Recorded November 14, 2011
Presented by RTP Company
Does the idea of replacing metal parts with light-weight and easy to fabricate reinforced plastics seem appealing but you are not sure how to get started? The impressive performance benefits of “stiff and tough” very long fiber reinforced composites will be explained by Karl Hoppe, senior product development engineer for structural products at custom compounder RTP Company. Mr. Hoppe reviews various aspects of using these unique materials; benefits of very long fiber materials, very long fiber performance advantages, metal replacement selection criteria, design and processing considerations for reinforced plastics, and real world case studies of successful applications
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