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.

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The November/December issue covered the use of composites in bridge building.
The November/December issue covered the use of composites in bridge building.

November/December 2013

Features include:

Composites sandwich structures: the new milestone in bridge building

Carbon fibre reinforced plastics market continues growth path

Training composite aircraft repairers

A return to weak growth for European GRP market

Read the November/December issue here.

  September/October 2013

Features include:

Recycling glass fibre reinforced composites – history and progress

End-of-life boat disposal – a looming issue

Built in Italy – the Lamborghini Aventador

Show preview: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2013

Read the September/October issue here.

  July/August 2013

Features include:

Composites take off a Le Bourget

Lamborghini: 30 years of carbon fibre

AZL: a unique resource for lightweight production

Trailblazing thermoplastics for wind turbine blades

Read the July/August issue here.

  May/June 2013

Features include:

Interview: Owens Corning optimistic for 2013 Composites poised to transform airline economics Demand for composites leads to £2.3 billion record M&A Adoption of marine composites – a global perspective

Read the May/June issue here.

  March/April 2013

Features include:

The importance of strategic planning

Automotive composites – in touch with lighter, more flexible solutions

Cobalt-free curing based on iron

SeaUrchin – the future is tidal

Read the March/April issue here.

  January/February 2013

Features include:

Innovative response to wind blade scale challenge

New resins help meet global trends

Carbon composites and cars – technology watch 2012

Thermoplastic pipes – lighter, more flexible solutions for oil and gas extraction

Read the January/February issue here.