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‘ACMA Awards Composites Excellence At CAMX 2017’

Composites Manufacturing Magazine December 13, 2017

Material and Process Innovation Award 8211 Gifu University Gifu Japan for its novel process related to carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic light molding. Equipment and Tooling Innovation Award 8211 Autodesk for its comprehensive platform that provides an end-to-end solution for composite manufacturers.

‘Vehicles Could Get 'nerves' That Sense Damage With New Research’

Clemson Newsstand 1December 13, 2017

The research builds on the fast-growing field of composite materials which are used in a variety of products from cars to airplanes. Composite materials often look and feel like plastic but are lighter and stronger than metals including steel. The team is sandwiching 8220magnetostrictive8221 material between ...

‘Honoring Big Breakthroughs In Composites’

Plastics News December 13, 2017

Orlando Fla. 8212 Large-scale projects for water management and refrigerated shipping won top honors from the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo CAMX. CAMX and event organizing partners ACMA and SAMPE recognized projects and individuals advancing creativity and innovation in ...

‘The Global Natural Fiber Composite Materials Market Is Forecast To …’

Digital Journal 1December 13, 2017

According to a new market report published by Lucintel the future of the natural fiber composite NFC market looks attractive with opportunities in the automotive and building amp construction industries. The global natural fiber composite market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 8.2 from 2015 to 2020.

‘Swing Balance Joins The USA Junior National Golf Program’

Composites Manufacturing Magazine 1December 11, 2017

In late November USA Junior National Golf Team Director Tom Relf announced a partnership with weight training company Swing Balance as an official supporter of the USA Junior National Golf Team and its members. Many of Swing Balance39s products incorporate patented flexible composite material39s ...

‘High-brilliance X-ray Sheds Light On Additive Manufacturing Process’

Dayton Daily News 1December 8, 2017

The additive manufacturing process involves depositing thin layers of composite materials on top of each other. Air Force Research Laboratory Composite Materials and Processing team researchers used the ultra-bright X-ray at the National Synchrotron Light Source II at Brookhaven National Laboratory to ...

‘Falmouth Historical Commission Considers Alternate Materials, Decks’

CapeNews.net December 7, 2017

Ms. Bowden confirmed the deck would use a composite wood material but was unsure of the materials beyond that. The commission seemed willing to allow composite material for the deck itself but did not want to approve the project without knowing what material would be used for the trim or railing ...

‘Chalmers Foundation Invests In New 2D Super Materials’

Science Business 1December 6, 2017

To ensure Chalmers as key player for graphene based two dimensional 2D composite materials research Chalmers Foundation invests SEK 15 million into a new research group. 2D materials are only one-atom-thick and have the potential to become super materials to be used for health sensors water ...

‘Computer Maps To Help Design Shell-Like Platelet-Matrix …’

AZoM December 6, 2017

How a material breaks is one of the vital properties scientists consider when designing layered composites that mimic those discovered in nature. Rice University engineers have developed a method to decode the interactions between materials and the structures they form and this can help increase their ...

‘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 ...