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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Record-breaking land speed bicycle built with composites CompositesWorld

The use of carbon fiber with Scott Bader’s Crestapol 1250LV infusion resin inside and out of the ARION1 land speed bicycle was extensive to achieve the strength to weight ratio needed for this type of speed challenge vehicle.

Clemson developing composite vehicle front-door CompositesWorld

The $5.81 million research project looks to reduce the door’s weight by 42.5 percent.

Intertek add machining equipment to its testing center CompositesWorld

The machining system is dedicated to accurately test specimens for highly reinforced polymer-based tests on composites.

Infinite Composites Technologies partners with OSU-Tulsa on natural gas tanks CompositesWorld

The agreement will enable Infinite Composites Technologies to continue development and prototype production of the infinite composite pressure vessel, iCPV — a liner-less, composite fuel storage system.

Carbon fiber auto body panels: Class A paint? CompositesWorld

As tougher emissions standards loom, this supplier’s study sheds light on the challenges of applying flaw-free primer and paint to production CFRP exterior body panels.

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