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Advanced Composites Bulletin - Issue 3, 2012

  • ID: 2119893
  • Report
  • March 2012
  • International Newsletters Ltd
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A monthly digest of international developments in research, design, manufacturing, testing and recycling of all advanced composites – organic and inorganic fibres and fillers, polymers, metal and ceramic matrices, hybrid and macrocomposite systems.

Every month, Advanced Composites Bulletin keeps its readers informed about new materials, new technologies, the latest research, product launches, business and industry news, environmental issues and concerns, shows and conferences, and more. It covers all application areas, including aerospace, automotive, marine, civil engineering, computer technology, energy generation, electrical engineering, sports and leisure, and recycling.
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- Toughest fibres to date produced using nanotubeand graphene oxide-reinforced polyvinyl chloride

- Increasing the electrical conductivity of composite structures
- Hand-held scanner for non-destructive testing of aircraft structures

- Reinforced, injection-moulded components with good aesthetics
- Fibre placement and tape laying in one machine
- Reinforced polyarylene sulphide for complicated, blow-moulded components

- Cheap, long-lasting metal matrix composite brake system to be developed
- Coalition brings aluminium and composites industries together
- Reinforcing agent saves weight compared with talc filler

- Global composites market to be worth €91 billion by 2015

- US demand for wood–plastic composites set to increase by 13% a year

Company news
- Ashland to market Acell sheet moulding compound process in North America
- Gurit boosted by 10.6% sales increase for 2011
- 3B sold to Binani Industries
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