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A History Of Fibre Reinforced Composites


That familiar verse in the Book of Ecclesiastes says, 'There is no new thing under the sun,' and this is certainly true for fibre reinforced composites. After all, wood consists of the natural resin lignin [...]

A History Of Fibre Reinforced Composites2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

The Gutta Percha Story


The first mention of gutta percha in Britain appears in the catalogue of the Tradescant collection at Oxford in 1656 where an exhibit is described as 'pliable mazer wood being warmed in water will work [...]

The Gutta Percha Story2016-12-06T05:35:31+00:00