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Additive manufacturing industry got interested in fiber reinforced composites

Additive manufacturing industry got interested in fiber reinforced composites

Additive manufacturing industry seems to stand on the verge of a boom in fiber-reinforced composite 3D printing. Start-ups and well-established companies are vying to find their niches and differentiate themselves from peers. End users namely manufacturers may find it challenging to sift through the vast variety of equipment and alike technologies which have flooded the market.

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First ever built composite bridge turns 25

First ever built composite bridge turns 25

A celebrant, the Aberfeldy Footbridge across the river Tay in Perthshire, Scotland, had previously a title of the longest FRP span bridge in the world. The bridge designer is Dundee University Professor Bill Harvey, who developed the project commissioned by the local golf club.

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Corrosion resistance of basalt fibers

Corrosion resistance of basalt fibers

This study describes an experimental investigation of basalt fiber, E-glass and cement-based composites resistance to various corrosive environments, including acid, salt and water solutions, and clarifies the corresponding degradation mechanisms.

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