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Published: 7/31/2015

PhD students visit middle school to demonstrate composites research
Researchers from the University of Bristol’s EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science led an outreach event for Year 7 students (6th grade) at the Crypt School in Gloucester, England.

Published: 7/13/2015

Intertek launches NDT services
Massachusetts-based Intertek is offering composites nondestructive testing (NDT) capabilities as part of its material characterization service.

Published: 7/13/2015

Shelby GT350R features carbon fiber wheels
Ford worked with Australia-based Carbon Revolution to develop the one-piece all-carbon fiber wheels, which save 60 lb in weight but provide better steering response.

Published: 5/26/2015

Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research opens new Composites Center
The new facility is equipped with an array of hydraulic, electro-mechanical, drop tower/pendulum impact test frames.

Published: 4/21/2015

New patents issued for ultrasonic inspection technologies for airframe structures
The patents cover a robotic inspection system that uses a pair of cooperating, multi-axis robots mounted on linear slides to perform ultrasonic inspection of parts.

Published: 4/6/2015

NASA establishes partnership to accelerate aircraft composites
The public-private partnership will work to advance knowledge about composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft.

Published: 3/9/2015

DolphiTech breakthrough for drilled hole inspections in CFRP
New functionality in DolphiCam Ultrasound NDT improves hole flaking and delamination detection in CFRP laminates.

Published: 3/2/2015

NSL Analytical builds New England region staff
Jim Martin to lead materials testing and analysis business in the Northeast US.

Published: 2/18/2015

SEM-based NDI checks CNT dispersion in composites
Refined techniques enable quantitative 3D imaging of CNT dispersion within the polymer and better understanding of its impact on CNT composite conductivity.

Published: 2/2/2015

GE Aviation seeks aerospace part inspection technologies
GE's Aviation Inspection Technology Challenge seeks technologies, processes or approaches to help increase the speed and accuracy of aerospace parts inspection.