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2008-10-13 21:00:27

Reichhold has introduced a new urethane hybrid resin, DION(R) 31040-00, for the pultrusion market. Dion(R) 31040-00 is a low viscosity, urethane hybrid resin designed for high performance composite applications.

2008-09-15 18:00:32

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) today announced that in response to the strike by the International Association of Machinists (IAM) against the Boeing Company, Hexcel has reduced production volumes on certain aero structures and composite materials produced in its U.S.

2008-09-01 03:00:24

By Soule, Alexander Continuing a recent trend in manufacturing, Hexcel plans to open its first new U.S. plant in more than two decades in Colorado; to produce reinforced material for wind turbine blades.

2008-08-04 18:00:15

By Raam Wong Journal Staff Writer A Los Alamos scientist is perfecting a method for weaving and braiding some of the toughest materials known to man, to make fabrics and ropes that might one day be used in bulletproof vests or even to lift an elevator into space.

2007-12-31 09:00:52

DALLAS, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past 12 months, the level of demand for carbon fiber and carbon fiber reinforced composites has steadily increased in striking parallel with the number of industrial applications using composite materials.

2007-06-04 18:00:13

Tokyo, June 4 (Jiji Press)--Japanese fiber makers are preparing for the recycling of carbon fiber, an extremely strong material used for a wide range of products. Until now, the durability of carbon fiber has posed an obstacle to recycling.


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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