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Published: 8/19/2018

Air travel with a personal touch
EAA’s 2018 AirVenture at Oshkosh, WI, US happened during the last week of July and as always offered up a banquet of news and innovative new products, including flying cars, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) personal air vehicles and combina...

Published: 8/10/2018

The Parker Solar Probe is pretty cool – thanks to carbon composite
Given the extreme temperatures of the Sun’s corona how can NASA’s Parker Solar Probe endure the region to carry out its mission to study our local star?

Published: 8/8/2018

Covestro establishes CFRTP as "a material class of its own"
Trademarked as Maezio, Covestro claims continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites “outperform metals,” offering advantages in aesthetics, lightweight and robust process flexibility.

Published: 8/3/2018

Connecting the Dots: Generative design, bionic structures and future composites
The trend shows cast and 3D printed metal, but fiber-reinforced composites offer the potential for multifunctional structures.

Published: 7/27/2018

CW Talks catches up with Tom Lemire
CW Talks: The Composites Podcast chats with composites industry veteran Tom Lemire, whose experience ranges from selling Owens Corning glass fiber to Toho Tenax carbon fiber. 

Published: 7/22/2018

Tour de France and bicycles: a showcase for composites
Senior editor Sara Black offers a round up of CW’s reporting over the years about composite bikes and the design efforts and complex materials that go into them.

Published: 7/12/2018

Molding in fasteners to CFRP parts
Placed into the mold prior to RTM, compression or injection molding/overmolding, this specially-shaped fastener enables composites to be fastened with standard methods used for metal parts.

Published: 7/9/2018

It’s time to plan your Wisconsin trip: Oshkosh 2018 is coming
The annual EAA AirVenture event is an air show/aircraft exhibition/trade show/learning opportunity/history lesson/concert venue/giant campout/Wisconsin bratfest and more. As in past years, composites industry expert and CW contributor Russ Eman...

Published: 6/29/2018

Generative design and continuous 3D fiber deposition
Generative design replicates nature’s evolutionary approach by combining artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing to provide thousands of solutions to one engineering problem.

Published: 6/27/2018

Slitting and kitting with Web Industries
CW Talks: The Composites Podcast catches up with Web Industrie’s Manish Patel and Ashley Graeber to talk tape slitting, kitting and cutting and more.