Film and paste adhesives, wet peel-ply and potting compounds enable the aviation industry to utilize advanced materials that contribute to lightweighting, more efficient designs, and improved sustainability.
All are encouraged to submit an abstract for the spring 2021 conference and exhibition. Abstract submission deadline is November 15, 2020.
Although Toray’s carbon fiber and composite materials segment showed growth in fiscal 2019, pandemic-driven headwinds in fiscal 2020 are steering the company toward wind, UAM and energy-related markets.
Other composites innovations include recyclable CFRP connectors, interwoven Dynema/carbon fiber reinforcements and integrating damage sensors into the frame.
Fibremod, the customized carbon and glass fiber-reinforced polypropylene material ensures reduced weight, cost savings and design flexibility.
The four-page brochure is offered in German, English, Chinese (Mandarin) and Spanish to help promote the company’s servo-controlled carbon fiber (CF) T-beam design and data.
The gelcoat product can be used like traditional gelcoats and hosts a range of additional benefits including lower theoretical consumption, high water resistance and more.
Suited for composites applications in a range of industries, the Summit is engineered with a 5-axis scanning probe, REVO-2 sensors and options for automation.
Highly engineered, long-life products, like those made with composites, even if thrown off stride by a recession, have a built-in time horizon that extends beyond the timescale of the pandemic.
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AlbatrossONE demonstrator with 75% longer wing-tips vs. phase one proves freely flapping wing-tips can alleviate wing loads and avoid tip stall for improved aircraft performance.
During the 20-hour test flight, the solar-powered high-altitude pseudo-sattelite (HAPS) surpassed 60,000 feet in altitude and demonstrated broadband mobile connectivity.
Gregg Balko, CEO of SAMPE since 2004, is retiring on July 1, 2020. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan talks to Gregg about his tenure at SAMPE, changes he led and how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the trade show and conference business — including SAMPE’s.
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Recent developments in air pollution abatement technologies have not only improved destruction capabilities but also allowed producers to reduce operating costs and improve uptime.
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An evolving landscape of automation, sensors and AI software is not an end, but a means to achieve the cost, quality, efficiency and agility required for future manufacturing.
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nebumind software builds digital twins from manufacturing data to trace defects, compare manufactured parts, qualify processes, develop tolerance windows for process monitoring and more.
Expanding new orders, production and employment activity send the Index over 50 for the month of September.
Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha 2.0 launch vehicle, designed to deliver satellites into low Earth orbit, gets a composites makeover in pursuit of larger payload capacity and more cost-effective performance.
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Growth continues in suppliers, part size, production volume and markets.
Imaging and analysis via computed tomography (CT) has potential for certifiable safety and business sustainability and could be key for interior inspections of composite parts. Part 1 of a two-part series.