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Applications in the automotive and

transport sectors
Examples:
Cars
Ca s a
and
d ttrucks:
uc s body pa
panels
esa
and
d st
stiffeners,
e e s, ta
tank lorries
o es a
and
d
refrigerated vehicles, caravans and motorhomes, leaf springs
and helical springs, driving shafts, suspension elements,
spoilers and bumpers, A-, B- and C- door pillars, wheel rims,
torsion and stabilising bars, instrument panels, valve push rods
and rockers, fans, brake discs...
Trains, trams and metros: interior panels, doors and seats,
cockpits, boogies, brake discs(TGV),...

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Bumpers, spoilers, body panels

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Sandwich panels on trucks,


caravans,

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

All composite amphibian car

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Lightweight components on trucks

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Pultruded profiles on trucks and busses

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Radiators, fans, grids

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Engine parts

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Engine parts

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Leaf spring and valve spring

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Leaf spring (Multilink MK.2,


Volvo)

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Driving shaft (Renault)

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Flexible couplings for driving


shafts (Spinning-Composites)

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Natural fibres and natural fibre


composites

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Wheel rims with extreme low


weight

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Ceramic matrix brake discs

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Pressure vessels for hydrogen propulsion

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Recuperation of kinetic energy by means of


composite flywheel

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Active noise suppression in vehicles

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Motorcycles

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

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Helmets for motorcyclists

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Train cockpit

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

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Applications in sports and entertainment


Examples:
Tennis
e s rackets,
ac ets, bows
bo s and
a d arrows,
a o s, golf
go sticks,
st c s, pole
po e sticks,
st c s,
fishing lines, skis and ski poles, bicycle frames and rims, racing
cars, surf-boards, canoes,

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Race bicycle
Frame weight below 1kg

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

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Race bicycle

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Sports guns and golf sticks

Composites

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Diverse sports

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Intelligent ski
Piezoelectric
fibres

conventional
ski

intelligent
ski
Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

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Applications in buildings, civil engineering


constructions en infrastructure
Examples:
Facade
acade claddings,
c add gs, construction
co st uct o with
t large
a ge spa
spans,
s, b
bridge
dge dec
decks,
s,
swimming pools, noise reducting walls, garage ports, sewerage
and drainage canals, air supply and removal ducts, tubing of
fire-fighting equipement, chimney shafts and liners, masts (for
antennas and other), mobile housings, mobile bridges,...
barriers, road lighting columns, kilometer stones, telephone
kiosks,...

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Night club (Acapulco, 40s)

Composites

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Claddings in airport (Ciba,London)

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Fibre reinforced claddings

(Northshore Composites, UK)

Composites

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Stadium roof construction


(Fiberglass)

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Lattice girders (Fiberglass)

Composites

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Lattice in chemical plant

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Pedestrian bridge

Composites

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Refitting of bridge decks

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Refitting of concrete structures

Composites

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Street furniture: telephone poles

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Fast (de-)mountable indoor athletics ring

Composites

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Street furniture: newspaper


kiosk

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Mobile hangars and sheds

Composites

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Fibre reinforced composites in


housings

(Northshore Composites, UK)

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

Maintenance-free doors

Composites

Ives De Baere and Joris Degrieck 2013-2014

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