Reinforced Plastics magazine: 2014 archive

Here's a review of the topics we've covered in the six issues of Reinforced Plastics magazine published this year.

The November/December issue of Reinforced Plastics.
The November/December issue of Reinforced Plastics.

November/December 2014

Features include:

Autoclave liberation gathers pace

Reusing automotive composites production waste

Continued growth for European GRP market

Global carbon fibre market remains on upward trend

Read the issue here.

September/October 2014 

Feature articles:

Show preview: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2014

Recycling composites commercially

Patching them up, the composites way

Laser surface preparation of composite materials

3D non-crimps fabrics for composite structures

Read the issue here.

July/August 2014 

Feature articles:

Lightweighting matters in energy storage

Reinforced thermoplastics, the next wave?

Expanded role for thermoplastic composites

Sicomin celebrates 30 years with further expansion

Reducing the weight of aircraft interiors

SB targest aircraft interiors market

Automotive: pultrusion for high volume manufacturing

Thermographic inspection of composites

NDT for non-experts

Read the issue here.

May/June 2014

Feature articles:

Composites flying high

DSM proposes new roads to weight reduction

Composite developments drive auto industry forward

Tidal energy – an emerging market for composites

New UPR accelerators for sustainable future

Adhesion promotion of polyurethane and epoxy coatings

Commercial aerospace puts Hexcel on growth path

Glass fibre reinforcement meets market needs

Glass fibre reinforcements meet food contact specifications

The greening of carbon fibre

Read the issue here.

March/April 2014

Feature articles:

An introduction to core materials

Composties and metals – a marriage of convenience?

Infrared heating comes of age

Show preview: JEC Europe 2014

Read the issue here.

January/February 2014 

Feature articles:

Greater role for composites in wind energy

An introduction to resin infusion

Composites control corrosion costs and reduce handling problems

Composites meet Welsh harbour needs

Protecting oilfield tubulars against corrosion

Mergers, acquisitions & joint ventures – 2013

Read the issue here.