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Published: 7/17/2019

Natural fiber enables e-bike for package delivery
New parcel delivery vehicle concept employs a natural fiber prepreg for low weight, vibration dampening, non-conductivity and flame retardancy.

Published: 6/25/2019

Natural fiber composites: What’s holding them back?
Natural fiber reinforcements have been available for some time, but factors such as compatibility with current processes and geographic availability continue to limit widespread use.

Published: 3/20/2019

SAMPE Summit 19 Paris
SAMPE Europe hosted its annual summit at Pullman Hotel Paris Tour Eiffel on March 11, prior to JEC World 2019.

Published: 2/1/2019

Withstanding fire without the weight
New composites meet stringent fire requirements while lightweighting ships, rail cars and battery boxes for electric cars and planes.

Published: 12/11/2018

Exploring renewable solutions with wood-based biocomposites
From drinking straws to furniture to bottle caps to housing construction, wood-based biocomposites find more and more applications.

Published: 10/23/2018

IBEX 2018: Growth, 3D printing and thermoplastic composites in the marine industry
Sustainability was the fourth trend, including recycling end-of-life fiberglass boats.

Published: 9/17/2018

Continuous Fiber Manufacturing (CFM) with moi composites
Continuous fiber 3D printing using epoxy, vinylester and acrylic with continuous glass, carbon, basalt and other fibers, including deposition along nonlinear curves, is only the beginning.

Published: 5/30/2018

Ekoa TP, better than wood
Flax fiber/bio-thermoplastic composite provide look and feel of wood but higher properties, targeting $80 billion interiors market and, eventually, a wood replacement for construction.

Published: 2/26/2018

This is going to be big: Automotive composites forecast
A company by the name of Global Market Insights Inc. contacted me recently, alerting me to the presence of a new forecast report for automotive composites.

Published: 12/21/2017

CAMX 2017: Highlights from the floor
3D printing and nanotechnology developments promise to cut time and cost in composite structures production while recycling and sustainability continue to grow in importance.