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Published: 1/12/2015

Composites 2015: A multitude or markets
Although the effects of the 2008 global financial downturn are still felt in some sectors, the composites industry, in general, showed health, growth and a renewed focus on innovation.

Published: 1/6/2015

Plant tour: ATK Aerospace Structures, Clearfield, Utah
High-volume, high-precision fiber and tape placement for the aerospace industry are among many specialties for this composites manufacturing behemoth.

Published: 1/6/2015

Multi-material rudder: Trailing-edge parts replaced
TCB Composite (West Haven, UT, US) molds replacment parts that keep legacy US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II fighter aircraft, affectionately dubbed Warthogs, in the air.

Published: 9/1/2014

SAMPE Seattle 2014 Report
The Society’s reconfigured Spring advanced materials event in Seattle, Wash., attracts speakers, exhibitors and attendees in large numbers and international dimensions.

Published: 9/1/2014

CFK-Valley Stade 2014 Conference Report
Always a technical-paper gold mine, this local event, in 2014, was determined to expand its sphere of composites influence.

Published: 9/1/2014

Destroyer deckhouse roof meets U.S. Navy fire code with phenolic composite
An all-composite deckhouse superstructure, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries (Gulfport, Miss.) cuts topside weight and enables stealth capability by reducing the radar signature of the U.S. Navy’s new, nearly $4 billion (USD) Zumwalt-clas...

Published: 7/1/2014

Aerospace and industrial next-gen advanced composites: A two-way street?
The head of his own consulting company and the president of Dayton, Ohio-based Quickstep Composites, the U.S. subsidiary of Australia-based Quickstep Technologies (Bankstown Airport, New South Wales), HPC columnist Dale Brosius sees “aerospace” and ...

Published: 4/30/2014

SAMPE Tech Seattle 2014 at a glance
A short compilation of SAMPE Tech Seattle 2014 program highlights.

Published: 4/30/2014

SAMPE Tech Seattle 2014 Preview
The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering’s annual fall Tech conference is now a spring event.

Published: 3/3/2014

Carbon Fiber 2013 Conference Report
Opportunities knock in Knoxville: CF 2013 featured nearly 30 speakers and almost 300 attendees, representing a wide range of participating industry, government and academic organizations.