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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...

2014-02-06 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...

2014-01-06 12:20:15

SHANGHAI, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Changshu Dongyu Fiberglass has successfully developed a new kind of CSM products used in the car industry. This product belongs to the Chopped Strand Mat Series. Due to its thin density (80~100g/m2), it is usually used for producing car roofs. This product has been approved by famous Japanese car companies such as Toyota. Mr Wu, General Manager of Dongyu Fiberglass, declared, "The Successful development of new products reflects our innovation...

2013-11-26 23:25:27

Thermex Thermatron LP is proud to announce a new line of radio frequency (RF pultrusion preheaters that will help fiberglass rod and tube manufacturers, and others, significantly improve production as well as profitability. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In recent years, more and more industries have discovered how specific material upgrades and replacements can improve their ability to produce better products. Utilizing versatile and dependable manufacturing equipment is...

2013-10-29 23:03:49

Michelman’s Dr. Yves De Smet conducted a seminar on fiber sizing and binder solutions at the China Composites Expo 2013, held in Beijing, China from September 11-13, 2013. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Michelman’s Dr. Yves De Smet conducted a seminar on fiber sizing and binder solutions at the China Composites Expo 2013, held in Beijing, China from September 11-13, 2013. The presentation was done in English and translated to Chinese in real-time by Michelman’s Mr. Allen...

2013-10-25 23:04:53

RnRMarketResearchs.com adds latest report on “Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composites to 2017” to its store. Report says US demand for fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) composites is forecast to reach 4.3 billion pounds in 2017. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 US demand to reach 4.3 billion pounds in 2017 US demand for fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) composites is forecast to reach 4.3 billion pounds in 2017. Advances will rebound from the moderate declines experienced during the course...


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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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