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Published: 9/12/2017

Rocket Lab all-composite Electron launch vehicle
New player scaling up two-stage rocket to relieve small-satellite launch backlog.

Published: 8/11/2017

Lightweighting speed into CNC machining
Drawing on a long history in composites manufacturing and CNC machining, this innovator turns to carbon fiber composites to reduce gantry component weight and increase shaping efficiency.

Published: 7/17/2017

Composite cases fuel commercial space venture
Launch vehicle supplier Orbital ATK is looking to break into the burgeoning commercial space market with a rocket motor that features an all-carbon fiber case.

Published: 6/8/2017

RTM-based redesign advances safety for one-of-a-kind wind tunnel
Glass fiber and honeycomb spacers between compressor blades get upgraded to a higher factor of safety with less weight using solid carbon fiber and RTM.

Published: 5/16/2017

3D TPC structural preforming process lightens car doors
Automated cell manufactures and pre-impregnates continuous-fiber 3D preforms for injection/compression overmolding of parts with complex shapes, and tailored structural properties.

Published: 5/10/2017

Composite submersibles: Under pressure in deep, deep waters
Manned deepsea exploration calls for a highly engineered composites solution that saves weight and preserves life — at 6,500-psi service pressure.

Published: 5/9/2017

Polyurethane’s processing speed, properties enable bigger blades
Decade-long development effort reaches key wind energy cost-reduction milestone using epoxy-besting infusion resin.

Published: 4/14/2017

Collaboration produces winning paddleboard
Design, and design for manufacturability, come together in this racing SUP for one-off and serial production.

Published: 4/11/2017

Curved pultrusion? No longer an oxymoron
Radius-Pultrusion process offers linear or curved profiles.

Published: 3/15/2017

Modular racking system expedites delivery
Bionic design and anisotropic elements enable this modular racking system concept to fulfill last-mile delivery goals.