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IACMI Winter 2020 Meeting

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) held its winter meeting in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. January 21-23, updating its membership on the public-private institute's efforts to accelerate composites design and manufacturing.

Industry News

Boeing 777X achieves first successful flight The 777X jetliner, which features the longest carbon fiber composite aircraft wings yet manufactured, took to the skies for its maiden flight on Jan. 25.

Volkswagen, ORNL, UT collaborate on innovation hub

Initial work at Volkswagen’s first North American innovation hub will focus on developing composite vehicle components and electrification of vehicles.

Toray uses carbon nanotube composites for ultra-high frequency communication Toray says that its ultra-high frequency (UHF) printed radio-frequency identifier (RFID) has potential application in retail and logistics operations.

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Knowledge Centers

Automated tape laying (ATL) and automated fiber placement (AFP) CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.

Closed Molding Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance provide you with the latest information about closed mold technologies and the advantages, techniques and opportunities that the closed mold process has over open molding.

CompositesWorld Magazine

January Issue
Carbon fiber wheels are ready to roll

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Products

Bitrez Ltd. launches bio-based resins

Bitrez Ltd.’s new family of bio-based resins, including bio-epoxy systems and PFA, are designed for composite applications and are REACH compliant.

Electric tugs ease loading of aerostructures in and out of autoclave The MasterMover MT600+ electric tug is said to enable an operator to easily push, pull and steer wheeled loads up to 6,000 kilograms. 

Reliabotics introduces carbonic cleaning systems Reliabotics has introduced to the composites market a line of CO2-based cleaning products designed to provide fast, highly efficient, waste-free cleaning of a variety of surfaces, including molds and finished composite parts and structures.

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