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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Some thoughts on the M&A "heat wave" CompositesWorld

It’s easy, during the long, languid days of summer, when we’re stealing time with family and friends, to forget that the business world goes on without us.

Automated preform process boosts properties while cutting cycle time CompositesWorld

Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) achieves optimized fiber orientation for up to 150% increase in stiffness and reduced cycle time, weight and material waste.

Mitsui’s metal resin integral technology used in Aerosense aerial vehicles CompositesWorld

Mitsui provides Aerosense with hybrid product of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) and aluminum joint parts made by its POLYMETAC technology.

CAMX 2015 preview: Teijin Aramid USA CompositesWorld

Teijin Aramid USA (Conyers, GA, US) will feature its aramid fiber reinforcements under the Twaron and Technora brand for use in automotive, aerospace, ballistic protection, civil engineering, composites, heat and cut protective clothing and optical fiber cables.

CAMX 2015 preview: L&L Products CompositesWorld

L&L Products (Romeo, MI, US) will feature a range of room temperature-curing two-component fire, smoke, toxicity (FST) compliant adhesives for simple assembly of composite parts.

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