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.
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.
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.
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.
Thermoplastic resins market share is expanding within a growing global Composites market. Automotive is seeking for new solutions for lighter vehicles and high volume production have the habit to use thermoplastics. Here are some of the latest developments and annoucements in the really promising field of thermoplastic composites.