Zone: Testing
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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.


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Comparison of shear-loaded compression test fixtures

Dr. Donald F. Adams compares the three basic types of shear-loaded compression test fixtures.
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Lab scale testing system CompositesWorld

Instron (Norwood, MA, US) has launched new generation of HDT and Vicat testing systems designed to significantly reduce workload and increase efficiency in the testing lab.

Spirit AeroSystems deploys Airbus augmented reality tool for composite fuselage brackets CompositesWorld

Testia will supply the systems already used to reduce A380 bracket inspection from weeks to days.

Tecnatom receives two new contracts for its inspection systems CompositesWorld

The Korean manufacturer Songwol will receive a system based on two robots.

Large portable antenna goes lightweight with conductive composites CompositesWorld

CFRP matches metal performance at one-third the weight thanks to innovative materials and precision manufacturing.

Notched testing of composites CompositesWorld

Open-hole test methods were developed in the early 1980s to compare toughness increases in new composite materials.

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