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  • Dyneema chains replace steel
    DSM Dyneema has formed a partnership with Load Solutions AS based in Bergen, Norway to develop link chains made with Dyneema fiber.
  • 2H Offshore develops new composite pipe design
    2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined with oil and gas industry leaders to develop a new design guideline for thermoplastic composite pipes (TCP).
  • Composite manhole covers can be lifted by hand
    UK manufacturer Structural Science Composites Ltd (SSC) has developed a range of glass fiber reinforced manhole and drain covers that are so lightweight that even the largest can be lifted by hand.
  • Search for innovation in composites
    The AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e.V. (Federation of Reinforced Plastics) is seeking composite products or processes to be submitted for its AVK Innovation Award 2015.
  • Shell invests in composite pipes
    Netherlands-based Airborne Oil & Gas BV says that it has added Shell Technology Ventures BV as a company investor and shareholder.
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  • Alternatives to autoclaves
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 28 October 2014
    A preview of the November/December issue of Reinforced Plastics The space sector is another one of those industries where the value of composites in replacing metals is now being widely recognised as...
    tags: carbon fibre, NASA, autoclaves, recycling, GRP
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  • Innovation on show in Düsseldorf
    Posted by Amanda Jacob • 26 September 2014
    Introducing the September/October issue of Reinforced Plastics magazine COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014 is open for business from 7-9 October at Messe Düsseldorf in Germany. The organisers say that the...
    tags: COMPOSITES EUROPE, recycling, repair
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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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