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Composites without Chemistry (Continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastics)

  • ir. Willem H. M. van Dreumel

Abstract

The world of advanced fibre composites is changing rapidly. Technical and commercial battles take place in the composites arena, where big chemical companies have joined the show. The diagram shows a basic idea behind these involvements. The chemical industry thinks volume. Commodities and energy, products with a relatively low added value, have been their business over the past decades. Nowadays, however, High Tech is the message. Specialities with a high added value seem attractive.

Keywords

Carbon Fibre High Tech Continuous Fibre Aramid Fibre Aircraft Industry 
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Copyright information

© Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • ir. Willem H. M. van Dreumel
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Nijverdal Ten Cate NV Technical DivisionNetherlands

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