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SPECIAL ISSUE
November 2020

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n this troubled period, health,
sports and recreation are all
matters that we hold dear. Running with a mask, having to push
back an operation or relinquish a
night at the theatre are not pleasant for anyone. But it's precisely
such matters that are being called
into question in light of the global pandemic that hasn't stopped
propagating. It has jeopardized
economies and various ways of
life, impacting the entire world.
If the future is unpredictable, it's
inarguably time to ask ourselves
Frédéric Reux a few questions about how we
Editor-in-chief
live and function. Now more
reux@jeccomposites.com than ever, shouldn't we opt for
what is sustainable, repairable-
and broadly speaking-useful to
the community?
In the fields of health, sports and
recreation, but also in many other sectors, composite materials
in all their forms more or less satisfy these concerns. Weight savings, high specific strength and
specific rigidity, good resistance
to fatigue and corrosion, damping capacity, the possibility to integrate functions: The intrinsic
characteristics furnished by composite materials all contribute to
heading in the right direction.
Apropos, the examples from the
three sectors at hand, which
you'll discover while reading this
new Special Edition issue of the
JEC Composites Magazine, serve
to illustrate my words.
For all that, we still have a way to
go before ticking all the boxes.
From a sustainability standpoint,
there's no doubt that composites fit the bill. What do we do,
though, with composite parts
once a product has reached endof-life? It's no longer sufficient to
extend the service life of a product, we have to go further. The
use of bio-sourced products may
be a start to finding the answer
to this question; perhaps reuse
could also provide a solution.

By

CEO/Publisher:
Eric Pierrejean

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From the standpoint of repairability, composites do not always
place well, yet many solutions
are available on the market right
now. Let's not sentence damaged
parts to the reject pile just yet.
We must continue working towards a solution, starting right
from design. In the same vein,
we've published several articles
on self-repairing composite materials.
Finally, as for utility, the notion
is debatable. What exactly does
it mean for something to be useful? To whom, and for what? It's
a never-ending discussion. And
yet, what is not debatable are all
the possible applications in the
field of healthcare. Their utility
is undeniable.

Now more than ever,
shouldn't we opt for
what is sustainable,
repairable-and
broadly speaking-
useful to the
community?
As proof, I'll mention prosthetic
devices that allow a person to live
an almost 'normal' life, and an
ergonomic, lightweight wheelchair that facilitates mobility for
the most fragile people in society. Let's offer solutions that are
not up for debate and which will
serve the whole community.
We are fortunate to be able to
work with materials capable of
anything-or just about. Let's do
what's necessary to make them
even more indispensable than
they already are. Not just because
of their technical properties, but
also through their concept, design, and use, which will lead to
making them-quite naturally-
the obvious choice.

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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020

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TRENDS
Business - Sports and health: a wealth of opportunities for composites
e-Bike - Uncertainties over Chinese supply chains put pressure on electric bike producers
Opportunities - The Gaming industry asks composites players: are you ready?
PROCESSING
Characterization - Bamboo versus maple from a skateboard manufacturer’s viewpoint
Engineering lntegrated loop technology provides new high strength joints for carbon fibre composites
Additive manufacturing - Disrupting the composite tooling supply chain
Biocomposites - Changing the outdoor hardware industry
APPLICATION
Climbing - A mountain in the middle of the city
Acoustic - The sound of composite violins investigated
Loudspeakers - Best sound in the world
Jewellery - Shine bright like a composite
Travel - Carbon fibre composites give luggage a leg up
Watersports - Closed-loop recycling of epoxy composites
Running shoes - Composites make their own mark in China
Sprinting shoes - Future of sprinting: spikeless CFRTP sprinting shoe
Medical - Advanced composite materials for prosthetic sockets in developing countries
Prostheses - A new way to make prostheses and orthoses
Paralympics - ‘‘The company’s objective is to design a future full of choices”
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Business - Sports and health: a wealth of opportunities for composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 8
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 10
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - e-Bike - Uncertainties over Chinese supply chains put pressure on electric bike producers
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 12
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Opportunities - The Gaming industry asks composites players: are you ready?
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Characterization - Bamboo versus maple from a skateboard manufacturer’s viewpoint
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Engineering lntegrated loop technology provides new high strength joints for carbon fibre composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 24
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 26
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Additive manufacturing - Disrupting the composite tooling supply chain
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Biocomposites - Changing the outdoor hardware industry
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Climbing - A mountain in the middle of the city
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Acoustic - The sound of composite violins investigated
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 36
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 40
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Loudspeakers - Best sound in the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Jewellery - Shine bright like a composite
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Travel - Carbon fibre composites give luggage a leg up
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 46
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Watersports - Closed-loop recycling of epoxy composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Running shoes - Composites make their own mark in China
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Sprinting shoes - Future of sprinting: spikeless CFRTP sprinting shoe
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 54
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Medical - Advanced composite materials for prosthetic sockets in developing countries
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 56
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 61
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Prostheses - A new way to make prostheses and orthoses
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - 63
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Special Issue Composites for Sports, Health & Leisure - November 2020 - Paralympics - ‘‘The company’s objective is to design a future full of choices”
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