JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 20

BUSlNESS glass fibre
China promotes the use of
glass fibre in construction
The interest in glass fibre shows no sign of waning in China, already
the world's leading producer. Among the many growing applications
such as automotive and new energies, construction is well placed as
China's construction output is forecast to grow by almost 7% in 2021
and 6% in 2022.
G
China's
lass fibre capacity
expansion projects have
been surging among
producers
major
lately. Sinoma announced that
its wholly-owned subsidiary
Taishan Glass Fiber Zoucheng
Co., Ltd. (Taishan Zoucheng)
plans to open a new facility in
Shandong Province, Zoucheng
city. The company invested 980
million yuan (€137 million) to
build an alkali-free glass fibre
pool kiln wire drawing production
line for an annual output
of 120,000 tons.
Meanwhile, Chongqing International
Composite Materials
The leader Jushi is no exception:
the group announced that
it will invest about 1.8 billion
yuan in Chengdu to build a
new glass fibre chopped strand
production line with an annual
output of 150,000 tons.
The project includes plans to
build a new glass fibre pool kiln
wire drawing production line
at the existing site in Qingbaijiang
district, Chengdu.
Construction will start in the
first half of 2022. After completion,
the annual sales revenue
Co., Ltd. (CPIC) started the
construction of an ECT glass
fibre manufacturing production
line with an annual output of
150,000 tons in its Changshou
branch.
is expected to be 900 million
yuan (€125 million).
Government incentives
According to JEC Observer
- Overview of the global
composites market 2019-2024,
the main share of growth of the
Chinese
composites market
will come from the construction,
electrical & electronic
equipment and pipes & tanks
sectors. The China Building
Materials Federation pointed
out that the Chinese authorities
are boosting glass fibre in
their long-term plans.
The Federation reported that
China's Ministry of Industry
and Information issued a list of
" Manufacturing Champions "
established to promote the
innovation ability and product
quality of China's manufacturing
industries.
Among
CPIC:
The ground-breaking ceremony of CPIC's 150,000-ton glass fibre chopped
strand production line (source: CPIC)
20
jec composites magazine / N°
them, ten building materials
companies, including Taishan
Glass Fiber Co., Ltd. and
Jiangsu Lianrui New Materials
Co., Ltd., were rewarded as
champion enterprises in the
manufacturing industries.
Simultaneously, ten products
including those manufactured
by Nanjing Glass Fiber Re147
September - October 2022
search and Design Institute
Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Changhai
Composite Materials Co., Ltd.
were rewarded as champion
products.
The demand is fuelled by
infrastructure development
and housing construction. The
Chinese government's 14th
five year-plan (2021-2025)
places particular emphasis on
prefabricated buildings, where
composite
materials
such
as glass fibre are frequently
used. According to the China
Building Materials Federation,
the 14th plan states that the
proportion
of
prefabricated
buildings in new buildings
should reach more than 30%.
As Zhou Yuxian, president of
the China National Building
Material Group (CNBM, a
parent group of Sinoma), told
the Chinese press, specifically
mentioning glass fibre: " Our
new materials should be aimed
at the public and the main battlefield
of the national economy, not
just at key national projects. "
More information:
www.cnbm.com.cn
http://www.cnbm.com.cn

JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022

Cover
Edito
Creating the interior of “The most beautiful building in the world”
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Agenda
Perspectives - Creating a forum to work together
Opening - New fibreglass factory in the heart of Central Asia
BUSINESS
Graphene - Effectiveness of graphene nano-platelets in composites
Carbon fibre - Sinopec intends to lead by example in China
Glass fibre - China promotes the use of glass fibre in construction
MANUFACTURING
Additive manufacturing - Towards a digital twin of UD tapes for automated fibre placement
Testing - Optical data rectification and ML-aided impedance analysis for quality assurance of carbon fibre
FEATURE AUTOMOTIVE: How are composites driving the future of automotive?
- Transportation - Thermoplastic composites: the path towards zero CO2 emissions in transport
- Compounding: Cutting-edge FDC technology reduces costs and CO2 emissions
- Pressure vessels: Enabling superior storage efficiency for Type 4 tanks with FPP dome reinforcements
- Battery: A new generation of battery packs with a recyclable epoxy SMC casing
- Lightweighting: Serial CFRTP structural part for BMW body-in-white application
- Natural fibre: Towards lightweight flax fibre-reinforced automotive headliners
SOLUTION
Sustainability - Upcycling gives a boost to coffee waste management
Defence - On field applications with composites
TECHNOLOGY
Ceramic: Cerapreg – a new concept for cost-effective reinforced ceramic composites
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Creating the interior of “The most beautiful building in the world”
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - In brief
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Perspectives - Creating a forum to work together
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Opening - New fibreglass factory in the heart of Central Asia
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 12
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Graphene - Effectiveness of graphene nano-platelets in composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 16
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Carbon fibre - Sinopec intends to lead by example in China
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 18
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 19
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Glass fibre - China promotes the use of glass fibre in construction
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Additive manufacturing - Towards a digital twin of UD tapes for automated fibre placement
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 24
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Testing - Optical data rectification and ML-aided impedance analysis for quality assurance of carbon fibre
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 26
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 29
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - - Transportation - Thermoplastic composites: the path towards zero CO2 emissions in transport
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 31
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - - Compounding: Cutting-edge FDC technology reduces costs and CO2 emissions
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - - Pressure vessels: Enabling superior storage efficiency for Type 4 tanks with FPP dome reinforcements
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - - Battery: A new generation of battery packs with a recyclable epoxy SMC casing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 38
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - - Lightweighting: Serial CFRTP structural part for BMW body-in-white application
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 42
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 43
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - - Natural fibre: Towards lightweight flax fibre-reinforced automotive headliners
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 46
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Sustainability - Upcycling gives a boost to coffee waste management
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Defence - On field applications with composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 51
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - Ceramic: Cerapreg – a new concept for cost-effective reinforced ceramic composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #147 - September/October 2022 - 53
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