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German students win second SpaceX Hyperloop competition

Student group from the Technical University of Munich sets new Hyperloop speed record and wins second SpaceX Pod Competition.

Industry News

Composite roof built by Carbures

The roof of a new pavilion at the Norman Foster Foundation in Madrid, Spain is a composite laminate system fabricated by Carbures, using SAERTEX materials.

Hengshen to supply prepreg to Bombardier for qualification

China-based carbon fiber and prepreg manufacturer Hengshen will supply aircraft manufacturer Bombardier with prepreg for qualification and potential production application.

IACMI, ACMA launch composite recycling project

The goal of this technical collaboration is to develop a mechanical and thermal recycling approach that captures both the energy value and residual ash/fiber.

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Knowledge Centers

Automated tape laying (ATL) and automated fiber placement (AFP)
CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.
Closed Molding
Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance helps demystify the process of Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance provide you with the latest information about closed mold technologies and the advantages, techniques and opportunities that the closed mold process has over open molding.

CompositesWorld Magazine

September Issue
Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight

Aerospace / Automotive

CAMX 2017 exhibit preview

ACMA and SAMPE’s fourth CAMX will be the largest composites trade show in the composites industry’s largest market. Held in Orlando, FL, this year, it promises an even more robust exhibition and conference program. 

 

Aerospace / Carbon Fiber

Composite cases fuel commercial space venture

Launch vehicle supplier Orbital ATK is looking to break into the burgeoning commercial space market with a rocket motor that features an all-carbon fiber case.

Products

New discontinuous fiber prepreg from Airtech

Airtech International Inc. has introduced a new prepreg, Beta TX670 DISCO Prepreg, made with discontinuous carbon fiber and benzoxazine resin. 

Stoner introduces water-based mold release

Stoner Molding Solutions (Quarryville, PA, US) has announced the development of Honey Wax Hydro Speed, a water-based mold release that is non-flammable and non-hazardous.

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