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The markets: Civil infrastructure (2020)

 

Composites offer light weight, corrosion resistance, high strength and long lifespan — qualities that make them a natural fit for infrastructure projects. And while composites are already being used to rehabilitate roads, bridges, water/drainage systems and seawalls, and to build resilient structures, widespread adoption has yet to occur.

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By: Staff 1/8/2020

The markets: Automotive (2020)

The markets: Automotive (2020)

 

 

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The markets: Aerospace (2020)

 

In 2019, the global commercial aerospace industry was shaped and dominated by the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX, which was precipitated by the crash of two 737 MAX aircraft, one in late 2018 and the other in early 2019. The cause of the crashes, which killed more than 300 people, was an automated flight control system Boeing developed specifically for the 737 MAX. Boeing has committed significant resources to correcting the automated flight control system. As of mid-December 2019, longer-than-expected re-certification has led to a suspension of 737 MAX production beginning in January 2020.

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Looking back at 2019 webinars

 

Here at CompositesWorld, we host many webinars per year with industry leaders and companies alike, presenting ideas and topics that capture the essence of the industry: always learning and always adapting. With CW, the webinar topics range from structural adhesives to automated fiber placement (AFP) to thermoplastics to composites repair, and much more.

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