Glass fibre and carbon fibre reinforced plastics (GRP and CFRP) have excellent properties but one barrier to the increased use of these materials is the lack of recycling facilities. Stella Job reports.
11 September, 2014
This year's COMPOSITES EUROPE trade show takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 7-9 October. In our preview we take a look at some of the innovations which will be on display.
10 September, 2014
A round-up of some of the latest composites-related patents. This month's inventions include a carbon fibre vehicle axle support from BMW, a composite monopile for a tidal turbine support structure from Mojo Maritime Ltd, and self-healing composite materials from NDSU Research Foundation.
09 September, 2014
Andreas Erber and Simon Spitko of SGL Group describe how improved thermoplastic composite systems can be achieved through customised materials and process technologies.
02 September, 2014