2016-09-28T11:03:16ZComposite materials received their start from advancements in the aerospace industry.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZPVC plastics are the third most commonly used types of plastic polymers used. Learn about the properties of PVC polyvinyl chloride plastics.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZLearn about the plastics we used day in and day out. What are the most common types of plastics we use.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZA survey of the history of composite materials. Find out when the first composite was used, and how composites have changed through the years.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZStructural fibers like carbon fiber are manufactured into cloths and fabrics that are then used in composite manufacturing.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZThe pultrusion process is a method of manufacturing low cost fiber reinforced composites. Learn about pultrusion and the benefits.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZPlastics are everywhere, but what are plastics? Learn the basics of this polymer material that has taken over our life.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZLearn about carbon fiber cloth. Discover the terms used in carbon fiber manufacturing such as, 3k plain weave carbon, and 282 carbon fiber.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZA brief description and definition of composite materials.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZNot all plastics are equal, especial when used in children's toys. Learn about the uses of the various plastics and chemicals in toys.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZIntroduction to the Composite Materials Glossary.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZFRP composites have unique mechanical properties which provide benefits. Learn about the properties of fiber reinforced polymers.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZCarbon fiber tubes are extremely strong and stiff, yet very lightweight. Discover how they are manufactured and their applications.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZHow to paint composites and fiberglass. Learn the steps in prepping and finishing a composite material with paint.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZPolypropylene is a versatile plastic used in many places in our life. Learn about this plastic and the myriad of uses.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZComposite materials and carbon fiber make the Dreamliner the most advanced passenger plane to date.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZCarbon fiber has properties that make it desirable in many applications. Learn about what products have adopted this lightweight and durable material.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZAramid fiber is one of the most useful fibers used in textiles and fiber reinforced composites. The properties of aramid fibers are amazing.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZPolyester and vinyl ester resins are the two most common resins used in FRP composites. Learn why these resins work so well.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZCarbon fiber is a lightweight fiber used in advanced composites. Learn about what makes this material so unique and important.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZWhen two materials are combined to make a stronger material, a composite is made. Learn what makes composite materials unique, strong, and lightweight.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZHow to sand composites. Learn the correct methods and what the proper materials are to be used when sanding composites.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZIf one wants to be the best in sports, then chances are they need to use carbon fiber. Be it in the sole of running shoes or used in the shaft of an arrow, carbon fiber dominates the sporting goods world.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZWhat are PET plastics? Learn about the plastic used in water and soda bottles, and how PET plastic is recycled.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZFiberglass is a strong and lightweight reinforcement used in composites. Learn about the history of fiberglass and how it is manufactured.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZInjection molding is one of the most low cost manufacturing methods of plastic. Understand the other benefits and history of injection molding.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZThermoset vs thermoplastic composites, what is the difference? Both have advantages and there is demand for both thermoplastic and thermoset composites.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZThe composite surfboard combines advanced materials to make the ultimate board. Learn about the key materials of a composite surfboard, and the future of board design.
2016-09-28T11:03:16ZCarbon fiber is used because of it's high strength and light weight properties. Learn which industries have adopted this unique material.