NATURAL FIBERS

Carbon Fibers

Airbond expands composite fiber splicing product range and capabilities

Splicing limits increased tenfold to handle more challenging materials at higher concentrations.
#aramidfiber

Natural Fibers

Natural fiber woven tapes possess improved mechanical properties, sustainability

vombaur woven tapes are composed from flax fibers, maintaining high rigidity and strength, with 33% lower CO2 emissions generated.

Construction

Lingrove launches Ekoa Surface Peel N’Stick and receives automotive orders

Natural fiber/bio-thermoplastic composite veneers meet sustainability and performance demands for multiple markets.
#biomaterials #sustainability

Construction

Teijin contributes to sustainability with infrastructure innovations

In light of climate change and increasingly aggressive environments, Teijin focuses on new, sustainable infrastructure technologies that will enable more adaptability.
#aramidfiber #infrastructure #sustainability

Core

3A Composites promotes sustainability initiatives

The company passed its annual FSC review, ensuring responsible balsa wood management, and confirmed Baltek SBC as a carbon-neutral core material. 
#sustainability

Carbon Fibers

CSP Advanced Materials Center unveils composite battery enclosure and material innovations

Transition into broader R&D capabilities include honeycomb manufacturing process for ultra-lightweight Class A panels and a full-sized, multi-material battery enclosure featuring a one-piece composite cover.
#electricvehicles #trends

Natural Fibers

Avions Mauboussin launches STOL hybrid-hydrogen aircraft

Hybrid Zéphyr engine for electric/hydrogen capabilities and a natural fiber composite-based design revive and reinvent an energy-efficient aircraft brand.
#generalaviation #aeroengines

Poly/Vinyl Esters

SourceBook 2021

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

Glass Fibers

AMAC, FibreCoat partner, launch aluminum-coated, multifilament composite yarn

Alucoat are metal-coated, glass or basalt fibers suitable as electromagnetic shielding material in automotive applications such as radar or antennae. 
#weaving #electronics

Design/Simulation

Teijin Aramid program produces bio-based, high-performance aramid fibers

The 2018 pilot program, in partnership with BioBTW, successfully produces Twaron yarn from bio-based aromatic materials without altering the material properties. 
#aramidfiber #biomaterials #sustainability