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2014-02-06 23:03:58

The global reinforced composite plastics market is estimated at 13.6 billion lbs in 2013 and is expected to reach at 14.3 billion lbs for 2014. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly 17.2 billion lbs by 2019, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 3.7% from 2014 to 2019. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 According to a new technical market research report The Global Market for Composites: Resins, Fillers, Reinforcements, Natural Fibers and Nanocomposites, from BCC...

2014-02-05 23:02:20

Columbia Forest Products' new website enhances the user experience through improved navigation and readability on all devices, along with offering expanded content. Greensboro, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Columbia Forest Products, North America’s largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood and veneer, announces the launch of its new corporate website, which follows a corporate rebranding package introduced last year. The new website (http://www.cfpwood.com) offers...

2014-01-29 23:25:41

See NyloDeck Featured on Show Village Homes and Booth C9313 at the 2014 International Builders Show - Las Vegas, February 4-6 (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 NyloBoard, LLC announced that it has now repurposed more than one million pounds of scrap carpet fiber to manufacture NyloDeck®, its eco-friendly and unique decking material since it was introduced in late 2012. In a very short time, NyloDeck has emerged as a formidable composite decking competitor by using 100% recycled carpet fiber...

Carbon Fiber Becomes The Next Medium For 3D Printing
2014-01-29 14:32:42

[ Watch the Video: Carbon Fiber The Next Level Of 3D Printing ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 3D printing offers endless possibilities of replicating items, including food and edible materials that print into forms to be served at restaurants. A startup called MarkForged has taken such processes a step farther by dabbling with a new 3D printing medium: carbon fiber. The company has created a printer that specifically uses strands of carbon fiber to print...

2014-01-29 12:23:08

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trusted contractor and long-time advocate for healthy homes, Mike Holmes is joining forces with CertainTeed Gypsum to raise awareness of the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) and incorporating high performance drywall products as part of good IAQ design and construction. CertainTeed's volatile organic compound (VOC) scavenging drywall line -- the AirRenew(®) IAQ Gypsum Board product family -- has been officially designated as a HOLMES...

2014-01-28 12:21:03

DUBLIN, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k67r87/global_prepreg) has announced the addition of the "Global Prepreg Market 2013-2018: Trends, Forecast and Opportunity Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k67r87/global_prepreg ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global prepreg market is expected to witness robust growth during...

2014-01-23 23:30:24

This new white paper details why Nippon Electric Glass America, a leading manufacturer and materials supplier to the Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) Industry, selected an ultrafine pumice pozzolan (Hess UltraPozz) as the ideal supplementary cementitious material to improve its GFRC products. The paper also explains the process by which two naturally incompatible materials—glass fibers and portland cement—are made to work together to create this enduring, versatile, and widely...

2014-01-22 08:20:16

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/72sn6h/growth) have announced the addition of the "Growth Opportunities in the Global Carbon Fiber Market 2013-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/72sn6h/growth ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global carbon fiber market is forecast to experience double-digit growth annually for the...

2014-01-21 16:25:22

New wall system provides durable, effective option in controlling moisture and HAI causal agents DOVER, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marlite today announced the introduction of Induro(TM) FRP with SaniSEAL(TM) Trim Technology, a new wall system for health care facilities that offers a smooth surface free of seams, cracks, and fissures and is impact and abrasion-resistant. It is easily cleaned and markedly reduces the potential for moisture and Healthcare Associated Infection...

2014-01-21 12:25:35

LONDON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global and China High Performance Fiber Industry Report, 2013-2016High-performance fibers boast important strategic materials. Notably, aramid fiber, carbon fiber and high-strength PE fiber are the most widely applied high-performance fibers with the most impressive comprehensive performance. At present, China is still in the fledging stage when it comes to the application of...


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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