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2012-08-08 23:04:04

Lucintel ForecastsStrong Growth in Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics:Market Anticipated to Reach $1,088 Million in 2017 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 The use of long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFT) materials, which initially was driven by consumption growth in Europe, is becoming more prevalent in all regions of the world. Although LFT is more expensive than competitive materials, its use is growing in applications where weight savings, fuel savings, and other...

2011-10-04 11:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on long fiber thermoplastics. Global consumption in the long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) market is forecast to reach over 313.4 thousand tons by the year 2017, encouraged primarily by myriad applications in the automotive industry. Revival of the auto industry after a recession-induced hiatus has been instrumental in driving growth in the LFT composites market, particularly in the manufacture of reinforced structural and...

2008-07-07 15:00:46

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/44e583/global_composites) has announced the addition of the "Global Composites Market 2008-2013: Opportunities, Markets and Technologies" report to their offering. This market report provides trends and forecast for the worldwide composites industry in various market segments such as automotive, marine, construction, wind energy, aerospace, appliance, electrical/electronics, sporting goods and other markets. It also...

2008-04-25 03:00:18

By Vaidya, U K Chawla, K K; Thattaiparthasarthy, K Balaji; Goel, A Interest in thermoplastic matrix composites has increased in recent years due to several advantages of these materials, including high volume process ability, recyclability, superior damage tolerance and fracture toughness, and ability to produce complex shapes. Among thermoplastic composites, long-fiber thermoplastics (LFTs) are finding increased use in the automotive and transportation sector. Predictive process and...


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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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