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Published: 5/6/2018

Pultruded composites market growing, says EPTA
The European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA, Frankfurt, Germany) has published an in-depth report on its highly successful 2018 conference, held in Vienna on March 1-2, 2018. The 12-page document, World Pultrusion Conference 2018: Attractiv...

Published: 10/31/2017

CW Talks: How carbon fiber beat out steel in elevator cabling
CW Talks: The Composites Podcast learns from KONE’s Steve Gonzalez how pultruded carbon fiber UltraRope was developed to help move elevators up and down in the world’s tallest buildings.

Published: 9/12/2017

Pultrusions growing in construction: new EPTA report
There’s a new report out from EPTA (European Pultrusion Technology Assn., Frankfurt am Main, Germany) that discusses new trends for pultrusion in building and construction.

Published: 8/9/2017

KraussMaffei doubles pultrusion speed and continued developing composites processes for large series production
New iPul pultrusion system doubles production speed while intelligent automation cuts cycle time in FiberForm and RTM processes.

Published: 8/5/2017

Superbeam: Steel and carbon fiber work together to revolutionize structural elements
New approach to CFRP-strengthened steel beams increases load capacity by >75%, enabling dramatic downsizing while maintaining traditional bolted and welded attachments.

Published: 6/22/2017

Automated Preforming — Quilted Stratum Process (QSP)
CW’s tour of CETIM (Nantes, France) and the QSP line which preforms multi-thickness thermoplastic materials in 40-90 seconds for composite parts with cycle times of 1-2 minutes.

Published: 12/8/2016

For the Corvette, a smooth ride depends on composites
On a vehicle already famous for having a long history of composites use, finding a new part on which to apply the material is a challenge, but PolyOne’s Advanced Composites Glasforms unit managed to do just that.

Published: 6/9/2016

An FRP facelift
When the University of Valencia's business school expanded its facilities, it turned to fire-rated composite structures to fabricate the 7000-sq-m of façade used to help modernize the structures.

Published: 1/1/2014

Fabrication methods
There are numerous methods for fabricating composite components. Some methods have been borrowed (injection molding, for example), but many were developed to meet specific design or manufacturing challenges. Selection of a method for a particular pa...