31 Mar 2020
Hexcel are major composite players in the aerospace sector. Claiming to be the largest in sales and capacity for aerospace composites. They attributed 68% of their 2019 sales to this sector and see a strong future with Airbus and Boeing having a backlog of composite rich planes.
31 Mar 2020
2020 status and outlook for the carbon fiber market
This premium article summarises the status of the PAN-based carbon fiber players. It provides a market overview for the capacity and impact of announced expansions. It highlights the main and upcoming players as well as notable acquisitions, partnerships and cost trends.
8 Jun 2018
See the world's first 3D printed composite bicycle at 3D Printing USA
3D printing of composite parts, specifically fiber reinforced polymers, is a rapidly emerging field. Arevo have created the world's first true 3D-printed carbon fiber bicycle.
5 Sep 2017
The many downsides of FRPs leaves plenty of room for innovation
Nearly all the advocates of fibre reinforced polymers (FRP) shy away from talking about the many elephants in the room and there are enough of them that is beyond crowded.
26 Apr 2017
Audi have developed a new manufacturing process for CFRP parts. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed David Roquette and Felix Diebold (Development engineers).