Reinforced Plastics

Composites patents watch: March 2014

A round-up of some of the latest composites-related patents. This month's inventions include: a heat exchanger based on polymer composite; a carbon fibre metal plating roller; and an FRP house.

Tidal energy – an emerging market for composites

Dutch company Airborne International wants to be a leading player in the supply of composite blades for tidal turbines. We found out more from Peter Coppens, Business Development/ Commercial Manager...

Composites control corrosion costs and reduce handling problems

Steel, cast iron and concrete have traditionally been used in the construction industry for manhole and trench covers. However, a need to control corrosion and reduce weight for safer handling is...

Reinforced Plastics magazine: 2013 archive

As we reach the end of 2013, here's a handy review of the topics we've covered in the six issues of Reinforced Plastics magazine this year. Log in to your free Materials Today account to access the...

Composite Processing

Composites Part B: Engineering – most downloaded ScienceDirect articles

These are the most downloaded articles from ScienceDirect in the last 90 days for the Elsevier journal Composites Part B: Engineering.

May/June 2013 issue of Reinforced Plastics available now

The May/June issue of Reinforced Plastics magazine can be downloaded here.