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Graphene additives from First Graphene have been shown to increase the strength of cement mortar significantly, enabling the construction of lighter and more environmentally friendly buildings and

A quick and easy testing approach could be used to determine if a person is infected with coronavirus (COVID-19)—even before symptoms present themselves.

Producers and converters of disposable nonwovens are responding to increased demand for protective apparel and facemasks in China and other countries following the outbreak of novel coronavirus (CO

The role that non-metallic composites can play in the manufacture of nuclear fusion reactors is being explored by the UK’s National Composites Centre (NCC) and Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA).

Working with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Cardinal Health has voluntarily recalled 9.1 million surgical gowns that may have been contaminated at a manufacturing plant in China.

Following an ordinance of the Swiss Federal Council brought into force on 28 February that prohibits events bringing together more than 1000 people, the organisers of Index20 have announce

Three fibre suppliers specialising in technical textiles have merged to form a new company, FibrXL, which is based in Almere and Beek, The Netherlands, and Richmond, Virginia, USA.

An agency of the US Federal Government has proposed amending existing legislation concerning the generic names of fibres in order to bring it into line with international standards.

A Vienna, Austria-based machinery manufacturer has devised an holistic scheme that aims to put an end to unnecessary waste generated by the use of flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs), als

A lightweight composite headrest for a child’s car seat that is simple to produce has been developed by a consortium of companies in Germany and Poland.

Composites manufacturers in Germany continue to be dissatisfied with the current business environment there, according to a half-yearly survey conducted by Berlin-based Composites Germany.

Increased demand from its domestic market has prompted Quantum Materials of Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, to bring forward plans to invest US$3.5 million in new manufacturing equipment.

Beaulieu Fibres International will announce new investments and products during its participation at the forthcoming Index20, scheduled to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 31 March to 3

A method that could enable the damage that occurs in a composite when its reinforcing fibres fracture to be observed accurately and easily is being developed by researchers at the National Institut

Owing to concerns over the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the composites industry’s flagship event, JEC World, is to be postponed until the 12–14 May 2020.

Researchers from ETH Zürich, Switzerland, and the National University of Singapore have developed a bandage that helps blood to clot and does not stick to the wound: the first time that both proper

Researchers at Empa in St Gallen, Switzerland, are developing novel ways to embed liquids in spun fibres that are then able to release fragrances in a controlled manner, an effect that persists aft

An innovative thermoplastic nonwoven for use as a crimping material for shoe linings provides footwear manufacturers with a number of advantages compared with existing knitted fabric linings, accor

The developer of fibre patch placement (FPP) technology for the automated production of three-dimensional (3D) reinforcement fabrics for the composites industry, Cevotec, is to be represented by Fu

A variety of heat-resistant nonwoven veils for use in composites are to be launched by Technical Fibre Products (TFP) at JEC World.

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