Month: April 2015

News

New Composites Made from Scrapped Wind Blades

Global Fiberglass Solutions and Washington State University has announced that they’ve successfully manufactured a variety of composite products with fibreglass…

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Featured

How the U.S. Army Is Using Composites to Develop Weapons

The United States Army is on the verge of revolutionising materials that go into armament construction, making for stronger, lighter…

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Automotive

BMW Teases New 7 Series with Carbon Core Technology

Thanks to use of composite materials, the new BMW 7 Series line-up will be up to 130 kilograms lighter than…

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Automotive

See how Koenigsegg makes its 280mph carbon fibre wheels

In this video drive explores one of the most disputed topics in the industry: Is it possible to make high…

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Business News

Ford and DowAksa Look to Make Carbon Fibre Cheaper

Ford has announced it’s entering into a joint venture with carbon fibre manufacturer DowAksa. The 50/50 joint venture between DowAksa…

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Carbon Nanotubes Used to Heat and Cure Composite Materials

New technique uses carbon nanotube film to directly heat and cure composite materials removing the need for expensive curing ovens.

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