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Composites, materials that only have to contain two or more natural or artificial substances, are all around us. The only other requirement is that the elements must have different characteristics, either physical or chemical. Composite materials are in our bathtubs, our doors, our desks, our window frames, and several other places that we frequent or use daily. Composite...
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Composites manufacturers are apart of our everyday lives whether we realize it or not. They are manufacturing composites for the cars we drive, the pipes in our homes, and much more. Composites offer their own set of benefits, be it their strength, design, lightweight, or durability and knowing what to look for in composite manufactures...
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You have probably seen it, the distinctive black pattern on high-performance cars. All high-performance race cars spot the black carbon fiber pattern that is a hallmark of performance. But, have you ever asked yourself why auto racing uses carbon fiber parts? In the high-performance environment of auto racing, a carbon fiber car can mean the difference between winning...
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By 2024, the global market size of composites will be about $130.83 billion. The primary reinforcing material in the U.S. is glass fiber. In 2017, it recorded a growth value of $2.1 billion. There is a growing demand for robust, durable, and lightweight materials. Many industries are turning to composites to find reinforcements of a...
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Most companies in these times are trying to come up with products that cause little or no harm to the environment. The aerospace industry is no different. There are stricter environmental regulations put in place to control the amounts of emission by planes. The rise of fuel prices has also been a key stimulator for...
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There is a $22.2 billion contribution to the US economy by the composite industry. It’s an industry that is an economic force and acts as a fuel to the American economy. It is not possible for anyone to understand this kind of an industry without at least getting to understand the composites manufacturing processes. It...
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Did you know that some manufacturing plants are conducting most of their processes with robotic arms? Yes, the future is here. Today, there is more exciting technology and innovation in the manufacturing industry than ever. Robotics might be controversial, but the best manufacturers continue to adopt disruptive techniques. Let’s talk about some of the manufacturing...
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Did you know that the U.S. global composites market is a $22.2 billion industry? Or that by 2022, the end-product market for these materials will reach a whopping $113.20 billion? That’s right! After all, the composite industry supplies materials to various other industries. From dental to sports, we have quite a long list of industries that...
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Did you know that carbon fiber (yes, the same one NASCAR uses), together with graphene, is a $2 billion U.S. industry? NASCAR isn’t the only force driving the growth of composite use in the country though. In fact, composites now play many roles in the global sporting goods industry. Experts say that composites in the sports...
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An Ultimate Guide to Carbon Fiber Auto Racing Helmets No matter how uncomfortable, heavy, or unstylish you believe your current auto racing helmet to be, you know it’s a necessity to wear one when anytime you’re in a high speed auto race. Fortunately, advances in carbon fiber auto racing helmets has come a long way...
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