Zone: Automotive Composites
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Composites have long been used in autos and trucks, primarily under the hood and in interiors. High-performance have used carbon fiber for many years, and now new high-speed manufacturing technology is allowing carbon fiber to move into production vehicles.


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Automotive CFRP: Repair or replace?

As more carbon composites are used on structural car components, how will crash damage be assessed and repairs be made?
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SAMPE Seattle 2014 Report CompositesWorld

The Society’s reconfigured Spring advanced materials event in Seattle, Wash., attracts speakers, exhibitors and attendees in large numbers and international dimensions.

Ramping up to the carbon fiber supply challenge CompositesWorld

HPC guest columnist Tom Lemire, president of T.F. Lemire Consulting Inc. (Irvine, Calif.), comments on the necessary response of carbon fiber suppliers to the likely increasing demand for carbon fiber in the coming years.

CAMX 2014 preview: Scott Bader CompositesWorld

Scott Bader-ATC (Stow, Ohio, USA) will feature new products and applications using its advanced composite materials, such as fire-retardant gelcoats and topcoats, the Crestapol range of high-performance acrylic resins including the carbon fiber-compatible Crestapol 1250LV infusion grade, and the Crestabond, Crestomer and Poly-Bond ranges of structural adhesive and bonding pastes.

Vibration-canceling composite technology CompositesWorld

Materials Sciences Corp.'s new product might be a solution for aircraft interiors noise and shock mitigating boat hulls?

SPE ACCE 2014 best paper winners announced CompositesWorld

Two papers in the Virtual Prototyping & Testing of Composites session, and one in the Nanocomposites session, have been judged the best at this year's SPE Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition, Sept. 9-11 in Novi, Mich., USA.

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