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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021

Cover
Edito
“We are proud that the HP name has become increasingly popular on the track”
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Raw materials
Agenda
BUSINESS
Matrix - The future of thermoplastic resins
China - “The past three years witnessed very strong growth of the 3D printing market in Asia”
Startup - Setting off to conquer the great outdoors
Reinforcement - BCF: developing industrial production for reinforcement materials and composites
MANUFACTURING
Automation - ATL/AFP device using a parallel link mechanism
Robotization - Bringing Robot-controlled sealing of aircraft components to industrial maturity
Pipes - Redefining GRP and GRE pipe manufacturing
FEATURE - Composites in industry: Strong potential
4D Printing - Printing continuous fibrereinforced parts with industrialgrade AFP tape
Application - Energy-efficient hybrid drive system with a planetary gear
Trends - Composites in U.S. industrial equipment: perspectives on performance
Robotics - “Robotics skills meet high demand in post-Corona recovery”
Milling - lnnovative new hybrid metal composite four-disc milling cutter reduces machining times by 78%
SOLUTIONS
Medical - The world’s lightest wheelchair
Hunting rifle - RTM carbon fibre stock for a hunting rifle
Composites among us - Electric vehicles
Hand finishing - Surface roughness measurements after hand-finishing of uneven GFRP surfaces
TECHNOLOGY
Out of autoclave - Nextshaft Integral drive shaft
Pitch fibre - Development of a pitchbased carbon fibre, a solution for wide-ranging needs
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - “We are proud that the HP name has become increasingly popular on the track”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Raw materials
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 11
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Matrix - The future of thermoplastic resins
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - China - “The past three years witnessed very strong growth of the 3D printing market in Asia”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 17
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Startup - Setting off to conquer the great outdoors
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Reinforcement - BCF: developing industrial production for reinforcement materials and composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 23
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 24
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Automation - ATL/AFP device using a parallel link mechanism
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Robotization - Bringing Robot-controlled sealing of aircraft components to industrial maturity
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Pipes - Redefining GRP and GRE pipe manufacturing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 4D Printing - Printing continuous fibrereinforced parts with industrialgrade AFP tape
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 36
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Application - Energy-efficient hybrid drive system with a planetary gear
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 38
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Trends - Composites in U.S. industrial equipment: perspectives on performance
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 40
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Robotics - “Robotics skills meet high demand in post-Corona recovery”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 46
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Milling - lnnovative new hybrid metal composite four-disc milling cutter reduces machining times by 78%
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Medical - The world’s lightest wheelchair
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Hunting rifle - RTM carbon fibre stock for a hunting rifle
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Composites among us - Electric vehicles
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Hand finishing - Surface roughness measurements after hand-finishing of uneven GFRP surfaces
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 57
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 58
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Out of autoclave - Nextshaft Integral drive shaft
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 60
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 61
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - Pitch fibre - Development of a pitchbased carbon fibre, a solution for wide-ranging needs
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 63
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 64
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #139 - March/April 2021 - 65
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