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  • How important is innovation to the future of the composites industry?
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 27 May 2014
    by Amanda Jacob, Content Development Editor, Reinforced Plastics Reinforced Plastics is conducting a survey on the importance of innovation in the composites industry. The survey is open to anyone...
    tags: innovation, composites, survey, Reinforced Plastics
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  • Connect with Reinforced Plastics on Google+
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 21 May 2014
    By Amanda Jacob, Content Development Editor, Reinforced Plastics This is just a brief post to let you know that if you have a profile on Google+, you can now add Reinforced Plastics to your circles...
    tags: Google, social media, Reinforced Plastics
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  • Can the UK maintain a leading position in the composites industry?
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 27 March 2014
    By Amanda Jacob, Content Development Editor, Reinforced Plastics Will UK manufacturing be left behind as others seize on international opportunities to manufacture and supply comp...
    tags: UK composites industry, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Education, Supply chain, Standards
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  • GUEST BLOG: Do you have any case studies related to NDT of composite materials?
    Posted by Guest bloggers • 26 February 2014
    A welcome letter from Dr Bernd Köhler, Editor-in-Chief of Case Studies in Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation, a new open access journal from Elsevier. Non-destructive methods are as l...
    tags: composites, NDT, testing, NDE, carbon fibre, Elsevier
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  • Tackling corrosion in the oilfield
    Posted by Mark Holmes • 20 February 2014
    For over 30 years glass reinforced epoxies (GRE) have proven to outperform other polymers in protecting tubulars from corrosion and abrasion. Corrosion in the oilfield can be caused by many sources: ...
    tags: corrosion, glass reinforced eopxy, oilfiled
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  • Show preview: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014
    Reinforced Plastics' preview of the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show taking place on 7-9 October in Düsseldorf.
  • An introduction to resin infusion
    This Reinforced Plastics feature provides a useful overview of the resin infusion process.
  • Evaluating the impact of chemical waste: How safety and the bottom line can both benefit
    This paper demonstrates that it is possible to reduce chemical costs by identifying and limiting the wastes found in dispensing, storage and application. Reducing these hidden costs will also improve productivity and health and safety in the workplace.
  • Waste & Hazard Walk Workbook
    The Waste & Hazard Walk is a systematic facility tour which looks for ways to improve productivity and safety, with a specific focus on industrial supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE). This free download outlines how your company could benefit from a Waste & Hazard Walk.
  • Built in Italy: the Lamborghini Avendator
    Reinforced Plastics visited Lamborghini’s headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese to see the production line for the carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) monocoque for the Aventador.
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