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Published: 10/19/2016

3D knitting solves preforming cost, time, performance equation
Disruptive digitized technology a dramatic step-change in near-net preform production for Dassault Falcon interior air duct.

Published: 4/11/2016

Selective reinforcements boost “commodity” composite properties
Strategically placed advanced reinforcements reduce weight, cost while dramatically increasing mechanical performance and dimensional stability.

Published: 11/30/2015

Reducing manufacturing cost via RTM
Airbus Bremen aims to replace dozens of prepreg components and assembly operations with a unitized multispar composite flap molded in a one-shot process.

Published: 8/3/2015

In-mold sensors: In-situ process monitoring for RTM
Technology for monitoring the molding process from within the mold cavity, a practice familiar to injection molders, is making an appearance in resin transfer molding.

Published: 5/31/2014

BMW Leipzig: The epicenter of i3 production
A glimpse into the inner workings of an automaker at the forefront of serial-production autocomposites.

Published: 7/1/2013

Cutting the cost of integrated composite aerostructures
A unitized all-composite aircraft door concept is realized in one shot with no fasteners.

Published: 12/31/2012

An impec-able bike frame: Handmade by machine
Long on technology firsts, this optimized, automated manufacturing process produces nothing short of the “perfect” bike frame.

Published: 9/4/2012

Sixth Element: Lamborghini accelerates CFRP
The automaker’s R&D centers in Italy and the U.S. implement aerospace-inspired design philosophy to radically enhance the use — and the benefits — of CFRP.

Published: 5/1/2012

Integrated, optimized aircraft door
This composites manufacturer is betting its one-piece 3-D preform and RTM process will trim weight from today’s fastener-intensive “black aluminum” aircraft doors.

Published: 9/1/2011

PRSEUS preform for pressurized cabin walls
Over the next few years, NASA and The Boeing Co. (Chicago, Ill.) will build larger and more elaborate pressurized passenger cabin structures for future blended-wing airliners.