Carbon Fiber and Beyond: The $26 Billion World of Advanced Composites

Composites are finding their way into new applications as industries – including aerospace, wind, oil and gas, automotive, and sporting goods – demand new materials with ever-higher strength-to-weight ratios, resistance to corrosion, and workability. However, so far, composites’ high cost has preclu...

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