CW BLOG

T&T Eco launches environmentally friendly degreasers and bio-based solvents

By: Grace Nehls

Degreaser and solvents are natural, high-performance solutions that can be used for cleaning, absorption and preparation of surfaces.
#sustainability

Markets

Composites contribute to high-performance Cadillacs

By: Gary S. Vasilash

The CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing are built for speed, with the latter being the quickest Cadillac ever to make it to a dealer showroom. Aero sculpting brings composites into play and add accents to the interior.
#generalmotors

Energy Storage

Download Composites in Hydrogen Storage

A collection of two reports on the demand for hydrogen as an energy source and the role composites might play in the transport and storage of hydrogen.

Design/Simulation

Hybrid metal composite four-disc milling cutter reduces machining times by 78%

By: Grace Nehls

CompoTech and Hofmeister steel and carbon fiber tool achieves 50% faster cutting speed and 54% higher feed rate compared to conventional two-disc tools.
#cuttingtools

Design & Tooling

Toray nanoalloy technology develops new flexible and toughened polymer

By: Grace Nehls

New polymer combines PA6 with polyrotaxane and retains high thermal resistance, rigidity and strength with a bending fatigue limit that is 15-fold that of conventional polymers.

Dura Composites data analysis tool offers comprehensive product specifications

By: Grace Nehls

Interactive Product Selector identifies and details product information to streamline user selection and ensure fast and accurate product decisions for projects.

The European Alliance for SMC BMC launches design guide series for SMC, BMC composites

By: Grace Nehls

Thought of as bridging the gap between steel and thermoplastics, SMC and BMC material applications continue to grow. This design guide series addresses uses, questions and tips.
#bulkmoldingcompound #sheetmoldingcompound

Siemens Simcenter 3D addresses complex engineering challenges

By: Grace Nehls

The 2021 software release offers new simulation types, refinements in accuracy and enhanced performance speed for improved simulation efficiency.
#composites4_0

Digital Demos

Integrating, optimizing automated laser projection solutions

By: Jeff Sloan

Virtek Vision explores the latest developments of Virtek Iris 3D, the company’s vision-based laser projection system for composites layup and fabrication applications.

Markets

The evolution of the commercial aerospace landscape

By: Jeff Sloan

Following the grounding of the 737 and the downturn caused by the pandemic, Boeing finds itself a distant second to Airbus. What should it do?
#editorial #boeing #a350

Hemco laminar flow clean enclosures meet critical clean requirements

By: Grace Nehls

Unitized, modular EnviroMax enclosures isolates laboratory application processes including compounding, high throughput screening, sample weighing, powder handling and more.

Carbon Fibers

Novel dry tape for liquid molded composites

By: Ginger Gardiner

MTorres seeks to enable next-gen aircraft and open new markets for composites with low-cost, high-permeability tapes and versatile, high-speed production lines.
#automation #outofautoclave #windblades