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Published: 7/12/2017

Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.

Published: 6/8/2017

RTM-based redesign advances safety for one-of-a-kind wind tunnel
Glass fiber and honeycomb spacers between compressor blades get upgraded to a higher factor of safety with less weight using solid carbon fiber and RTM.

Published: 5/16/2017

3D TPC structural preforming process lightens car doors in volume process
Automated cell manufactures and pre-impregnates continuous-fiber 3D preforms for injection/compression overmolding of parts with complex shapes, and tailored structural properties.

Published: 5/9/2017

Polyurethane’s processing speed, properties enable bigger blades
Decade-long development effort reaches key wind energy cost-reduction milestone using epoxy-besting infusion resin.

Published: 4/11/2017

Curved pultrusion? No longer an oxymoron
Radius-Pultrusion process offers linear or curved profiles.

Published: 3/9/2017

500,000 parts per year? No problem!
BENTELER-SGL develops fully automated HP-RTM production of the weight- and space-saving composite leaf spring for Volvo’s multi-model SPA global platform.

Published: 3/8/2017

Thermoplastic composites: Occupant protection in transportation
European consortium develops, validates unique hybrid process for a glass/PA6 engine-compartment bulkhead to replace stamped steel on commercial trucks.

Published: 12/12/2016

Durable composite pallet comes to market
Selective reinforcements paired with commodity materials, plus long-term partnerships, make this pallet concept a winner.

Published: 11/23/2016

Size-unlimited OOA composite process enables next-gen launch system
United Launch Alliance selects Ruag Space for lower cost/improved quality out-of-autoclave manufacture of Vulcan’s composite primary structures.

Published: 9/19/2016

Composites enable portability in driving simulator
FRP design enables portable, light-tight, enclosure with an image-projection-grade inner surface.