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Published: 5/24/2016

VABO Composites: Dutch innovator excels in diverse applications
From yacht masts and ship doors to front loader buckets and architectural projects, VABO uses resin infusion and ingenuity to push composites forward vs. metals.

Published: 5/9/2016

Cost-effective aerocomposites: Dry fiber AFP and resin infusion
Aurora Flight Sciences and NONA Composites aim to improve toughness, repeatable aerospace quality and affordability for large-scale NASA structures.

Published: 5/5/2016

Composites in tornado shelters
A new design aims to defeat the threat from debris, both as heavy piles preventing exit and as projectiles traveling at ballistic speeds.

Published: 3/24/2016

What do PU/carbon spars and the Valencia lighthouse have in common?
Saertex reinforcements, infusion, speed of fabrication and long life.

Published: 3/3/2016

First 3D woven composite for NASA thermal protection systems
A NASA-led team develops 3D woven quartz preform, hybrid process to infuse it with cyanate ester resin (0.5% voids) and achieves TRL5 in three years to replace CF/phenolic in the Orion spacecraft’s compression pads.

Published: 2/4/2016

February supplement: Out-of-autoclave processing for aero use
We here at CW put together a supplement published with the February issue of the regular magazine that focuses on the technologies, tools and materials being used today in out-of-autoclave (OOA) processing for aerocomposites.

Published: 1/28/2016

Disruptive composite infrastructure
FiberCore Europe claims the "Holy Grail" of delamination-resistant FRP bridge and infrastructure components with its patented InfraCore technology.

Published: 12/2/2015

Infused trimaran takes to the seas
French shipyard CMN has released a video showing the Ocean Eagle 43 infused epoxy trimaran in action.

Published: 10/20/2015

New 250°F/120°C No Oven No Autoclave epoxy
Designed for room-temp infusion and filament winding with 2-hr no-heat-added cure or 15-30 min heated cure without post-cure for flexible processing of marine, industrial and energy structures.

Published: 10/19/2015

Infusion enthusiasm
Although CW didn't attend the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh in 2015, we did learn about an infusion demo that was the largest ever accomplished at the fly-in event.