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.
Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance provide you with the latest information about closed mold technologies and the advantages, techniques and opportunities that the closed mold process has over open molding.
As more carbon composites are used on structural car components, how will crash damage be assessed and repairs be made?
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Thermoplastics Composites Conference for Automotive will be held June 11-12 in the Detroit suburb of Novi, Mich.New automotive production capacity CompositesWorld
FORMAX, a manufacturer of carbon fiber and specialty composite reinforcements, announced plans to open an automotive production facility alongside the company’s U.K. headquarters.Far-UK develops fast processes for carbon fiber auto parts CompositesWorld
The Nottingham spinoff is working with Axon Automotive, and developing new technologies for complex composite shapes.Granta Design announces AutoMatIC consortium CompositesWorld
The new industry collaboration, announced at the SAE World Congress, will bring together OEMs and suppliers to develop best practices for material information and use.Henkel installing high-pressure resin transfer molding system CompositesWorld
Henkel will use the HP-RTM system at its North American headquarters in Madison Heights, Mich., USA, to support development of its Loctite MAX Series polyurethane resin for use with carbon fiber and glass fiber composites.