Dr. Ulrich Mörschel, CEO of Textechno: “The single-fibre pull-out test gives a direct measure of the fibre-matrix adhesion strength on its own.” © Textechno

17/11/2022 – New standard for composites

New standard for composites

Micromechanical testing of the interfacial shear strength

Fast and effective micromechanical testing of the interfacial shear strength is the focus of the new DIN SPEC 19289. By  Sibylle Michel

Train noise in focus: Empa researcher Bart Van Damme with a new type of rail pad that has been tested in train traffic. © Empa

15/11/2022 – High-tech


“Cushions” against rail noise and vibrations

An inconspicuous component under the railway tracks is a beacon of hope for quieter rail traffic. First tests on passing trains show a positive effect. By  Sibylle Michel

3D-Druck mit Harz auf Textil: Die ersten Versuche des FH-Forschungsprojektes „StereoTex“ waren bereits erfolgreich. © Patrick Pollmeier/FH Bielefeld

20/09/2022 – Optimierung von Schutzkleidung

Optimierung von Schutzkleidung

3D-Druckverfahren für stichhemmende Schutzkleidung aus Harz

Im Projekt „StereoTex“ entwickeln Forschende ein Verfahren, das es ermöglicht, stichhemmende Schutzkleidung aus Textilien und Kunstharzen herzustellen. By  Sibylle Michel

With more than 500 product launches during this year’s show, Jec World remains the preferred venue to introduce new products to the global market. © Jec World

23/05/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

Jec World surpassing all expectations

The global composites community reunited at Jec World 2022 on May 3rd to 5th for three busy days of innovation, networking and knowledge sharing. By  Editorial staff

JEC World is the global trade show for composite materials and their applications. © JEC World

07/04/2022 – Events


Composites community meets in Paris

Under the theme ‘Composites for a Sustainable World’, JEC World 2022 will be held from May 3rd to 5th at Paris-Nord Villepinte in France. By  Editorial staff

EnkaGrid MAX C is part of the Enka Solutions range for civil engineering applications. © Freudenberg

02/03/2022 – Textile construction

Textile construction

New geogrid composite saves up installation time

Freudenberg Performance Materials presents a new geogrid composite. Aimed at increasing the efficiency of construction projects, the product consists ... By  Sibylle Michel

The JEC World team has decided to postpone the event after conducting a survey of its exhibitors and partners. © JEC World

03/02/2022 – Due to the pandemic

Due to the pandemic

JEC World 2022 postponed

The international composites event will now take place from May 3rd to 5th, 2022, at Paris Nord Villepinte, as well as online via a digital platform. By  Sibylle Michel