Testing

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.
Features

JEC World 2016, the full report

CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.
Features

Structural health monitoring: NDT-integrated aerostructures enter service

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

TA Instruments introduces new dilatometer

TA Instruments (New Castle, DE, US) has added three new dilatometer product lines to its 800 platform: the DIL 820, the DIL 830 and the ODP 860.