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 Europe conference emphasizes aerospace, automotive, energy CompositesWorld

Summit 15 Paris is SAMPE Europe's newest event, a one-day conference on March 9 in Paris, the day before the opening of the JEC Europe 2015 trade show.

Additive manufacturing: Can you print a car? CompositesWorld

Collaborative demonstration dispels doubt about 3D printing’s disruptive potential for direct-to-digital manufacturing of just about anything BIG.

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Congress returns to London CompositesWorld

Focusing on multi-material design and manufacturing for high volume applications with more OEM representation than ever before.

Autocomposites Update: Engine oil pans CompositesWorld

As thermoplastic composites makes inroads into these complex, modular parts, weight and cost go down, functionality goes up.

AZL launches a new department for joining technology CompositesWorld

Aim is to realize cost-efficient and high-quality multi-material systems based on fiber-reinforced plastics (FRP) to achieve outstanding lightweight properties.

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