Reclaim, Reuse and Reap the Rewards

As the use of composite materials continues to grow in many different markets, so does the industry’s search for better ways to recycle its products and reclaim the valuable materials that are locked inside...

FRP’s Future in Vertical Construction

Having proven their performance capabilities for decades, composites are gaining more traction in construction projects of all types. When it comes to vertical construction – all facets of construction of...

On the Cusp of a Transportation Transformation

Imagine hopping in an electric air taxi on a heliport atop your New York office and traveling 14 miles away to John F. Kennedy International Airport in just six minutes to catch a flight to Philadelphia for a...
Ongoing research at the ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center in the Netherlands includes many aspects of thermoplastic composite production, including AFP, stamping and overmolding, fusion of thermoplastic parts and long-term performance.

Faster Speed, Greater Opportunity

Manufacturers have cut production time for thermoplastic composite parts, increasing interest in the aerospace and automotive communities. The 2010s were a transformative decade for composites as the...

Graphene Gaining Strength in Composites Markets

After a slow start, composites manufacturers are taking advantage of graphene’s unique properties. In 2004, working at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, researchers Andre Geim and Kostya...