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Researchers Create New Method of Producing Composites Without the Heavy Machinery

Researchers Create New Method of Producing Composites Without the Heavy Machinery

A modern aeroplane’s fuselage is made from multiple sheets of different composite materials, like so many layers in a phyllo-dough…
Research Team Looking for Composite Material to Replace Cast Iron

Research Team Looking for Composite Material to Replace Cast Iron

Inside the massive engines in the world’s largest ships are huge heat exchangers made of cast iron. For the first…
New nano-barrier for composites could strengthen spacecraft payloads

New nano-barrier for composites could strengthen spacecraft payloads

Carbon fibre reinforced plastics or CFRP for short are used in current space missions, but their applications are limited because…
Researchers Create Unique High Strength Polymer Fibres

Researchers Create Unique High Strength Polymer Fibres

Together with partners in Germany, China and Switzerland a research team from the University of Bayreuth has developed a new…
Kentucky University gets Funding to turn Coal into Carbon Fibre

Kentucky University gets Funding to turn Coal into Carbon Fibre

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research has received a United States Department of Energy grant to transform…
Academia and Industry Team up to Make Lighter Graphene-integrated Composites

Academia and Industry Team up to Make Lighter Graphene-integrated Composites

Launched in 2013 The Graphene Flagship is a European Commission backed project to bring together top European researchers and companies…
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