Composite Advantage ships FRP camels to U.S. Naval base in Guam

Low-maintenance, corrosion-resistant fiber-reinforced polymer flotation structures solve infrastructure maintenance issues for a U.S. Navy base.

Industry News

Hexcel, Woodward terminate planned merger Uncertainty in the aerospace and industrial markets caused by the coronavirus pandemic have forced the two companies to terminate their planned merger of equals.

Rockwood Composites, Leonardo produce 10,000 blades for Eurofighter Typhoon The delivery of the 10,000th blade for the towed decoy on Leonardo’s defense aircraft marks 10 years of partnership for the companies.

AnalySwift receives U.S. Navy grant to help improve service life of helicopters The funded project aims to further develop SwiftComp modeling software to better predict the durability of composite flexbeams on Navy rotorcraft.

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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.

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INEOS Composites Drives Industry Forward with Ashland Acquisition

Those in the composites industry will now find trusted brand names and products they love from Ashland under the new INEOS Composites umbrella. Here’s what they can find.

Carbon Fiber / Filament Winding

Composite T-boom accelerates industrial automation

A manufacturing method that integrates filament winding with axial winding of 0-degree fibers has opened new design options for transfer components in industrial automated equipment. One such design, for high-performance composite T-booms, helps manufacturers boost cost-critical production rates reportedly by as much as 20%.


Hexcel low-temp-cure adhesive targets marine applications Hexcel has launched its new low-temperature, fast-cure HexBond 679 adhesive film.

Gurit features core materials, adhesives, resins, molds for wind, aerospace

Gurit is featuring its offerings and expertise for wind energy, composite tooling and lightweighting applications such as aerospace, rail, healthcare and marine. ​​​​​​

Airbond introduces new range of carbon fiber splicers Airbond is introducing a range of new rugged carbon fiber splicers said to reduce costs through saved time and waste elimination.

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