The Working Group forms to engage lightweight technologies

January 29th, 2016

A German Engineering Federation, Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau (VDMA), formed a working group on hybrid lightweight technologies. The Working Group Hybrid Lightweight Technologies will be application-oriented and consider a wide range of materials and industries. Multi-material design sees materials increasingly being combined in lightweight applications. The Composite Technology Forum will be replaced with the […]

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Carbon fiber: A decades-long phenomenon

July 1st, 2013

High technology products and markets often have long and costly development times, areas usually left to large companies to pursue. Carbon fiber (CF) fabrics and products are such segments. Carbon fiber reinforced composites (CRFP) are replacing steel, aluminum and fiberglass composites in a growing list of product ranges. Because of the steep material prices and […]

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