All Posts from März, 2010

Composites manufacturers benefiting from wind energy boom in the UK

März 21st, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Wind Energy Industry | 1 Comment »

The significance of wind energy is increasing throughout Europe.


A study carried out by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) shows that capacity increased by just under 20% to almost 65,000 megawatts in 2008. The possibility for growth is Read Full Post

Urban microcar or super sports vehicle – Composites lower both weight and consumption

März 18th, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Automotive Industry | 2 Comments »

The first is 2.59 meters long with an efficient electric motor designed for nipping round towns and cities (top speed 120 km/h).

Rinspeed UC

The second is a luxury sports car delivering Read Full Post

With composites and nanotechnology to the world championship

März 12th, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Business, Sports industry | No Comments »

The latest innovation from Huntsman Advanced Materials GmbH of Basle is a one-piece hockey stick.  It is manufactured from a new ductile modified highly modern artificial resin system, known as Read Full Post

Multi-axial multi-ply fabrics reinforce skis and snowboards

März 10th, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Sports industry | No Comments »

Fibre composites for the sports and leisure sectors are also one of the main features from 14 to 16 September 2010 at the COMPOSITES EUROPE trade fair, at which numerous exhibitors will also present solutions for sporting applications.  


One of these is Saertex GmbH & Co. KG from Saerbeck.  The company produces so-called non-crimp multi-ply fabrics.  These are characterized by Read Full Post

With composites at the Olympics – Fibre composites optimize sports equipment

März 8th, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Allgemein, Business, Exhibitors, Innovation | 1 Comment »

The 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver consisted not only of a fight between athletes but also a contest between materials. 

Light, strong, flexible – these are the requirements that must be provided by sports equipment. 

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