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2014-03-12 12:32:23

PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, today announced 9703 wet use chopped strands (WUCS) enabling improved line speed and tensile strength when manufacturing wet-process glass veils. The new WUCS 9703 improves wet web strength enabling Owens Corning customers to increase their manufacturing line speeds while at the same time reducing veil defects, such as...

2014-03-12 12:32:22

Innovative roving enables faster compounding line speeds for improved cost efficiency and increased glass loadings PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber products for composite systems, today announced the launch of its new Performax(®) SE4849 Type 30(®) roving at the JEC Europe 2014 show and conferences. The Performax(®) SE4849 roving is specially designed and engineered for long fiber reinforced thermoplastic...

2014-03-12 12:20:09

PARIS, France, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, today announced a new multi-end roving designed for epoxy sheet molding compound (SMC) systems in automotive applications. In combination with epoxy sheet molding compound (SMC) systems, the new ME1510 glass reinforcement enables improved mechanical properties. ME1510 features superior strength and flexural...

2014-03-12 08:33:56

Integrated fiberglass solutions help OEMs reduce cost of energy generated by on- and off-shore wind turbines PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today introduced an enhanced WindStrand(®) Type 30(®) roving products platform for weaving fabrics at the JEC Europe show and conferences. This new product range is designed to deliver productivity and performance benefits to OEMs...

2014-03-12 08:33:55

PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today introduced its new ME 3060 roving at the JEC Europe show and conferences. This new multi-end roving, used as chop, provides customers with a combination of excellent processing characteristics and enhanced final laminate surface quality. ME 3060 roving delivers excellent processing characteristics resulting from its uniform dispersion,...

2014-03-04 12:20:17

New composites innovations redefine product performance for automotive, wind energy, and building and construction markets TOLEDO, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, will unveil nine new products developed in partnership with its customers at the upcoming JEC Europe 2014 composites show and conferences in Paris, France. Owens Corning's presence at JEC...

2014-02-26 20:20:36

DUBLIN, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xhtg8s/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Carbon-Carbon Composite Material Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xhtg8s/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese...

2014-02-26 08:32:33

DUBLIN, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tdp6nf/2013_global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Industry' is a professional and in-depth research report in the field of...

2014-02-21 16:23:52

DUBLIN, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8d2nx4/opportunities_for) has announced the addition of the "Opportunities for Composites in the European Construction Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8d2nx4/opportunities_for ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The European construction market for composites...

2014-02-20 08:23:07

DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9q8xxh/the_global_frp ) has announced the addition of the "The Global FRP Panel Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) After experiencing decline over the last few years, the global Fibre-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Panel market reported good growth in 2012. The future of global FRP Panel industry looks...


Latest Composite materials Reference Libraries

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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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