Article - 30 Aug 2001
E-Glass fibre is the most commonly used glass fibre for "fibreglass". Reasons for its use, properties, advantages and disadvantages are covered, as are production methods.
Article - 15 Feb 2001
This article defines what thermoset composites are, provides key properties and outlines some common applications, including personal armour, automotive, marine and sporting goods.
News - 14 Jun 2012
Samsara Surfboards has created a stringerless surfboard using Composites Evolution's Biotex Flax Fabric in the place of standard carbon or glass fibre.
According to Samsara, carbon fibre is...
Article - 16 Jan 2013
This article gives an overview of materials used in skis and snowboards and points to how the sports may be shaped in the future.
News - 17 Feb 2006
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed a low-density, energy-absorbing foam that, among other potential applications, could help avoid a complete wipeout for the nation's $200...
News - 7 Dec 2010
Nice Rack is going green! In an effort to be a more eco-friendly surf rack company, Nice Rack is now making surfboard wall racks using 100% recycled plastic.
The goal is to reduce the environmental...
News - 3 Oct 2007
The TXFOAM project, initiated by GAIA (the Association of Information Technologies’ Industries in the Basque Country), ESTIA (École Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles...
News - 26 Jun 2014
Stratasys Ltd., a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, has announced that UAV start-up company, Helico, has successfully introduced AirDog, the world's...
News - 16 May 2013
Global demand development for expandable polystyrene (EPS) in the construction and packaging industries will slow down, but continues.
Important factors are the recovery of the construction sector...
Article - 5 May 2001
Thermoplastic. Superior rigidity, hardness, and tensile strength compared with unmodified copolymer. Advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.