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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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CAMX 2015 preview: NDT Systems CompositesWorld

NDT Systems Inc. (Huntington Beach, CA, US) will feature its line of advanced ultrasonic testing equipment to the nondestructive testing marketplace.

CAMX 2015 preview: Luna Innovations CompositesWorld

Luna Innovations (Roanoke, VA, US) will present a paper CAMX on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 8:00 a.m. titled, “In-Situ SHM of Composite-Overwrapped Pressure Vessels.”

CAMX 2015 preview: Brookhaven Instruments CompositesWorld

Brookhaven Instruments Corp. (Holtsville, NY, US) is featuring its technology for characterizing nanoparticles using light scattering to determine particle sizing, zeta potential and absolute molecular weight, for nanotechnology applications ranging from quality control to research and development to process control.

Structural health monitoring: NDT-integrated aerostructures enter service CompositesWorld

SHM moves from structural testing to an FAA-qualified inspection alternative, to reduce cost, streamline operations and mature toward lighter, more robust smart structures

Designing with composites: Optimizing for performance and manufacturing CompositesWorld

David Leigh Hudson, the director of product and market strategy for the Fibersim product portfolio at Siemens PLM Software (Waltham, MA, US), the need in the field of composite part design for a serious commitment to what he terms "concurrent engineering" processes.

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