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28 Nov 2014

DSM Dyneema announced that it has won three ITMA Future Materials awards based on its Dyneema Force Multiplier Technology platform.

Spinal rods made of semi-rigid advanced polymer PEEK Optima
28 Nov 2014

Research results reveal that PEEK-Optimapolymer-based spinal rod components are bridging the treatment gap between rigid and dynamic systems.

Toray’s carbon fiber materials adopted by Toyota’s fuel cell vehicle Mirai CFRTP
27 Nov 2014

Toray Industries, Inc. announced that its carbon fiber material was adopted by Mirai, a fuel cell vehicle to be introduced in December this year by Toyota Motor Corporation.

27 Nov 2014

This standard is about test method for determination of the mode II interlaminar fracture toughness of unidirectional fiber-reinforced polymer matrix composites using the end-notched flexure (ENF) test.

Natural wood fibers to reinforce plastic materials
27 Nov 2014

University of Southern Mississippi's school of polymers and high performance materials and Oregon State University are collaborating on a technology that uses natural wood fibers to reinforce plastic materials.

27 Nov 2014

The PowerArmor unit from IDG Europe has low-reflectance solar panels protected by an anti-ballistic surface made in a strong unidirectional fiber-reinforced composite.

26 Nov 2014

Dassault Systèmes announced the renewal of its ongoing technical partnership with Solar Impulse SA and publicly committed itself to the next phases of the record-breaking, solar-powered, round the world airplane project.

26 Nov 2014

Versarien, the advanced engineering materials group, announces that it has agreed terms to form a 50:50 joint venture with Dimar, a tungsten carbide tool manufacturer based in Israel, to distribute a new range of tooling for the composites industry.

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