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Published: 8/8/2016

2016 Farnborough International Airshow Report
Composites are not the novelty in aerospace that they once were, but there was still much to see at Farnborough this year.

Published: 7/28/2016

Carbon fiber lightens medical laser chassis
Reduced weight shortens surgical and diagnostic procedures.

Published: 7/28/2016

The FAA: Keeping up with aerocomposites evolution
Composite and metallic structures must conform to the same performance-based standard of safety.

Published: 7/28/2016

Follow the leader — or maybe not
The easy explanation for lack of proliferation of carbon composites is the “not invented here” syndrome.

Published: 7/11/2016

The emerging commercial space industry
A decade since NASA opened extraterrestrial space to potential use as a commercial industry workplace, CW traces the role composites have played in public/private progress toward that goal.

Published: 6/29/2016

Trace: A simple, must-have tool
This recently discovered constant in laminate calculations can put designing with CFRP materials on par with designing with metals.

Published: 6/29/2016

Get ready for Composites 4.0!
It might seem like science fiction, but it must be our path if we are to make composites competitive.

Published: 5/26/2016

Taking the hit without added weight
High-modulus polypropylene (HMPP) fiber hybrids graduate from tennis to ... tornados!

Published: 5/25/2016

Composites manufacturing — where the excitement lives
A regular CW columnist and the chief commercialization officer for the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI, Knoxville, TN, US), Dale Brosius points out that for today's engineering students, a Ph.D in manufacturing ...

Published: 5/16/2016

Composites recycling becomes a necessity
Boeing and Airbus each is generating as much as a 1 million lb of cured and uncured carbon fiber prepreg waste each year from 787 and A350 XWB production. If you include the entire supply chain for these planes, the total is closer to 4 million lb/y...