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Smithers Rapra Publishing has announced the release of Introduction to Polymeric Composites with Rice Hulls

Polymer composites with biomasses have been the trend for some time now, with wood plastic composites (WPC) probably the most common. However, a new and exciting field of polymer composites are opening up: polymeric c... [More]
MIT Researchers Develop Aligned Polymer Fibres for Heat Transfer Applications

MIT Researchers Develop Aligned Polymer Fibres for Heat Transfer Applications

Researchers from Cambridge’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a continuous fabrication system for producing polymer films with highly aligned molecular chains. [More]

TenCate Advanced Composites plan for growth and expansion with UK Centre of Excellence

TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading global composite materials company, announce plans for the growth and expansion of equipment and facilities at their manufacturing facility in Langley Mill (Nottingham), United King... [More]

Hexcel Promotes Composites For Aerospace, Automotive And Wind Energy At Composites Europe 2014

Hexcel will be promoting its latest carbon fibre and composite technologies at Composites Europe 2014, in Stuttgart, Germany, from 7th to 9th October 2014.  Hexcel will show how innovations in carbon fibre, prepregs... [More]
Record Interest in Fibrelite’s Lightweight Composite  Access Covers – Say Goodbye to Heavy Metal!

Record Interest in Fibrelite’s Lightweight Composite Access Covers – Say Goodbye to Heavy Metal!

UK based manufacturer Fibrelite has seen a tremendous increase in enquiries for their lightweight composite access covers from industries keen to move away from the traditionally used metal and concrete and change their specifications to composites (a future material). [More]

AnalySwift’s Composite Simulation Tools Available Online through cdmHUB Web Platform at Purdue University North Logan

AnalySwift, LLC, a leading provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for aerospace and energy composites and other advanced materials, announced today its engineering software tools are available on Purdue Un... [More]

Scott Bader-ATC Showcasing Advanced Composite Materials for Marine Applications at IBEX 2014 Show, Tampa, Florida

At IBEX, which this year is taking place from September 30 - October 2 in Tampa, Florida, USA, Scott Bader-ATC is promoting advanced materials to help FRP boat builders design and cost effectively manufacture lighter, st... [More]
NASA Tests New Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank to Reduce Weight in Launch Rockets

NASA Tests New Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank to Reduce Weight in Launch Rockets

An 18-foot diameter cryogenic fuel tank, made using new, lightweight composite materials, has successfully undergone a series of complex mechanical tests conducted by NASA at Marshall Space Flight Center. [More]
Owens Corning to License S-Glass Technology to AGY

Owens Corning to License S-Glass Technology to AGY

Owens Corning, a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, to better serve and grow the composites market with S-Glass reinforcements. [More]
CNSE/SUNYIT Faculty Wins $100,000 NSF Research Grant

CNSE/SUNYIT Faculty Wins $100,000 NSF Research Grant

The newly merged SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) / SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) today announced Yu Zhou, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a $100,000 research grant by the National Science Foundation. [More]