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Biteam develops new tapered I-beam

The novel carbon fibre tapered I-beam will be displayed at the JEC World in Paris, next week.

26th February 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Gothenburg

Transport/​Aerospace, Civil Engineering, Construction

The tapered I-beam displaying varying heights has Combination Architecture with ±45° reinforcement in the web and 0/90° in each of the flanges. The web-flange junctions have mutual through-thickness integration for increased resistance to delamination. The web tapering angle can be produced within reasonable limits to suit performance demands.

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