Sports and Recreation Composites

Golf clubs, tennis rackets, hockey sticks and bicycles benefit from the high strength and light weight qualities of composites — particularly carbon fiber composites. Filament winding is the dominant manufacturing process in this market.
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Composites: Irrational exuberance?

Columnist Dale Brosius advises against overoptimism as he reflects that much of the composites technology on display at JEC World 2019 were prototypes and proof of concepts, not revenue-generating products.
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Index moves higher on new orders rebound

The Composites Business Index moved higher in February 2019, rebounding from January’s low.

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Toray structural resin system developed for high-end motorsports

The Toray TC346 prepreg resin system is said to have the highest combined Tg and high-temperature mechanical property retention available for the market.