Luna (Roanoke, Va.) will feature its ODiSI system, which uses embedded optical fiber as a sensor to measure composite structure health. Luna will demonstrate its ODiSI platform and its distributed sensing capabilities. Reported advantages of the system include sub-centimeter spatial resolution, compatibility with common manufacturing processes, pre-failure damage detection capability, minimal high-cycle fatigue, low profile and immunity to EMI and RFI.
Editor PickPlant tour: Aeris Energy, Caucaia, Brazil
In Northeast Brazil, wind blade manufacturer Aeris Energy is laser-focused on serving the domestic energy market, but it's poised to expand to serve the entire world. In the process, it has developed operations and a workforce that makes it a standout in the region.