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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Solvay to acquire composites maker Cytec for $5.5 billion CompositesWorld

This purchase will make Solvay the world’s second-largest producer of aerospace composite materials, behind Hexcel Corp.

Schuler to open new innovation tower in Germany CompositesWorld

The company will invest more than €40 million in the new engineering and technology center.

Presche project demonstrates ability of Quickstep’s composite technology CompositesWorld

The Presche project focused on the delivery of commercial composite car parts using a number of new technologies.

Lacks Chromtec composite wheels featured on pickup truck CompositesWorld

Lacks will provide two new 20-inch versions of its Chromtec composite wheel technology for this 2016 truck program.

Formaplex receives three major certifications CompositesWorld

The certifications are for the automotive, aerospace and defense industries.

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