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Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering SAMPEJournal May/June 2014, Vol. 50, No. 3 Feature Articles Page 7 Columns 2 5 14 17 20 46 Departments Highly Efficient Production and Characterization of CFRP Made from Recycled Carbon Fibers 16 19 22 24 27 29 38 40 43 52 Page 30 Advanced Materials Enabling High-Volume Road Transport Applications of Lightweight Structural Composite Parts Page 48 Laser-Assisted Winding of Thermoplastic-Based Composite for Future Launch Vehicle Applications Follow SAMPE on: President's Message Technical Director's Corner North America Report Europe Report Perspectives Japan Report 54 56 57 58 60 61 62 64 70 71 72 In Memory-Mark Erath Corporate Partners Industry News SAMPE Proceedings Tech Tidbits SAMPE Onsite Training Seminars Materials & Products SAMPE Proceedings Order Form CAMX-The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo SAMPE Europe's SETEC 14 Tampere, Finland Welcome SAMPE's Newest Members SAMPE Seattle 2014 Highlights SAMPE Seattle Exhibitor Listing SAMPE Seattle Show Floor 17th Annual Bridge Building Contest The SAMPE Foundation Advertiser's Index Resource Center SAMPE Membership Information SAMPE Membership Application Industry Events Calendar About the Cover Astrium Space Transportation demonstrates the feasibility of using thermoplastic tape to wind large pressure vessel demonstration units in a process that will eventually be used for large space launch vehicles (left photos). At the same time, research effort is being performed under the European HIVOCOMP (high volume composites) Project. This effort is demonstrating the use of thermosets (polyurethane) and thermoplastics (polypropylene and polyamide) materials for automotive demonstration components (right photo). SAMPE Journal, USPS (518-510) is published seven times a year (Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., Nov.), with the annual Membership Directory/Industry Guide published in the fall, by SAMPE®, 1161 Park View Drive, Suite 200, Covina, CA 91724-3759. Phone: +1 626.331.0616, Fax: +1 626.332.8929. Periodicals postage paid at Covina, CA and additional mailing office. (ISSN0091-1062) Postmaster: Send address changes to SAMPE Journal: 1161 Park View Drive, Suite 200, Covina, CA 91724-3759. ©2014 by SAMPE. All rights reserved. None of this publication may be reproduced without written permission of the publisher. Printed in the USA. SAMPE Journal, Volume 50, No. 3, May/June 2014 1

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