Destroyer deckhouse roof meets U.S. Navy fire code with phenolic composite
Camera-based ply placement cuts time, cost on complex rotorcraft parts

By the Numbers

Composites Business Index 50.6: Growth in 9 of 10 months

Composites: Perspectives and Provocations

What will be the next major iteration in carbon fiber?


The best and brightest


Software Update: Simulation saves

Focus on Design

Resin infusion produces autoclave-capable tools for Scorpion jet

Inside Manufacturing

Automating the CH-53K’s composite flexbeams

Market Trends

Disruptive technologies power small composites aerostructure firms to market party


The Outlook for Thermoplastics in Aerospace Composites, 2014-2023

Products and Literature

CAMX 2014 preview: DMG MORI Ellison Technologies
CAMX 2014 preview: CHEMIR
CAMX 2014 preview: CGTech
3-D tool-pathing for waterjet machining
OOA epoxy vinyl esters for carbon fiber composites
CAMX 2014 preview: Axson Technologies
CAMX 2014 preview: C. A. Litzler
Digital vacuum gauge
CAMX 2014 preview: Renegade Materials
CAMX 2014 preview: Wisconsin Oven
CAMX 2014 preview: Sicomin
Epoxy composite tooling material
CAMX 2014 preview: L&L Products
CAMX 2014 preview: Dexmet
CAMX 2014 preview: Altair
Wide-format flat cutting system
Fiber optic strain sensing
Soluble plastic tooling cores
CAMX 2014 preview: Huntsman Advanced Materials
CAMX 2014 preview: BYK USA
CAMX 2014 preview: Solvay
CAMX 2014 preview: Cytec Industries
Ultrasound phased array wheel probe inspects composites
Automated dry material placement
CAMX 2014 preview: Airtech International
CAMX 2014 preview: Diversified Machine Systems (DMS)
CAMX 2014 preview: Hexcel
CAMX 2014 preview: Matrix Composites
CAMX 2014 preview: Anguil Environmental Systems
CAMX 2014 preview: The Composites Group

Show Coverage

SAMPE Seattle 2014 Report
CFK-Valley Stade 2014 Conference Report
Farnborough 2014 Airshow Report


Software Update: Simulating a repair
Software update: Materials database support for simulation/analysis

Speaking Out

Ramping up to the carbon fiber supply challenge

Testing Tech

The evolution of the modified D 695 compression test method

Channel Partners