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.


Most Recent Content: Automotive Composites
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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Turning ideas into innovative composites CompositesWorld

From helmets to harps to the new Formula Lites all-carbon race car, Crawford Composites pursues perfection in a wide array of carbon fiber parts.

Munich Composites celebrates four years in business CompositesWorld

The company has won two Innovation Awards from JEC.

Prodrive Composites secures orders for four new British sports cars CompositesWorld

The projects are worth more than £5 million ($5.7 million) and will include work on mid-priced sports cars.

SPE announces dates, deadlines for automotive awards gala CompositesWorld

The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers will host its 45th-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, at Burton Manor in Livonia, MI, US.

Thin-film damping material for laminates CompositesWorld

Kraiburg GmbH & Co. (Waldkraiburg, Germany) had an interactive stand displaying laminate panels both with and without the company’s Kraibon lightweight rubber damping material.

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