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Holding its own - Invention and commercialisation of self-reinforced polymer composites

Self-reinforced polymer composites offer lightweight, impact resistant and recyclable materials.

One small step for titanium - applications for silicon carbide fibre reinforced titanium composites

Manufacturing company TISCIS explores the high compressive strength and corrosion resistance of titanium composites used in the production of parts for the European aerospace industry.

Scotland's new start - Future aims of the Mining Institute of Scotland

An overview of the history and future aims of the Mining Institute of Scotland Ltd, in the amalgamation of similar professional bodies is outlined by Board Member Richard Crockett.

Flying high - Nadcap composites accreditation programme

The Nadcap composites accreditation programme is designed to provide continual improvement within the aerospace and automotive industries by using a process of specific job audits to gain from global industry knowledge.

Firing on all cylinders - carbon nanotube-based composites

Researchers are examining the outstanding physical properties, in terms of strength, elastic stiffness and thermal and electrical conductive applications of carbon nanotube composites.

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