Latest Composite materials Stories

2012-10-10 04:01:37

Lucintel´s Analysis of the NA Auto Composites Market Indicates Good Opportunities for Industry Players Irving, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Composites have been a part of the North American automotive industry since 1930. The market has witnessed favorable growth in the past few years and is projected to reach US $2,078 million with a CAGR of 6.1% in next five years. The future of this market reflects good growth opportunities. Engineered composites have enjoyed consistent growth as...

2012-10-09 04:03:08

New market research report “Global Wood-Based Panels — Market Opportunity and Environment, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016” prepared by Timetric has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, medium density fiberboard (MDF) is expected to record the fastest growth and outpace the global market growth in the future. London, UK (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 The worldwide wood-based panel market was worth over USD 80 billion last year, of which the...

2012-09-20 23:02:05

Growth Opportunities in Indian Prepreg Market 2012-2017: Trend and Forecast Analysis Hyderabad, India (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 The market for prepreg material looks very prosperous through 2017 and beyond, driven by increasing demand from high performance end-use industries such as aerospace, space, wind energy, defense and others. India is becoming a major global aerospace market, supported by increasing defence spending, booming commercial aviation market, and rising technological and...

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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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Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'