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‘Nature's Toughest Substances Decoded’

Science Daily December 4, 2017

How a material breaks may be the most important property to consider when designing layered composites that mimic those found in nature. A method by Rice University engineers decodes the interactions between materials and the structures they form and can help maximize their strength toughness ...

‘FIBRESHIP: New Project Seeks To Go Lighter & Smarter With …’

Ship Technology December 4, 2017

The EU-funded FIBRESHIP project is researching fibre-reinforced polymer FRP composite materials as a potential substitute for steel in the construction of lightweight and efficient large-length vessels. Julian Turner asks project coordinator Raul Salinas if FRPs can revolutionise how we build big ships.

‘Composites And Industry 4.0: Where Are We,’

CompositesWorld December 1, 2017

But before any manufacturing takes place he stresses 8220Composite materials and parts require specialized development processes because of their complexity to fit into this Industry 4.0 environment.8221 That means more analysis and cross-disciplinary interaction during design more virtual testing and more verification. And ...

‘Wind Turbine Composite Materials Enhancing The Capacity Of Wind …’

GlobeNewswire (press release) 2November 22, 2017

NEW YORK Nov. 22 2017 GLOBE NEWSWIRE -- The market is expected to witness a CAGR of 9.4 and is projected to reach USD 12746.8 million by 2023. Factors propelling the growth of wind turbine composite material market are increasing wind power generation capacity stringent environmental ...

‘New Composite Material Made Of Carbon Nanotubes’

Science Daily 1November 22, 2017

quotWe can specifically arrange the CNTs and manufacture an electrically conductive composite material. To do so only requires a fraction of the usual quantity of CNTs in order to achieve the same conductivityquot said Schtt. Applications for use range from battery and filter technology as a filling material for ...

‘Meet On Composite Materials’

Hindu Business Line Oct 23, 2017

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad IIT-H will organise an international conference on composite materials from December 27 to 29 ...