Materials used to manufacture composite components and structures must be tested, assessed and certified to meet a variety of mechanical requirements. Finished parts also must be tested to make sure they meet dimensional requirements.
Dr. Donald F. Adams compares the three basic types of shear-loaded compression test fixtures.
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This recently discovered constant in laminate calculations can put designing with CFRP materials on par with designing with metals.Bearing testing of composites CompositesWorld
CW columnist Dr. Dan Adams (Wyoming Test Fixtures, Salt Lake City, UT, US) reviews the available options for testing the bearing strength of mechanically fastened composite joints.Composites in Wind Workshop held in Boulder CompositesWorld
More than 150 students, academics, technicians and business owners from 27 states attended the workshop.SAMPE Europe Conference & Exhibition to take place in Belgium CompositesWorld
The program consists of a broad range of lectures with the focus on advanced processing and materials engineering.Kanfit completes initial Nadcap composites audit CompositesWorld
Kanfit underwent the Nadcap audit for the production of prepreg parts in autoclave, out-of-autoclave and for performing mechanical and physical testing.