01 July 2007
01 July 2007
NetComposites has launched the VirCon composites consultant on its web site, a free interactive online tool that provides users with high quality introductory information on composite materials and processes
VirCon, VIRtual CONsultant in composites, provides hundreds of pages of high-quality introductory information on all aspects of polymer composites and is divided into seven sections, each dealing with an important aspect of composite materials, processing and applications:
▪ Composite Overview
▪ Material Choices
▪ Manufacturing Methods
▪ Structure Design
▪ Service & Support Issues
▪ Material Selector
▪ Properties Evaluation
The tool was developed by Merl and Rapra Technology with funding from the UK Government under the Materials Measurement Programme of the UK Department of Trade and Industry.
The tool can be accessed through the NetComposites site or directly at the following link:
Global Composites, a new international conference jointly hosted by NetComposites and the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA), will take place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, US, on 27-28 June 2018.
The 5th biennial Composites Innovation will take place on 20th - 21st June 2018 at the Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK, with particular focus on innovation related to the automation of processes for light-weighting and increased composites production rates.