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Applications in mechanical engineering

Examples:
Robot arms, rolls for paper machines and printing presses,
components of textile machines, connecting rods, flywheels,
ultracentrifuges,...

Composites

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Components for printing press (IPA)

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longwearing pumps

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Carbon/carbon composites for hightemperature applications

Composites

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Applications in maritime sector


Examples:
Racing boats, fishing boats, yachts, mine hunters, rescue and
patrol boats, submarines, hydrofoils and hovercrafts, pontoons
and (floating) platforms, buoys, ...

Composites

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Production of 64 Standfast Yacht

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64 Standfast Yacht

Composites

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Carbon fibre reinforced mast of Pollux


yacht

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Large motor yacht

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Unsinkable sailing yacht!


(ETAP)

Composites

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Rescue vessels for oil platforms

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmNv65jJ
xdI

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Rescue boats

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Composite mine hunters

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Composite parts of submarines

Composites

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Applications in industry
Examples:
ladders, computer casings, keyboards, television, suit cases
and luggage boots,...
Storage tanks and silos, pressure vessels, tubes and ducts,
valves,...

Composites

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Robot arm for use under water (MOC)

Composites

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Cable drums (Sadac)

Composites

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Storage tanks and silos

Composites

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Embedded optical fibre sensors for strain


sensing
Pressure burst
testing of
pressure
vessel

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Aangelegde druk (bar)

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Tijd (s)

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Pressure vessels

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Installations requiring low


maintenance

Composites

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Sewerage and draining canals

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Ladders

Composites

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Applications in oil drilling and energy sector


Examples :
well drilling derricks and crane booms, cabinets and shelters for
personel, helicopter platforms, riser pipes,...
windturbine blades and masts, waterturbines,
flywheel batteries, switch boxes and control cabinets,...

Composites

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Windturbine blades

Composites

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Use of composites in oil winning

Composites

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Plugs and sockets, switches and


switch boxes,

Composites

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Flywheel batteries for emergency


applications

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Miscellaneous applications
Examples:
Precision instruments, protheses and orthopedic goods,
rolstoelen, tables for X-ray installations, substrates of
harddisks, musical instruments and loudspeakers, heated
piping and heating elements,...

Composites

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Zero expansion elements of 3Dmeasuring apparatus

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Measuring apparatus

Composites

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Printed circuits boards

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Chairs and furniture (IPA)

Composites

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Springs in mattresses

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High quality loudspeakers

Composites

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Musical instruments
Composite piano at JEC 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XMooWP22aE

Carbon Cello
Part1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_pIbZ0J1mA
Part2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjecQOCdIQQ

Composites

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Protective gearing

Composites

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Transparent tables of X-ray apparatus

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Medical orthesis/prosthesis

Composites

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Medical inplants

Composites

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a ladies shoe! (IPA)

Composites

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