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Published: 2/1/2015

Thermoplastic composite pressure vessels for FCVs
U.K. consortiums address durability, weight, cost of high-pressure tanks for hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicles.

Published: 2/1/2015

New aerocomposites niche: Helicopter transmission gears?
A NASA study shows that steel/composite hybrid gears save significant weight, and could mitigate vibration-related noise.

Published: 1/6/2015

Benzoxazines for OOA tooling
Can infusible formulations of this newer resin system produce aerospace-capable tools?

Published: 1/6/2015

Articulated composite booms extend reach of concrete-pumping arms
A 25% weight reduction vs. legacy steel yields economics that justify upfront cost of carbon fiber.

Published: 1/6/2015

Dark knights: Sleek trimarans surveil the seas
Epoxy-infused patrol boats outperform less nimble and more costly conventional naval craft.

Published: 1/6/2015

Sub-8-minute cycle times on carbon/epoxy prepreg
Globe’s Generation 2 RapidClave system passes another out-of-autoclave milestone.

Published: 11/29/2014

CAMISMA’s car seat back: Hybrid composite for high volume
Recycled fibers, in-situ polymerized PA12 and steel inserts combined in one-shot process to cut weight 40 percent at competitive cost, cycle time and safety.

Published: 11/1/2014

Spread-tow technology takes off
New, ultralight-areal-weight prepreg tapes form the thin-ply laminates will enable Solar Impulse 2’s sun-powered flight around the world.

Published: 11/1/2014

Carbon fiber: Key to cost-conscious rehab
Carbon composites are effective solutions for repairs and upgrades of reinforced concrete.

Published: 9/1/2014

Resin infusion produces autoclave-capable tools for Scorpion jet
Leading Edge Aerospace designs and builds cost-effective prototype tools for maverick military aircraft concept.