01 July 2019
The increasing use of composites makes the question of their recycling more and more urgent. The challenge in recycling fibre-reinforced plastics lies in their material composition.
26 June 2019
Lightweight Technologies Forum 2019: Digital process chain secures the future of lightweight construction
Whenever there’s movement, mass and weight quickly become destroyers of energy. From 10 to 12 September, the Lightweight Technologies Forum (LTF) at COMPOSITES EUROPE in Stuttgart will show how lightweight construction contributes to more efficient and better cars, airplanes and machines.
26 June 2019
The "Process Live" special area of the cutting specialist GUNNAR is aimed specifically at the DACH market region with its small and medium-sized companies. Together with the laser projection expert LAP and the composites engineering specialist SCHEURER Swiss, GUNNAR presents a linked overall process that combines modern machines, software and specialized manual work.
24 June 2019
The market for composites in maritime applications reached a total volume of USD 3.83 billion in 2018. It is expected to grow by an average of 5.6 percent annually to USD 5.04 billion by 2023. The booming market for recreational and high-speed boats, in particular, is driving the composites industry forward.
20 June 2019
Extreme lightweight construction: Market for lighter and lighter satellites grows / Interview with Claude Maack, GRADEL
As an innovation engine, space travel drives many disciplines to new record performances. Claude Maack, managing director of the Luxembourg-based aerospace suppliers GRADEL, explains how stringent material, safety and reliability requirements are turning spacecraft and satellites into pioneering ultra-lightweight-construction products.
19 June 2019
The Airbus patented VAP® process (vacuum assisted process) is based on the use of semipermeable VAP® membrane systems from Trans-Textil GmbH as a gas-permeable resin barrier. Together with its technology partner Composyst, the company will present the VAP® process in live demonstrations at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2019.
03 June 2019
Taking place at Messe Stuttgart, Germany from 10-12 September 2019, the Foam Expo Conference is Europe’s only free-to-attend conference dealing with market trends, manufacturing challenges and opportunities for all technical foam applications.
31 May 2019
From material requirements in “New Mobility” and in the construction sector to progress in the large-scale production of composites components to new markets: the...