Carbon/epoxy Cadillac hood
Automated process for prepreg hood inner/outer cuts weight by 20% and yields Class A exterior out of the autoclave.
Carbon/epoxy Cadillac hood in production
While they typically keep their research efforts close to the vest, automakers and automotive Tier suppliers nevertheless are always in the process of evaluating the multitude of materials available for lightweighting.
Cruise-capable rotorcraft exploits the performance of composites
The Carter Aviation Personal Air Vehicle combines the best of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, in an all-carbon composite design.
Why South Carolina? Why now?
CW guest columnist Tom Lemire (T.F. Lemire Consulting Inc., Irvine, CA, US), comments on the aerospace industry's current attraction to this particular spot on the US map and wonders if it's the beginning of a trend.
Product highlights: JEC Americas 2013, Boston
CompositesWorld reports on some of the new products introduced at the JEC Americas 2013 show, held recently in Boston, Mass., USA.
SAMPE 2013 New Product Showcase
A review of new products introduced at the SAMPE 2013 exhibition.
JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
A review of new products introduced at the JEC Europe 2013 exhibition.
2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.
SAMPE 2013 Long Beach new product showcase
The SAMPE 2013 trade show (May 6-9, in Long Beach, Calif.) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.
Unidirectional thermoplastic tapes
Barrday Inc. has extended its thermoplastic laminate technology to unidirectional thermoplastic tapes, targeting structural applications in the commercial aerospace, military/defense and industrial markets.
JEC 2013 at first blush
CT Editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan risks some immediate reactions to his week in Paris at the JEC Europe 2013 composites trade show.
Thermoplastic tapes, semi-pregs
HPC for Aircraft Interiors Conference review
Colocated with Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, CompositesWorld’s High-Performance Composites for Aircraft Interiors Conference focused on ways to get more composites inside the aircraft.
HPC in Aircraft Interiors at a glance
A quick look at the conference presentations tentatively scheduled for the 2012 HPC in Aircraft Interiors conference (Sept. 25-26, 2012; Seattle Wash.). Colocated witht he Aircraft Interiors Expo America (AIX) trade show, the conference is produced by CompositesWorld Conferences.
CompositesWorld Conferences 2012 preview
CW joins forces with North American trade show organizers to produce two new colocated and coordinated trade show/conference offerings that complement CW’s premier event, Carbon Fiber 2012.
Barrday Advanced Material Solutions (formerly Lewcott Corp.) has introduced LC294 and LC296, a family of high-performance interior prepregs that reportedly provide sub 30/30 Ohio State University (OSU) heat-release properties as well as low smoke release and self-extinguishing properties.
Ultra low-heat prepreg
Barrday Composite Solutions has introduced LC294 and LC296, a family of high-performance interior prepregs that provide sub 30/30 OSU heat release, combined with low smoke, self extinguishing and good self adhesive properties and surface finish.
Lewcott Corp. renamed as parent restructures
Barrday Advanced Material Solutions (Cambridge, Ontario, Canada), the parent company of Lewcott Corp. (Millbury, Mass.), announced on April 12 that it is reorganizing the company into three separate operating divisions.
Lewcott Corp. gets new name as parent company Barrday restructures business
Barrday Advanced Material Solutions, the parent company of Lewcott Corp., announced on April 12 that it is reorganizing the company into three separate operating divisions.
News Briefs: May 17, 2011
ACG awarded OOA contract from U.S. Navy; Airtech Europe installs large cutting table for vacuum bag kitting; CCMRD expands; Composites Resources adds equipment; Synergy Composites accredited to ISO9001; Miltec adds Barbara Ann Mayfield