceBook 2021

Welcome to the online SourceBook, the counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SourceBook composites industry buyer's guide.
#adhesives

Consumer

Cobra International mass produces new composite canoes

Cobra’s manufacturing process for ARE Tahiti’s carbon fiber and glass/carbon fiber hybrid OC-1 canoe models enables production of up to 50 per month.

Consumer

Composite Recycling Technology Center launches recycled carbon fiber sports bench

The bench, launched with the remodel of a Washington-based aquatic center, is said to be durable and easy to clean for sports and aquatic facilities.
#sustainability