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Published: 8/3/2015

Carbon composite spring: Big performance, small package
Disc spring stack is lighter, reduces friction and can be performance-tuned.

Published: 7/1/2015

Composite air brakes: Stopping the world’s fastest car
CFRP sandwich structures a key element of deceleration in the Bloodhound SSC rocket-powered racer’s two-run attempt at resetting the land speed record.

Published: 6/1/2015

Prepreg compression molding makes its commercial debut
Ultra-thin, preformed laminate designs enable CFRP decklid manufacture at lower-than-expected mass and at cycle times approaching mass-production speed.

Published: 6/1/2015

Out-of-autoclave processing: <1% void content?
Research sheds light on air and air-bubble behavior in OOA aerospace prepregs.

Published: 6/1/2015

Carbon fiber as a replacement for glass fiber in D-LFT auto parts
Research progresses toward attainment of 80-90% of continuous carbon fiber tensile modulus in lighter parts molded from direct long fiber thermoplastic compounds.

Published: 4/1/2015

PRSEUS update: Hybrid wing body passenger cabin takes shape
NASA calls on composites to enable a paradigm shift in future aircraft aerodynamics.

Published: 3/2/2015

Additive manufacturing: Can you print a car?
Collaborative demonstration dispels doubt about 3D printing’s disruptive potential for direct-to-digital manufacturing of just about anything BIG.

Published: 3/2/2015

SkyPath: Scenic bikeway/walkway a winner with composites
E-glass/carbon/epoxy provides the means for this long-sought addition to a 1.1-km harbor bridge in New Zealand’s capital city.

Published: 2/1/2015

CFRP camera boom enables safe spill inspection
NONA Composites’ 32m REACH structure meets tight remediation schedule at DoE radioactive waste storage site.

Published: 2/1/2015

Managing weight in emergency medical transport
Repetitive strain risk for first responders sends emergency equipment provider back to the drawing board to develop more ergonomic cot.