Demand components lead to composites GBI contraction
For the first time in two years, the Composites Fabricating Index has contracted, though components continue to shift between expanding and contracting activity.
Composites end markets: Pressure vessels (2023)
The composite pressure vessel market is fast-growing and now dominated by demand for hydrogen storage.
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Mitigating Carbon Fiber Emissions for Fabricators
Thermal or catalytic oxidation devices are capable of achieving over 99% destruction of the emissions from carbon fiber manufacturing. Recent developments in these technologies have improved efficiency, effectiveness, process uptime, and reduced carbon footprint.
SPE Thermoset Division announces second keynote for Topcon 2023
Probir Guha, president and technology consultant for Composites Innovation Inc., will present “SMC – Successes, Challenges and Recent Innovations and Thoughts on a Path Forward.”
MAXBlade project to advance tidal energy generation with 13-meter composite blades
Recently launched 66-month MAXBlade project aims to harness tidal energy in the U.K. through a 70% increase in rotor swept area.
Fibre Extrusion Technology celebrates record year in 2022
The laboratory and pilot melt spinning systems supplier experienced high sales volumes and collaborated in a variety of product innovations for advanced materials.
Asahi Kasei collaborates on continuous carbon fiber reclamation development
Inexpensive, closed-loop recycling system employs electrolyzed sulfuric acid to cleanly separate the fiber from the resin.
Laminate Tools version 5.1 supports new and optimized user-driven functions
The new version release of Anaglyph’s composite design software offers an extensive list of feature improvements and enhancements to its Design, Check and Manufacture modules.
Hexagon unveils new PV Elite release for design, analysis of pressure vessels, heat exchangers
Complete software solution incorporates the tools necessary to perform a broad range of vessel analysis and boundary-defining data inputs, enabling efficient design while ensuring those designs are up to safety codes.
RPS Composites introduces robust, reliable joint for FRP piping systems
The Grooved Adapter system from RPS Composites is designed for mildly corrosive environments, complies with ASME NM.2-2020 qualifications and pipe system ratings.
Plasmatreat Openair-Plasma offers safe surface cleaning, activation
The atmospheric plasma solutions include high-efficiency plasma cleaning, activation and nanocoating of surfaces.